Ta Dung lake in Dak Nong province. Covering a vast area of over 22,000 hectares, Ta Dung lake can be found in Ta Dung National Park of Dak Glong district in Dak Nong province. With the lake at its most beautiful between July and December, visitors are able to travel by boat to savour the scenic views of the area. Furthermore, guests can also visit the local fishing village, organise picnics on the banks of the lake, and enjoy a peaceful atmosphere. Photo: Nguyen Quang Ngoc Tonkin / Shutterstock. … [Read more...] about Seven must-visit destinations of the Central Highlands region
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“Recently, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has been working with representatives of the Thai tourism agency and Taipei Cultural Office to discuss the time to cooperate. For example, first, Vietnam opens to some countries and territories such as Thailand, Korea, China and Taiwan, then to countries like Japan, and others next. However, the roadmap to open international tourism depends on the epidemic control of each country and territory,” Mr. Ha Van Sieu said. … [Read more...] about New roadmap to welcome outbound tourists
Hanoi (VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 48.8 percent decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first five months of the year, with the total standing at 3.73 million. The General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29 that 72.9 percent of foreign tourists in the period were from Asia, with numbers from the region down 51.4 percent year-on-year. Falls were seen in almost all major markets, such as China (down 57.2 percent), Malaysia (53.9 percent), the Republic of Korea (53.4 percent), Japan (48.2 percent), France (47.5 percent), the UK (44.3 percent), and Russia (23.2 percent). Conversely, the number of Cambodian tourists surged 118.3 percent. Revenue from tourism services in the period was estimated at 8.3 trillion VND (359 million USD), down 54.1 percent. Localities seeing significant declines in revenue include the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau (72.9 percent), south-central Khanh Hoa province (68.2 percent), HCM City (66.1 percent), … [Read more...] about International tourists down nearly 50 percent
According to Nguyen Dinh Cung, former Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, facilitating the private economic sector’s development remains an inevitable trend for the national economy. The number of newly established enterprises has been steadily annually, while the sector in general has been able to successfully mobilise huge amounts of capital for production and business, developing into an important part of the national economy in the process. … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives to effectively attract private investment
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?