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UNESCO-recognized documentary heritages to be showcased in Hanoi

Documentary heritages of the Nguyen Dynasty will be introduced to people in Hanoi through an exhibition called 'Accessing world's documentary heritages in Vietnam through Nguyen Dynasty's documentary heritages'.


Vietnam serves 8.47 million foreign tourists in first eight months

Vietnam welcomed more than 8.47 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of the year, up 29.7 percent against the same period of last year, and served 52.8 million domestic tourists, earning a total of 335.8 trillion VND (14.7 billion USD) in revenue. 


Online tourism market called ‘new gold mine’, worth $9 billion

The fourth industrial revolution is expected to be a great opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to make a breakthrough in the online market, estimated to be worth $9 billion by 2025.


Developing medical tourism: better late than never

Medical tourism can bring huge incomes to countries, but it has not been properly exploited in Vietnam.

According to Deloitte, global medical tourism has value of no less than $60 billion. It is estimated that 50,000 Vietnamese travel abroad to have healthcare services with total spending of $2 billion every year. 


Tourism target hard to achieve

Vietnam’s tourism sector needs to attract an average of 1.15 million international tourists a month in the rest of the year to translate the 13-million-foreign-arrival target for all of 2017 into reality.


Vietnamese increasingly using mobiles to purchase travel

Though only 7 per cent of overall online travel sales were made on mobile phones in Vietnam in 2016, such sales grew rapidly from 2013-2016, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) rate of 58.1 per cent, and present the biggest growth opportunity, the latest Criteo-commissioned study conducted by Euromonitor International has found.


70% of tourists do not return to Vietnam

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and firms discuss ways to improve local tourism as, according to various statistics sources, 70% of tourists do not return to Vietnam because of theft, congestion, food hygiene and pollution.


Mekong Delta on right track to boost tourism

Mekong Delta provinces are on the right track to lure more holidaymakers and turn tourism into a spearhead industry after Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved a master plan to develop tourism in the region by 2020 with a vision to 2030.


Museum of Ethnology among top tourist attractions in Vietnam

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) has recently been bestowed with the “Vietnam’s leading tourist attraction 2017” award for the third consecutive year, by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.


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