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‘Growth of Vietnam tourism would experience a slowdown without visa exemption’

If there are stricter visa regulations, the growth of Vietnam’s tourism would be slow down, according to deputy head of mission at the British embassy in Vietnam Steph Lysaght.

Phu Quoc island: An alternative to overcrowded Phuket and Bali

Novotel Phu Quoc Resort General Manager Lee Pearce shares his thought on the future of the Vietnam’s biggest island destination in contrast to two other tourist hotspots in Southeast Asia.

CEO Group shakes hand with France's Accor to run 1,000-room Pullman Harbor City Van Don hotel

The project named Pullman Harbor City Van Don is in the Sonasea Harbor City Van Don complex with more than 1,000 hotel rooms on an area of roughly 13 hectares.

Visa: The bottleneck for Vietnam tourism’s objectives

If the obstacles in visa-related issue are not removed, Vietnam’s objective to develop its tourism into the key economic sector by 2020 could not be realized, according to Vietstar Airlines Deputy General Director Luong Hoai Nam.

Tourism advisor calls for renewing visa exemptions

As the visa waiver program for five European countries is to come to an end on June 30 this year, Vice President of Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board Kenneth Atkinson talks to TheLEADER on whether this cheme will be extended.

Visa exemption: A bold act to gain long term benefit from European visitors

A lot of experts and local tourism enterprises estimate that visa exemption for foreign visitors to Vietnam will help promote this industry and create a sustainable growth.

MIST Tourism, Hospitality, and Travel Tech Program opens for applications

Destination Mekong and the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) announced their 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) business support programs are now open for applications.

Phu Quoc launched world's longest sea cable car route

With a total length of nearly 7.9km, Hon Thom cable car route in Phu Quoc has been recognized as the world's longest sea cable by Guinness World Records.

Open non-stop flight to the U.S., tourism industry is eager to launch new products

In 2018, Vietnam Airlines will have its first non-stop flight to the United States, with a starting point of either San Francisco or Los Angeles.

PM approves the master plan to develop Dong Van stone plateau in Ha Giang

The Prime Minister has approved the master plan for the development of the Dong Van stone plateau into a national tourist center in Ha Giang province by 2030.