South Korean citizens who want to enter Vietnam will have to obtain a suitable visa type issued by Vietnam.
The overwhelming dependence on Chinese tourists has made Vietnam’s tourism growth slows down.
Despite the desperate call for visa exemption for international tourists from the private sector, state management bodies insisted that it did not affect the visitor flow into Vietnam.
The Central Coast and Central Highlands still lack international amusement parks, night entertainment services, art shows or casinos in order to beef up its tourism development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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