Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 21 recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and vulnerable to the virus in the country as warned by local competent agencies.

Vietnam’s tourism sector could lose US$ 5bln due to COVID-19

Vietnam’s tourism sector could lose US$ 5bln due to COVID-19

10:39 | 14/02/2020

Due to an impact of Covid-19 epidemic, the number of foreign visitors to Vietnam will continue to decrease sharply by 50- 60 percent in the upcoming time as the country has a land border with China and reported to have Covid19-positive cases.

2019-nCoV epidemic affects tourism and exports in Vietnam

2019-nCoV epidemic affects tourism and exports in Vietnam

15:36 | 12/02/2020

The cancellation of thousands of air tickets and hotel reservations, and lower sales of agricultural products, especially to China, are the first symptoms of what the Vietnamese economy could suffer from the new coronavirus.    

Why you should take a sleeper train in Vietnam

Why you should take a sleeper train in Vietnam

15:52 | 11/02/2020

Vietnam is vibrant with green rolling hills, bustling cities, and rich foods. Locals are kind, everything is cheap, the scenery is breathtaking, and the weather is ideal. Many spend months in Vietnam, and still can’t see or do everything on their bucket list. Don’t let this deter you if you only have a week, because there is a solution….taking a sleeper train in Vietnam!    

Five best beaches in Vietnam’s south

Five best beaches in Vietnam’s south

11:26 | 06/02/2020

From Nha Trang with its lively stretch of sand lined with food stalls to the largely undiscovered gem of Ghenh Rang, we round up the best beaches in Vietnam's south.    

Hanoi stops receiving tourists from coronavirus-hit areas

Hanoi stops receiving tourists from coronavirus-hit areas

21:23 | 31/01/2020

The Tourism Department of Hanoi has asked international travel companies to stop receiving tourists from areas with confirmed outbreaks of the novel coronavirus, and suspend outbound trips to epidemic-hit regions as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

Hoi An offers free medical masks to tourists to combat nCoV

Hoi An offers free medical masks to tourists to combat nCoV

10:52 | 31/01/2020

All tourists who purchase tickets to visit the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam are to be given free medical masks as part of a number of activities aimed at halting any potential cases of acute pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8% in January

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8% in January

10:11 | 30/01/2020

The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in January is estimated to expand 16.6% month-on-month and 32.8% year-on-year, reaching 1.99 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Travel firms cancel tours to China to avoid spread of nCoV

Travel firms cancel tours to China to avoid spread of nCoV

18:09 | 24/01/2020

Several Vietnam’s major tour operators have simultaneously announced a postponement of all tours to China and support for any affected customers amid the ongoing outbreak of acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) in China.

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