Additionally, Vietnam temporarily suspended visa issuance for foreigners entering the country to prevent the spread of COVID-19; and domestic tourism has not been recovered from the disease when comparing the previous period. Some localities have significant declines in tourism revenue, including the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau (72.9 percent), the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa (68.2 percent), HCMC (66.1 percent), the northern province of Quang Ninh (65.4 percent), the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho (59 percent), Hanoi (54.8 percent), the north central province of Thanh Hoa (54.6 percent), the central coastal province of Binh Dinh (54.2 percent), Da Nang City (53.1 percent) and the northern coastal city of Hai Phong (32.5 percent). The report showed that the number of international tourists coming to Vietnam is more than 3.73 million, declined 48.8 percent compared to the same period last year. May saw the lowest number of foreign arrivals, falling 13.6 percent and 98.3 percent compared to the previous month and last year respectively because the country has continued to implement preventive measures against the disease and not allowed international visitors to enter Vietnam, but foreign experts and technicians who are working in the country. The General Statistics Office (GSO) announced that Asian travelers that accounted for 72.9 percent came from main markets with a sharp fall, such as China (down 57.2 percent), the Republic of Korea… Read full this story
- Vietnam’s export revenue reaches nearly US$83 billion in four months
- Facebook hits record 3 billion monthly users on its services
- Philippines' Q1 tourism revenue dips 35 pct due to COVID-19
- Saudi Arabia Looks to Boost Haj Tourism Revenues Amid Falling Oil Prices
- TikTok reaches 2 billion downloads
- Millions travel in China during May Day holidays as tourism, travel open up
- Thailand to kick off campaign to stimulate domestic tourism
- Vietnam caught between efforts to stem disease and ensure future tourism
- Greece wants to open up for tourism, but could it be too soon?
- Hubei province tourism springing back to life
Tourism revenue reaches VND8,300 billion in the first five months have 328 words, post on sggpnews.org.vn at May 30, 2020. This is cached page on Talk Vietnam. If you want remove this page, please contact us.