Phú Quốc and Hạ Long are forecast to be magnets attracting tourists to Việt Nam, with growth in tourist numbers at over 30 per cent per year. Việt Nam’s tourism sector sees record growth Last year was a milestone for Việt Nam's tourism industry, with a record of 15.6 million international visitors, increasing by 2.7 million from the previous year. With more than 80 million domestic visitors, the total revenue from tourists reached over VNĐ620 trillion (US$26.61 billion) in 2018. This is an impressive figure for the tourism industry, helping to soon realise the goal of welcoming 32 million international tourists by 2025 and 47 million international visitors by 2030. According to some travel experts, to achieve this as well as maintain growth momentum, the role of famous tourist sites is significant. These places act as ‘magnets’ to attract tourists. Previously, international visitors to Việt Nam focused mainly on … [Read more...] about What are the magnets attracting tourists in the next five years?
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More families are now leaving behind the bustle of urban life for the quiet, relaxing atmosphere of the countryside. This new ecotourism model in the central city of Da Nang has been drawing the attention of both local and domestic holidaymakers. Playing in an open field, enjoying the fresh air and more. They are what visitors feel when coming to Yen Retreat in Hoa Bac commune, Hoa Vang district. Strict rules such as no loudspeakers, no alcohol on the premises and limiting the number of visitors make this ecotourism spot interesting and attractive to tourists. In recent years, in Da Nang’s countryside, vast unused lands that lie among mountains and sea have been utilised for ecotourism. This new model has provided tourists with a new experience, created new tourism products and new job opportunities. While modern amusement parks and other entertainment forms are growing at an unprecedented rate, an ecotourism model like Yen Retreat with all the wildness and untouched landscape … [Read more...] about New ecotourism model in Da Nang attracts tourists
A hydropower reservoir is becoming a popular tourist destination in Tuyen Quang Province thanks to the limestone in the middle of the reservoir. The place has been called Tuyen Quang's Ha Long Bay because of the limestone and beautiful water. The reservoir is over 3,500 hectares and spread across Na Hang and Lam Binh districts that have many well-known destinations such as Khuoi Slung Waterfall and Nam Me Waterfall. There's a myth that the limestone amid the reservoir are actually the poles for a hero of Tay ethnic minority group to keep his buffalo. A tour guide from the Tay ethnic group introduces the history and culture of his group to the tourists from the central region. The tourists are served traditional food on the boat. During the tour, tourists will get to see the waterfalls and the caves nearby where semi-fossilised remains and thousands of ancient tools dating back to the Hoa Binh (Hoabinhian) Culture, about 10,000 to 16,000 years ago can be found. … [Read more...] about Reservoir attracts tourists with raw beauty
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered government agencies to study China’s efforts in this area and adopt a similar model. In Beijing, shops and restaurants which open from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. could receive a subsidy of $70,000, and areas which operate at least 12 hours at night get $700,000. Nguyen Cong Hoan, deputy director of travel agency HanoiRedtours, told VnExpress International that evening is when tourists spend generously on entertainment and shopping, and therefore a nighttime policy would benefit the country. "Major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have night markets, but there is demand for more activities. The country needs more restaurants, malls and entertainment areas remaining open after midnight to attract tourists." Vietnam has been focusing on nature and cultural tourism, while recreational tourism such as theme parks, shopping centers and late-night shows still have a long way to go, he said. He pointed out this is why the rate of returning … [Read more...] about Vietnam wants to offer nightlife to attract tourists
After being put into operation earlier this year, Da Nang’s Son Tra night market has become a popular destination, attracting thousands of locals and tourists coming to shop. However, to become a noteworthy tourism product, the market needs more highlights and interesting activities. With its convenient location, the Son Tra night market and pedestrian street has become a hot spot, attracting tourists and locals to the venue, especially during weekends. Every night, the market welcomes up to 1,000 visitors who come to shop and sightsee. Many people have praised that the market is well-aired and clean, with a clear source of products at reasonable prices. However, the market has not yet met visitors’ demand. Among over 150 shops at the market, locally manufactured products are still modest compared to fashion, cosmetics, and imported product shops. In the time ahead, the night market will be opening an additional 100 shops in order to diversify goods and … [Read more...] about Danang’s night market needs boost to attract tourists