Many travel agencies have also launched their own products and strategies in order to promote domestic tourism. Hanoi Redtours his providing families with attractive tours with discounts of 30-50%; meanwhile, Vietravel has built packages with discounts of up to 50%. Grasping the backpacking trend, the companies have also added retail products and services, including booking hotels and air tickets as well as car rental. For example, the AZA Travel Company has introduced various attractive services, with discounts of up to 70% for air tickets and hotels and up to 50% off on vouchers to luxury resorts around the country. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 28
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LONDON — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet EU leaders next month in a bid to reinvigorate stalled post-Brexit negotiations that London said on Wednesday must finish by the end of year even if no deal is reached. … [Read more...] about UK PM Johnson to join post-Brexit talks as key deadline nears
First, under Vietnam’s chairmanship, ASEAN activated virtual channels to ensure continuous communication among ASEAN members. This solution has helped ASEAN and its partners stay connected, sustain seamless co-ordination, and make quick and timely responses amidst the crisis. The first of its results came out on February 14 when Vietnam issued the 'Chair’s Statement on ASEAN’s Joint Response to the Outbreak of COVID-19'. This statement aimed to draw attention to the risks of this virus, call for regional and international co-operation, underline ASEAN solidarity and unity, and reiterate commitment to working together to prevent the spread of the contagion and restoring peace and safety to daily life. Statements by the ASEAN defence, economic and tourism Ministers followed suit, recognising the need for close co-operation in not only curbing the spread of the virus but also restoring the economy in the aftermath. Then, on April 14, as chaired by Vietnam, … [Read more...] about Vietnam helps ASEAN battle the COVID-19 pandemic
Domestic tourism is slowly picking up, as authorities ease social distancing regulations on planes, trains, and buses. As a result of decisive actions on timely travel bans, cluster testing, and prolonged quarantines, Vietnam has only seen a tiny number of confirmed infections. In early April, the Vietnamese government also announced a $2.6 billion relief package aimed at 20 million people, which included cash transfers to those considered poor and vulnerable. … [Read more...] about From containment to recovery: rescuing the ASEAN from crisis
New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews. (Photo: New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews: As Chair of ASEAN 2020, Vietnam has been active in uniting the bloc's state members to effective respond to the COVID-19 thanks to the foundation of a common funding against the pandemic. This is a great step for Vietnam in particular and for the whole region. … [Read more...] about What foreign ambassadors say about Vietnam’s coronavirus fight?