In globalization, the economic development in each country is always affected by others through international economic institutions. Like other economic sectors, tourism is also influenced by this trend. To boost tourism, it is necessary to develop the nation's protential and court external resources. Integration and international cooperation will help Vietnam tourism attract tourists, investment and take assistance to develop human resources, share experiene in managering tourism development, contribute to propagating, implementing and affirming the right policies on foreign affairs set by Vietnamese Communist Party and the State. Being aware of the situtation, under the leadership of Vietnam tourism, many activities for integration and international cooperation have been held in recent years, which contributes to obtaining the sector's targets. Vietnam tourism has enlarged their relations with international economic organizations, established friendship relations with more than 1,000 … [Read more...] about Vietnam tourism in international economic integration
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Hanoi Times - Unlike in the past when Vietnam was just a place of abandonment at any price and no one thinks of putting their hand in the pocket to visit Vietnam, presently Vietnam tourism has claimed a solid position in the world map. Tourism will bring about a number of miracles if Vietnam can make full use of this industry. According to the latest survey released by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), out of the most growth destinations, Vietnam jumped to the 4th from 6th position in 2006. Last year, Vietnam attracted 4.2 million tourist turns, a year-on-year increase of 16%. Not only the Western backpackers and nostalgic American veterans want to discover Vietnam but also an increasing number of rich tourists rush to Vietnam. Part of the big foreign investment recently is pouring into the projects of hotels, resorts, golf fields, aiming to serve the hi-end market. Intercontinental, an American hotel company has just started its new project in Hanoi, a … [Read more...] about Vietnam tourism boom
VietNamNet Bridge - 2015 was the first year in the past six years that the number of international visitors to Vietnam fell, reaching 7.9 million people. In addition to factors from economic fluctuations in the global situation, we can say that Vietnam's tourism needs a judicious investment and development plan. Many experts said that Vietnam has great potential to achieve a higher position on the world tourism map. Desirable advantage Son Doong Cave. Photo: National Geographic According to a report assessing the competitiveness of tourism in 2015 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Vietnam ranked 75th out of 141 countries and territories and ranked 33rd in the category of natural and cultural resources. Foreign tourists highly appreciated Vietnam for the richness of the scenery, as many people say this is "a nation that has everything": majestic mountains, bustling cities, cultural destinations, wonderful beaches, pristine islands, excellent cuisine ... In 2015 Son Doong Cave was … [Read more...] about How should the gold mine of Vietnam tourism be explored?
Hanoi, December 30 (VNA) – Despite a slight decrease in the number of tourists in 2015, the first time in many years, Vietnam’s non-smoke industry still has a bright future ahead, according to tourism authorities. The tourism sector has seen a difficult year in 2015 as the downtrend in international tourists continued from the previous year and the trend only stopped in the fourth quarter. However, a massive investment flow into the field and the rising of new destinations brought hope to the sector. According to a recent report from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism on the implementation of the strategy for tourism development, tourism investment has seen a change in quality. At present, around 1,000 projects with a combined capital of dozens of trillion VND were implemented or are being implemented, mostly in coastal and mountainous areas. Some are multi-trillion VND projects, such as Vinpearl Phu Quoc (17 trillion VND or over 755 million USD), Phu … [Read more...] about Vietnam tourism: bright future despite difficult year
The maps will be provided free to tourists and travel businesses in and out of the locality to serve tourists' demand for information. A tourism map for the Central Highlands city of Da Lat is being completed to better serve visitors to the Lam Dong culture-festival week scheduled for late 2013 in the city. According to the festival's organising board, the map will provide detailed and exact information on the city's tourism infrastructure. It will also show tour routes, typical local tourism products, certified accommodation and restaurants. The maps will be provided free to tourists and travel businesses in and out of the locality to serve tourists' demand for information. Current maps and guide books on Da Lat are not up to date, thus the new standardised one is a must. Later this year, Da Lat city will host the culture-festival week, including big events like the fifth Da Lat flower festival, the first Vietnam-ASEAN UNESCO heritage festival, Da Lat city's … [Read more...] about Da Lat tourism map to better serve visitors