Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
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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 (53.4 percent), Japan (48.2 percent), China’s Taiwan (46.1 percent), Thailand (41.5 percent), Malaysia (53.9 percent). … [Read more...] about Tourism revenue reaches VND8,300 billion in the first five months
In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound
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In the first four months this year, the total number of tourists visiting Đà Nẵng reached approximately 1 million, down 58 per cent over the same period in 2019. Of the figure, international visitors were estimated at 575,000, down 50 per cent. Total tourism revenue in the first four months decreased by 51 per cent compared to the same period last year. … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic