Saigon Phu Quoc Resort and Spa is being refurbished to welcome back tourists. (Photo:VNA)

Tourism sector expects to revive operations soon: Minister

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is looking forward to quickly resume operations of the tourism industry which was battered by the Covid-19 pandemic, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung has said.
Khanh Hoa Province will give priority to receive visitors who choose tours or travel packages.

Khanh Hoa plans to reopen to tourists by October

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa plans to reopen tourism to receive inter-provincial visitors in October, said Deputy Director of the province’s Department of Tourism Nguyen Thi Le Thanh.
Some 80,000 businesses in Vietnam withdraw from market

Some 80,000 businesses in Vietnam withdraw from market

Some 80,000 businesses in Vietnam has withdrawn from the market since the beginning of the year, highlighting the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the corporate sector, said the General Statistics Office of Vietnam yesterday.
HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

Amid several difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic and decreasing oil price that have caused many countries to fall into a crisis, the fact that Ho Chi Minh City still managed to post positive economic growth in the first six months of this year is a miracle, said Mr. Huynh Van Hung, Director of the Department of Statistics of HCMC, at a press conference to announce the city’s socio-economic data in the first six months of this year.
Five safety evaluation criteria sets for Covid-19 released

Five safety evaluation criteria sets for Covid-19 released

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control yesterday formally announced 5 sets of safety evaluation criteria for Covid-19 regarding catering businesses, tourism, industry and trade, education, and transport.

Foreign tourists visit a dragon fruit field. (Photo: SGGP)

Binh Thuan opens tours to dragon fruit fields

Binh Thuan Province is known as not only a place with strong development in tourism but also the largest area specializing in growing dragon fruit across the country. For years, the idea of the model of community tourism attaching with dragon fruit production has been kindled. By the end of last year, that model has been realized by the Tourism Promotion Information Center of Binh Thuan Province in association with the People’s Committee of Ham My Commune.