Bochmann: Ideally, now is the time to work with and train associates. Contemporary tourists are looking for a personalized experience – something they can talk about when they get back to their families, friends, and colleagues. Now is the time to ask what we can sell tourists, MICE organizers, and destination wedding specialists that they can only experience in Vietnam. It is experiences and interaction with the Vietnamese people, authentic Vietnamese food, and Vietnamese culture, as well as beautiful weather and scenery that we need to concentrate on. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Post recession economic recovery
In the latest effort, the Government issued Resolution No 68/NQ-CP mid-May, setting targets for the 2021-25 period that at least 20 per cent of the number of regulations would be removed or simplified and at least 20 per cent of compliance costs firms incurred to adhere to Government regulations which were in effect as of May 31 would be reduced. … [Read more...] about Gov’t to boost firms, private investment to accelerate post-pandemic growth
Hanoi (VNA) – Business and investment opportunities in Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed at a video talk held on May 29 by the Foreign Ministry, the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and Asia House - a UK centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy in Asia. The event saw the presence of Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Asia House Chief Executive Michael Lawrence, and business executives from around 40 UK groups and major enterprises such as HSBC, De La Rue, KPMG, Prudential, and Standard Chartered. The talk is a valuable chance to connect UK businesses and Vietnamese Government agencies, said Son, adding that it helps popularise information about policies and increase cooperation opportunities in the context of the two countries taking drastic measures to control the COVID-19 and recover their economies. He told participants that Vietnam is working on a “dual target” of disease prevention and economic recovery and development, with … [Read more...] about Post-pandemic business, investment opportunities shared with UK firms
However, it is myopic, unsustainable, and potentially counterproductive. The current lack of co-ordinated action at both regional and global level is not only concerning, but also surprising. If the virus is not eradicated in every country, every country will lose because sooner or later the disease will reappear and thus continues the prolonged economic meltdown. An economic crisis caused by a virus that ignores borders cannot be tackled successfully like this. … [Read more...] about From containment to recovery: rescuing the ASEAN from crisis
The director remarked that a high-speed boat service connecting Can Tho with Con Dao in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province and tour services on the Victoria Mekong yacht between Can Tho and Chau Doc will be launched on July 1, in addition to new travel services set to be rolled out in early May at community tourism and ecotourism sites. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta provinces discuss post-Covid-19 tourism strategy