Citizens from an additional six countries, alongside the 40 countries that are already permitted, are applicable for e-visas when entering Viet Nam, according to a recently-issued document signed by the Prime Minister. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued Resolution 124/NQ-CP, on November 29, supplementing the list of countries whose citizens are piloting e-visas when entering Viet Nam under the Decree No. 07/2017/NĐ-CP, including Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, India, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. The resolution took effect immediately following its signing date. Previously, Decree No. 07/2017, which took effect in February 2017, stipulates that visitors from the following 40 countries can apply for and receive Vietnamese visas online, including Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Ireland, Poland, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brunei, the Republic of Korea, Germany, Chile, Colombia, Czech, Cuba, Denmark, Timor-Leste, the US, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, the UK, … [Read more...] about Additional six countries added to Viet Nam’s pilot e-visa programme
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(TITC) – In order to attract more international tourists from Spain and Italy to Viet Nam, from 2-5 October, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) organized roadshows to introduce Viet Nam tourism in Milan, Rome (Italy) and Valencia (Spain). The roadshow organized in Valencia (Spain) The events attracted the participation of representatives of Vietnamese Embassies in Italy and Spain, tour operators, hotels, tourism bloggers, and local press. Speaking at the roadshows, Vice Chairwoman of VNAT Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong stressed that Viet Nam had more than twenty world nature and culture heritage sited including Ha Long Bay, Complex of Hue Monuments, Hoi An Ancient Town... Many famous destinations have been ranked by the world's leading medias such as CNN, BBC, TripAdvisor, Telegraph... Since 1 July 2015, Viet Nam has exempted entry visa … [Read more...] about Luring international tourists from Italy and Spain to Viet Nam
In the future, tourists travelling to Viet Nam, Thailand and Cambodia may only need one visa instead of three different visas required in previous years. The Prime Minister has requested the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant agencies to conduct research into a single visa for the three countries. Since late December 2012, Thailand and Cambodia have agreed that tourists from up to 35 countries may use a single visa to enter both countries, similar to the visa policy used in European countries. International tourists can now obtain visas at respective embassies or border gates in Thailand or Cambodia. Tourism experts have said that Viet Nam's cooperation with Thailand and Cambodia will be the first step in implementing a single visa scheme for ASEAN countries. It is also expected to help Viet Nam attract more international tourists. What do you think of the idea? In your opinion, how would the policy, if it comes into effect, motivate … [Read more...] about Tourists travelling to Viet Nam, Thailand and Cambodia may only need one visa in the future. What do you think of the idea?
In the first eight months of this year, the country is estimated to have received 6.45 million international visitors, a year-on-year increase of 25.4 per cent. — Photo VNA HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Viet Nam will receive nearly 900,000 international visitors this month, a 27.7 per cent increase compared with the same period last year, the Viet Nam General Department of Tourism stated. Of this figure, more than 779,000 visitors, or 86.6 per cent, will travel to the country by air. Meanwhile, a sharp rise in the number of visitors arriving by sea and over land has been seen, with 12,528 visitors and 108,202 visitors, respectively, being recorded – a year-on-year increase of 120.6 per cent and 102.4 per cent. In the first eight months of this year, the country is estimated to have received 6.45 million international visitors, a year-on-year increase of 25.4 per cent. Meanwhile, it is expected to gain 43.1 million domestic visitors during the period. The tourism sector's … [Read more...] about Number of international visitors to Viet Nam increases
Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). The figure gained a year-on-year surge of 5.1 per cent to 593,566 foreign tourists in July, of 7.5 per cent to 664,985 in August, and 8.3 per cent to 626,324 in September. — Photo VNA HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). Nguyen Van Tuan, head of the VNAT, said that after 13 consecutive months of a drop in the numbers, the total number of foreign tourists recovered from July this year. The figure gained a year-on-year surge of 5.1 per cent to 593,566 foreign tourists in July, of 7.5 per cent to 664,985 in August, and 8.3 per cent to 626,324 in September. That meant the industry had overcome difficulties over the past … [Read more...] about Number of foreign visitors to Viet Nam increases