Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 21 asked ministries, agencies, localities and businesses to take into consideration the diversity of the products, markets and supply chains while seeking ways to boost the tourism sector.
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Economic Recovery yesterday held a regular meeting to update the pandemic status in the city as well as matters related to the upcoming Tet Holiday.
According to the Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City, the number of foreign visitors to the city was estimated at more than 2.2 million people since the beginning of this year with total tourism revenue at about VND40 trillion (US$1.72 billion), achieving 26.6 percent of this year’s plan.
The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned Vietnamese citizens not to travel to Syria or regions in its vicinity until stability is re-established in this Middle East nation.
To ensure traffic order in the celebrations of Russian Days in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal Department of Transport has banned all vehicles to travel in Dong Khoi Street in district 1 from 6pm to 10 pm on November 4.
While only 7 per cent of online travel sales in Việt Nam were made on mobile devices last year, the number grew rapidly at a 58.1 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the 2013-16 period, presenting a major growth opportunity, according to a Euromonitor International study.