Da Nang tops Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness ranking

[VNExpress] Da Nang City has surpassed Hanoi and HCMC to take the top position in the first edition of the country’s tourism competitive ranking thanks to better infrastructure and environmental sustainability.

Int’l searches on Vietnam reopening on the rise

Analytical data from Google’s Destination Insights shows the frequency of international searches on Vietnam’s flights and accomodation has risen since November as the country reopened to foreign visitors.

Vietnam Airlines to open ticket sales for regular Australia flights

Vietnam Airlines will start selling air tickets for regular flights between Vietnam and Australia from Saturday, signaling its resumption after two years.

Phu Quoc, Da Lat among 10 favorite tourist destinations in 2022: survey 

Phu Quoc Island is the most favorite domestic tourist destination this year followed by mountain towns Da Lat and Sa Pa, a survey has found.

HotelPlanner President predicts strong 2022 forecast despite Omicron variant and airline cancellations 

s many travelers express their concerns over the new Omicron variant, those who work in the industry still expect very strong growth in 2022 for the travel sector despite the new variant, travel restrictions, and airline cancellations. 

Expect a Travel IPO Boom in 2022

This was the year of the travel IPO with 10 market debuts. But at least 10 more travel companies are likely to go public in 2022. Investors, despite disappointing Covid setbacks, continue to bet on the long-term strength of the travel industry.

Health ministry officially introduces Việt Nam’s COVID-19 vaccine passport

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday announces procedures for the issuance of Việt Nam’s official COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports’ along with the passport templates effective starting December 20, 2021.

Bamboo Airways to launch HCMC-Melbourne direct flight next year

Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways announced Friday it would launch a direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Australia’s Melbourne early next year to meet growing demand.

Only 3 days self- quarantine required for fully vaccinated arrivals – effective from 1 Jan, 2022

Fully vaccinated foreign arrivals with negative COVID-19 test results only need to self-quarantine for three days upon entry into Vietnam via air links – latest interim medical policies guided by the Health Ministry of Vietnam as of 16 December 2021.