Vietnam tourism continues to recover strongly

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With many synchronous solutions, Vietnam tourism has recorded a strong recovery in the first half of 2022. The positive growth of international and domestic visitors would be a very good signal after the COVID-19 epidemic was controlled.

Following the reality of the epidemic, since 27th April 2022, Vietnam has suspended regulations on medical declaration. In addition, since 15th May 2022, Vietnam has stopped COVID-19 testing for people entering the country. This has created favorable conditions to attract a large number of tourists to our country. Besides, opening international routes has contributed contributing to a sharp increase in the number of international tourists.

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Vinpearl Nha Trang

In the first 5 months of 2022, international visitors reached 365.3 thousand, 4.5 times higher than the same period in 2021. According to the National Administration of Tourism, Korean and American tourists account for the largest number. Following are visitors from Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, France, UK, Germany.

Mr. Yoo Jin Woo, a Korean tourist, said that Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention results have helped his family feel secure when choosing Da Nang as a long-term travel destination. “I am very impressed with many good tourism services here. My family and I will definitely return to Vietnam soon,” Yoo Jin Woo added.

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According to experts, tourism is an integrated economic sector, closely linked to other sectors of the economy. After a long time of “freezing” because of COVID-19, Vietnam’s tourism is recovering strongly with impressive numbers. Localities and tourism businesses are also constantly creating new tourism programs in accordance with community cultural tourism and health care tourism. The recovery of tourism industry has brought job opportunities for tens of thousands of workers both directly and indirectly.

In 2022, the General Department of Tourism has set target of attracting more than five million international visitors and serving 60 million domestic tourists. Total sales revenue from tourism sector will reach about 400,000 billion VND.

To achieve this goal, Vietnam continues to deploy a communication campaign “Live fully in Vietnam” communication campaign on tourism websites. In addition, Vietnam promotes tourism programs through international communication channels and Vietnamese representative agencies abroad.

Nha Trang Beach
Nha Trang Beach
In the second half of 2022, localities will continue to focus on investing, developing and renewing mainstream tourism product lines. In particular, sea and island tourism products have been shaped more clearly with the formation of high-quality hotels, resorts, and entertainment, meeting international standards. Sereral complementary products will also be interested in developing such as sports tourism, medical tourism, adventure tourism. All of these will aim to improve the competitiveness of Vietnam’s tourism in the international market .

Recovery of tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic is an inevitable trend. Also, it is a common goal of many countries in the region. Therefore, continuing to maintain the recovery rate of tourism will contribute to the socio-economic development of the country.

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