Vietnam grants e-visas for citizens from 80 countries
Citizens from 80 countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas from July, according to a resolution recently issued by the Government.
Vietnam offers cut-price paradise to lure local travelers in post-virus period
Prestigious news publication Reuters of the UK recently released an article detailing the country’s all-out efforts to rejuvenate its tourism industry in the post-novel coronavirus (COVID-19) period.  
Stranded foreigners can stay in Vietnam until June 30
Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programmes, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.  
Vietnam seeks to boost tourism following COVID-19
The Prime Minister has recently assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to devise measures to develop tourism following COVID-19 pandemic.  
Collections to be displayed online for International Museum Day
Museums in Vietnam will hold various activities to celebrate International Museum Day on May 18, following plans by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), according to a document recently issued by the Culture Ministry's Department of Cultural Heritage.
Arts programme on way to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday
A special arts performance will take place at the Hanoi Opera House on May 17 and be broadcast live on Vietnam Television’s VTV1 channel to mark the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19).
Vietnam’s tourism recovers after being severely affected by COVID-19
Many popular tourist attractions across Vietnam have seen a gradual increase in domestic tourists on being re-opened after nearly two months hibernating due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hanoi F1 Grand Prix may take place late this year
Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey has announced that the 2020 season is targeted to start in Austria in July, meaning that the Hanoi stage may take place later this year.  
Ministry prepares plans on recovery of tourism market
Accordingly, when Vietnam announces the pandemic ending in Vietnam, the ministry will focus on stimulating the domestic tourism market and coordinating with airlines, transport and travel firms to exempt or reduce service fees, including air tickets, accommodation costs and visiting fees.  
Website promoting relic sites comes online
The Relics Preservation Institute at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is trialling a website detailing relic sites found around Vietnam.  
Ao Dai design contest honours national costume
An Ao Dai design contest has been jointly launched by the Vietnam Women’s Union and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, aiming to promote both the image and the cultural values of the traditional long dress in Vietnamese society.    
Online tool enables foreigners to “travel” to Vietnam
Foreigners can now experience the next best thing to a holiday in Vietnam via an online tool called “Stay at Home with Vietnam”, which was launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board on April 20.
Vesak 2020 celebration to be held online
The 2020 Vesak Festival will be broadcast live on Youtube, Facebook, Butta and Phatsuonline, as well as An Vien TV due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tourism industry predicted to recover rapidly after COVID-19
Hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s tourism sector is likely to be one of the first to recover strongly after the pandemic is brought under control, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam.
VNR proposes increasing passenger trains on Hanoi-HCM City route
The Vietnam Railways (VNR) has asked competent authorities for permission to increase passenger trains on the Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh route from April 16.