The Hanoitimes - The website promoting Vietnam tourism at www.vietnamtourism.com has received a major upgrade to make it more attractive and user-friendly.
This is part of activities to enhance tourism e-marketing and welcome the 57th founding anniversary of the tourism sector (July 9).
The website provides information and images of tourism destinations across the nation as well as updates tourism events, festivals around the year, lists of hotels and tourism agencies, tours and heritage sites in Vietnam.
A snap of the website.
An Online Tourism Day will be launched in Ho Chi Minh City by VNAT and the Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM). It aims to draw attention of all stakeholders to online tourism while promoting connections between tourism enterprises and those in the fields of information and communication technology, e-marketing, e-payment, and insurance.
Opened in December 1997, the website of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) - www.vietnamtourism.com has rich content, introduce Vietnamese culture, country, people; tourist tours, routes, sites; and a lot of typical tourism news, events, activities in five languages, including Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Japanese.
In addition, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the number of foreign tourist to Vietnam reached 6.2 million, in six first months of 2017, up 30.2% year-on-year. However, June saw some 949,400 international arrivals, dropping 2.4 percent compared to the previous month.
During the six-month period, arrivals by air reached 5.21 million, up 33% year on year while the numbers of visitors coming by sea and land rose by 25% and 15.8%, respectively. The number of Chinese tourists has highest increase, 56.7%. The Russia market came second with a rise of 53.4%, followed by the Republic of Korea, 43.9% and Cambodia, 35.5%.
Source: Hong Hanh-Kinhtedothi.vn