Vietnam Travel News

, Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam increases

Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam increases

Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). Nguyen Van Tuan, head...

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, Call to extend visa-free status for Europe

Call to extend visa-free status for Europe

Vietnam should extend the visa-free period for visitors from five Western European countries, continue with this policy for more than a year, and improve tourism products to attract more tourists from this market, industry...

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, Vietnam to scrap visas for five European countries in July

Vietnam to scrap visas for five European countries in July

Vietnamese Prime Minister signed Wednesday a directive to waive visa requirements for citizens of five European countries, starting July 1. The visa-free travel policy will be applicable to German, French, British, Italian, and Spanish...

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, Vietnam mulls new visa rules to boost tourism

Vietnam mulls new visa rules to boost tourism

Tourists from these countries would be able to apply online and then receive the green light within a few days to travel to Vietnam and obtain their visa free of charge at an airport...

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, Vietnam visa fee applied to foreign travelers coming to Vietnam by sea

Vietnam visa fee applied to foreign travelers coming to Vietnam by sea

Pending amendments to the new visa fee regulation, a fee of US$5 as sightseeing charge has still been applied for foreign travelers coming to Vietnam in 2015, under a directive of the Prime Minister,...

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, Vietnam waives visas for tourists from seven countries

Vietnam waives visas for tourists from seven countries

The Vietnamese government on Monday issued a resolution on waiving visas within a certain time period for tourists from seven countries, starting in January. The waiver will be applied to citizens from Russia, Japan,...

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, Cam Ranh airport opens VAT refund booth

Cam Ranh airport opens VAT refund booth

Foreigners and overseas Vietnamese people exiting the country from Cam Ranh airport in Khanh Hoa province will be eligible for value added tax (VAT) refunds on purchases of Vietnamese products. The refunds will be...

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, Vietnam may grant visa waivers to 9 more nationalities

Vietnam may grant visa waivers to 9 more nationalities

Relevant agencies are seeking central government approval to waive tourist visa requirements for France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, India and Canada. The proposal was made by the Ministry of Culture,...

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VNAT to launch tourism stimulus program

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus program for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months. According to the tourism department,...

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, Indian tourists to get visa waivers

Indian tourists to get visa waivers

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has proposed exempting visa for Indian tourists, said MCST Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan at a Vietnam-India tourism and aviation cooperation conference in Hanoi on November...

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