Thai newspaper delves into Vietnam’s tourism recovery efforts

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(VOVWORLD) -The Bangkok Post on Monday published an article titled “Vietnam reimagines tourism” discussing the Vietnamese tourism sector’s efforts to respond to COVID-19 impact.
Thai newspaper delves into Vietnam’s tourism recovery efforts - ảnh 1Golden bridge in Da Nang city (Photo:VNA)

The author, Pattama Kuentak, described Vietnam as rich in history, vibrant in culture and cuisine, with striking landscapes from mountains in the North to beaches along the coast. Vietnma has become one of the favourite destinations in Southeast Asia.
According to the article, prior to the pandemic, in 2019, Vietnamw ưelcomed a record 18 million foreign visitors and generated total revenue of 32.8 billion USD from both domestic and international tourists.
The article cited recent figures from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, which showed that revenue from tourism in the first quarter of this year totaled 1.34 million USD, down 60.1 percent year-on-year. The number of tourists from travel agencies was 3.7 million, down 80.1 percent, while international arrivals decreased 78.7 percent.
The report suggested that with a strong zero-case-first approach to COVID-19, a resilient local market as well as proactive tourism campaigns from the government, the sector should be able to recover to pre-crisis levels in 2024.