The National Conference on Tourism 2020 themed "Linking, Action and Development" took place in the central province of Quang Nam on November 28, focusing on solutions to recover the tourism industry amid difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Travel businesses believe that it is time for the tourism sector to restructure the market and improve human resources, and for the government to implement tax reduction and exemption so that enterprises can recover and move forward as soon as the Covid-19 epidemic dies down.
Vietnam amidst the continuously rampant coronavirus has welcomed an impressive number of foreign visitors, mostly from Europe and America, which came to fruition through the tourism sector’s solid efforts and apparently indicates international confidence in the nation’s disease control.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has set to welcome 9.2 million foreign and domestic tourists in 2019, according Vice Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Pham The Trieu.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap People’s Committee said the provincial tourism industry in the past years had developed rapidly as the province had welcomed a high number of international and domestic tourists.
The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76 percent year-on-year, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.