Vietravel Airlines will launch its first flight in mid-December 2020 as opposed to the previous schedule of starting flights during the first half of 2021, according to Nguyen Quoc Ky, CEO of Vietravel, one of Vietnam’s leading tour operators.
As the resurgence of COVID-19 in Vietnam has been basically brought under control, the tourism sector in the capital city of Hanoi has been swiftly making plans to attract visitors again and gradually return to previous levels of growth.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue welcomed 2.11 million visitors in the first five months of 2019, including more than 1 million foreigners, up 14.46 percent year-on-year.
The northwestern province of Dien Bien has set a target of attracting up to 870,000 visitors in 2019, up 17% over 2018, including 180,000 foreign tourists.
More than 9 million foreigners visited Vietnam between January and November, up 25.4% compared to the same period in 2015, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has revealed.