As famous by many travel businesses, this yr’s Tet vacation season witnessed the predominance of short-day excursions over long-day excursions. The models are making efforts to advertise and introduce many engaging experiences to stimulate tourism on this event.
The variety of worldwide guests to Vietnam in 2022 will attain greater than 3.66 million, 23.3 instances greater than the earlier yr as a result of Vietnam has opened as much as tourism and worldwide flight routes have been restored. In phrases of income from lodging and meals providers in 2022, various localities with greater development charges in comparison with 2021 are: Ba Ria – Vung Tau by 155.6 p.c; Khanh Hoa elevated by 151.1%; Ho Chi Minh City elevated by 121.6%; Can Tho elevated by 121.3%; Lam Dong elevated by 118.4%; Da Nang elevated by 83.5%; Hanoi elevated by 80.4%; Quang Ninh elevated by 57.8%.
These constructive figures have raised expectations of a restoration in tourism throughout this yr’s Tet vacation. In order to actively stimulate the Tet tourism market, many tourism companies have actively participated and applied many worldwide tourism promotion applications and launched many engaging excursions combining Tet experiences to draw overseas vacationers. outdoors.
Mr. Cao Anh Tuan – Sales Director of Paradise Vietnam Group – a number one model in inns and yachts in Ha Long, Quang Ninh, stated: “During the Lunar New Year this year, Paradise Vietnam deployed many short cruises 2 – 3 days to explore Ha Long Bay on the luxury cruise line Paradise Elegance, classic wooden yacht Paradise Sails, Paradise Peak to meet the short-term travel preferences of international guests after two years of Covid-19. At the same time, we also combine many traditional Tet experiences such as giving lucky money at the beginning of the year, adding typical Vietnamese New Year cuisine to the meal for guests to enjoy, learning how to make spring rolls – an indispensable dish in Vietnamese cuisine. Vietnamese Tet tray… Besides, we are applying a promotion of up to 30% on product packages to stimulate tourism demand this Tet holiday.”
Mr. Tuan also said that on this Tet holiday, Paradise Vietnam recorded a remarkable growth in the number of international tourists booking Halong Bay cruises, especially from Spain, France, the US, Australia and South Korea. , India, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore … In which, the markets of Taiwan, Canada … also began to bustle again after two years of interruption by the epidemic. According to Mr. Tuan, in order to receive many sources of visitors from different markets, this enterprise has actively participated in many prestigious domestic and international tourism promotion programs and fairs such as VITM, VITM – Da Nang, ITB – Berlin. , WTM London, and soon Fitur (Madrid, Spain) from January 18-22, 2023, PTAA Travel Tour Expo 2023 from February 3 – 5, 2023 (Manila, Philippines).
Similar to Paradise Vietnam, Vietravel is also actively promoting the markets of India, Thailand and Gulf countries (GCC). Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy – Director of Vietravel’s foreign market sales division, said that on this Tet holiday, the company focuses on traditional customer lines and markets that have been successfully promoted before.
Ms. Thuy also said that tourists will prioritize short-term tours, while long-distance tourism behavior will not fully recover until 2025. Besides the group of tourists traveling according to beautiful natural landscapes and seasons, the type of sustainable tourism and healing tourism will also be of more interest to tourists. Many young travelers feel inspired to travel to destinations on their wish-lists booked through OTAs,” said Thuy.
Sharing the same opinion as Ms. Thuy, Mr. Ly Truong Xuan – Marketing Manager of Vietnamtourism – Hanoi, said that international tourists are still preferring short-day tours such as the traditional 9-12-day Vietnam tour, gathering destinations and experiences including Hanoi, overnight cruises in Ha Long, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh…
“The company recorded a large number of requests for short-term tour bookings from the markets of Spain, Belgium, UK, Germany, Israel… In addition, we are also seeing a growth in bookings with other destinations. Long-day tour from 15 to 21 days exploits more East – Northwest tour routes to Vietnam from the markets of Canada, France, Morocco… On this year’s Tet holiday, the company also combines tours with many experiences for visitors. have the opportunity to feel the atmosphere of Vietnamese traditional Tet at tourist destinations such as Yen Duc village (Quang Ninh), experience learning traditional Tet dishes such as fried spring rolls, spring rolls, giving gifts at the beginning of the year…” – Mr. Xuan shared.
Although Vietnam’s tourism industry has gradually recovered after opening, most travel agencies have recorded that the growth rate of international arrivals has not been as expected due to the impact of economic recession, conflicts politic.
In order to accelerate tourism recovery this year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) said that the whole industry focused on announcing the “Planning of Vietnam’s tourism system for the period 2021 – 2030, vision to 2045” after being authorized by the Government. In addition, the business applied the “Vietnam tourism advertising and marketing technique to 2030”, the project “Application of know-how of Industry 4.0 to develop good tourism, selling tourism to change into an financial sector”. spearhead”, the undertaking on creating Vietnam’s neighborhood tourism after these paperwork are authorized. At the identical time, promotional actions can be actively carried out all year long.
Along with the easing of epidemic prevention insurance policies, the brand new opening and restoration of worldwide flight routes, Vietnamese companies particularly and the Vietnamese tourism business generally count on an explosion within the variety of overseas guests because the vacation. The upcoming Tet, ushering in a yr of constructive tourism development, goals to welcome round 8 million worldwide guests in 2023.