Vietnam visa online, Visa fee hike may hit tourism hard
A hike in the one-time visa fee from US$25 to US$45 taking effect next year, coupled with a tentative plan to remove the visa exemption policy for tourists from certain countries, may deliver a blow to Vietnam’s tourism, an industry source said.
Cruise ship passengers go through the immigration procedure at a port in HCMC. A higher visa fee, effective from next year, coupled with a tentative plan to remove the visa-free policy for tourists from certain countries, may impact on Vietnam’s tourism.
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Vu The Binh, chairman of the Vietnam Travel Association, said on Tuesday that the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism was collecting comments on whether to stop visa exemption to tourists from seven countries, including South Korea, Japan, Russia and four countries in northern Europe.
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Vietnam’s tourism will be adversely affected, Binh told the Daily.
The visa exemption policy, according to Binh, needs to be maintained as it contributes to Vietnam’s high tourism growth, and so does the current visa fee.
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the removal of visa exemption may lead tourists from these countries to rethink their plans to visit Vietnam.
Binh said the number of international tourists would certainly decline on the visa fee hike and the removal of the visa-free policy.
Thousands of air tickets returned
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they had returned thousands of air tickets to VNA as they failed to sell their packages.
The organizers accepted losing the deposits and paid fines to return on average of 60 – 100 tickets each, while some even gave back nearly 1,000, said Khanh.
“We had to return 600 tickets for tours to the central part of Vietnam, and 300 for package to Hanoi,” said, director of a HCMC-based travel agency.
“The room price in Da Nang on April 30 was VND1.4 million per night, while the normal rate is only VND500,000.”
Dung, of The He Tre Co, also said he had to return 70 air tickets for a similar reason.
VN expects to welcome more British tourists
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Vietnam is forecast to grow in popularity as a destination for British tourists this year, according to the Holiday Money Report 2011, recently issued by the Post Office, the UK's largest foreign currency provider.
"Movie stars and backpackers have long since discovered its beaches but 2011 was the year when Vietnam finally seems to have made it onto the world stage," states the report. The document reviews UK travel trends from previous years and identifies holiday hotspots for 2012 based on exchange rates, trends and resort costs.
After a yearly 106 percent growth in sales of the dong between August-November of 2011, Vietnam, together with,
is tied for the top position on the Post Office's first list of emerging holiday destinations.
With the December launch of the first non-stop service from London to Hanoi and HCM City, the floodgates are "likely to open as a crop of new beach hotels compete head to head with Thailand on price", according to the report.
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thing in long haul tourism," the Post Office forecasts.
The Post Office's worldwide holiday cost barometer, which compares costs for holiday travel packages, puts Vietnam as the 10th cheapest of the 40 destinations surveyed.
Thailand is still the cheapest South East Asian country surveyed, but Vietnam has emerged as a good value with just 50.71 GBP (US$80) for, tourist items, including dinner for two with wine, in resort areas. (Sri Lanka was the cheapest place and Australia the most expensive of all for British travellers.)
Vietnam is a little more expensive, 9 percent more than Thailand, but still it's a better place than other regional countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
Some British tourists said Vietnam is even cheaper in reality, with a bottle of local beer sold at about VND10,000 ($0.47), instead of $2.76 as reported by the barometer.
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Vietnam received more than 156,000 UK visitors in 2011, up by almost 90 percent compared to 2005, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Although the UK is not in Vietnam's top 10 tourism markets of 2011, which is headed by China, it has been one of major European markets.
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Vietnamese citizens can travel to 45 countries and territories around the world without visas, making it ninth out of the 10 ASEAN members, Thanh Nien (Young people) newspaper quoted a source as saying.
Singapore’s score was the highest, followed by Malaysia and Brunei.
Dutch, English, and Swedish citizens are the most welcomed in the world, as they can travel to 173 countries and territories without a visa.
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The passports of Denmark, Germany, Luxemburg and the US are the world’s second best with visa-free entry to 172 destinations.
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