Vietnam’s tourism industry is looking shaky in places like Hoi An, but the country is expecting a boost from Asian markets as soon as July – or whenever international travel restrictions are lifted. Photo: Patrick Scott
Vietnam’s tourism industry is looking shaky in places like Hoi An, but the country is expecting a boost from Asian markets as soon as July – or whenever international travel restrictions are lifted. Photo: Patrick Scott
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Vietnam tourism hotspot reopens, but draws locals not overseas visitors amid plunge in international travel

  • In Hoi An, businesses that have depended on overseas visitors are changing tack to draw domestic and expat tourists as Vietnam’s tourism sector reopens
  • The country is one of the first in Southeast Asia to revive its tourism industry thanks to its low number of coronavirus infections

Vietnam’s tourism industry is looking shaky in places like Hoi An, but the country is expecting a boost from Asian markets as soon as July – or whenever international travel restrictions are lifted. Photo: Patrick Scott
Vietnam’s tourism industry is looking shaky in places like Hoi An, but the country is expecting a boost from Asian markets as soon as July – or whenever international travel restrictions are lifted. Photo: Patrick Scott
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