The Mekong region is teeming with ambitious entrepreneurs with ideas for driving the tourism industry to bigger, better things. But it takes more than a great idea to become a great business. Eilis Williams speaks to Jens Thraenhart, founder of a program connecting...read more
Kong: Skull Island marks the beginning of a new era for Vietnam as a location to shoot films. More film production teams will be coming to the country in the coming years, and this may have an indirect positive impact on Vietnam tourism. In this article, Josh Zukas...read more
Businesses need to cooperate in order to improve productivity and innovation, according Dr. Michael Porter, the father of modern strategy. We know this is true for Vietnamese tourism and hospitality.
Our businesses compete with each other, but they also compete against Thailand and Japan, even Peru and South Africa. Each time a tourist visits Vietnam instead of another country, our market gets larger. There is opportunity for us all to benefit.
That is the idea behind Dulichable, Vietnam’s tourism and hospitality marketing magazine. It is written by tourism experts, for tourism experts. It shares advice to make your company, and Vietnamese tourism, stronger.
In this article, Eilis Williams explores the highlights and pitfalls of filming in Vietnam and suggests how enterprising groups in the tourism industry could offer their expertise. She talks to Trung Trinh of Local Fixer Vietnam to tap his knowledge and experience...read more
Thanks to an increase in films and documentaries shot in Vietnam over the past few years, many locations will benefit from increased attention from production companies. But there is still plenty for location scouts to discover, and in this article, Eilis Williams and...read more
By Juliana Liew In the tourism industry, we are always talking about market segments. It’s an oversimplification, but we have to recognize that there are general trends when analyzing large segments, such as the domestic market and the international market. Problems...read more
With over 3000km of coastline, Vietnam makes an apt setting for different types of sea tourism activities. Cruises in Halong Bay are already well established, while water sports in Nha Trang and beach holidays in Phu Quoc are proving popular. Swimming tourism is yet...read more
By Hung Ho In our “What, Why, How” series, we look at marketing techniques seldom used in Vietnam. This article focuses on account-based marketing, which enables restaurants and hotels to focus their marketing resources on a high-potential and easy-to-reach target...read more
Despite their appeal, videos remain an underutilized tool by tourism companies in Vietnam. In this article, we ask four experts to select a video that they feel is effective in promoting a product or company. Andy Parkinson - Adventure Travel Guide and Tourism...read more
Established by David Lloyd and Ashley Carruthers, Velo Vietnam is the country’s first operator dedicated to road cycling tours. Together they’ve combined a shared passion for cycling with their different professional backgrounds to develop a unique and engaging...read more
Tourist numbers, flight connections, and hotel developments are all on the rise in Phu Quoc. But industry players need to tread carefully, paying special attention to sustainable tourism development and engaging island activities, argues Juliana Liew. Alluring...read more
Source: Mekong Business Initiative Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) - matching startup teams with international mentors, market opportunities and investors PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, 20 November 2016 – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and the Mekong...read more
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