Instead of just providing an ordinary overnight stay, many hotels and resorts in Vietnam introduce the “wellness holiday” concept to better serve the rising demand of travelers. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, environmental pollution, and diseases, people need to take care of their health and relieve stress. Thus, tourism activities associated with wellness and healthcare are being given more and more attention in the world, according to holiday-makers. The "yoga class by the sea" is a dispensable part of travelers' wellness holiday in Da Nang city. Photo: TIA Wellness Resort They forecast that the wellness holiday will take the throne in 2022. “The long trips of tourists will not only be for sightseeing, but also for healthcare,” they stated. According to the results of a recent survey by American Express, 76% of respondents said they would like to spend more on travel to improve their health and 55% said they would be willing to … [Read more...] about Wellness holiday takes the throne after Covid-19 pandemic
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'Great things often come from the simplest things'. This might be the best description for the tech world in 2022. The key technologies of the future come from the research and development labs. Self-driving cars will appear on the streets, augmented reality glasses will become more popular, governments around the world will control Big Tech more strictly… 2022 may be the pivotal year for many new technologies to take off. Emerging technologies Rodney Zemmel, an official at McKinsey Digital, said quantum computing is still at a relatively early stage of development. However, we've already seen the real advancements of this technology, and it's time for technology leaders to consider its impact on business. In 2022, the world will see the ecosystem grow faster, investments increase more strongly, and breakthrough research accelerated. In 2021, investments in quantum computing startups surpassed US$1.7 billion, doubling that in 2020. The momentum is expected to be … [Read more...] about What should we expect in the world of technology in 2022?
It attributed the result to the city’s strengths in transport and tourism service infrastructure, readiness to apply advanced information and technology as well as environmental sustainability. The rankings, released on January 18 by the National Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) and the Private Economic Development Research Board, measured 15 tourist destinations across Vietnam based on factors including business environment, infrastructure, sustainable development, natural and cultural resources. Da Nang gained an overall score of 4.7 points, followed by Quang Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, and Thua Thien Hue with 4.68, 4.56, 4.55, and 4.52 points, respectively. Hanoi was ranked sixth and Ho Chi Minh City eighth on the list. The localities that stood at the bottom of the list are Lao Cai, Binh Thuan, and Can Tho. Hanoi ranked first in terms of cultural resources while Lam Dong and Quang Nam got the highest scores in natural resources and price competitiveness, respectively. Nguyen … [Read more...] about Da Nang tops Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness rankings
Your browser does not support the audio element. A tour to the famous Cham Islands off the coast of Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam is being offered at 30 percent lower than the minimal price set by authorities, as a price war heats up among local travel companies. The Cham Islands, known in Vietnamese as Cu Lao Cham, are a group of eight small islands which consitute the Cu Lao Cham Marine Park, a World Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO in 2009. The main island is 15 square meters in area. It takes about 15 minutes to travel by speedboat to get to Cu Lao Cham from Cua Dai Port in Hoi An, a touristy city in Quang Nam. Fearing that the Cham Islands will become crowded with tourists, Quang Nam authorities have recently limited the number of people on the islands and now prefer quality to quantity, imposing a price control on tours to the destination. The emerging tourism spot for beach-goers could receive up to 6,000 visitors a day during peak time, nearly double … [Read more...] about Tourists hit with poor service quality as firms race to cut prices to Cham Islands