Travel firms want open visa policy to lure tourists

‘Kong: Skull Island’, an American film with many scenes shot in Vietnam, to open in cinemas on March 10, is expected to bring a golden opportunity to Vietnam to attract travelers and develop the tourism industry. A report of the General Statistics Office showed that in February 2017, Vietnam received 1.19 million foreign travelers, an increase of 19.1 percent over the month before and 42.2 percent over the same period last year. More than 2.2 million foreign travelers have visited Vietnam so far this year, up by 33 percent. Golden opportunity. According to Nguyen Chau A, director of Oxalis, the company which gave support to the filming, when giving interviews to the press, actors and the director all mentioned the beautiful landscapes in Vietnam. And this is the opportunity for Vietnam to provide images about the beautiful landscapes and launch ad campaigns to attract tourists.

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