Vietnam: Tourism officials to confront rampant tourist scamming

Posted on June 7, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Scam, Vietnam

According to, Tourist-support centres and tourist police may be needed to prevent tourists from being overcharged, robbed and swindled by local services. A proposal to this effect was made yesterday by tourism experts nationwide who said the scams were the main reason for a decline in foreign tourists. Le Thanh Dung, deputy chairman of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province said the prices of services at hotels and restaurants had risen unreasonably. And, he said, more tourists were becoming the victims of swindling. Read article

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