Central Vietnam expects over 2.5 million tourists

historical heritage sites

Central Vietnam expects over 2.5 million tourists Vietnam will draw at least 2.5 million visits by both domestic and international tourists to its cultural and historical heritage sites in Hue and other North Central provinces in 2012, according to figures announced by Phan Tien Dung, head of the Hue Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. [...]

South Korea promotes MICE tourism in Vietnam

MICE tourism in Vietnam

South Korea has started to tap potentials of MICE (meeting, inventive, convention and exhibition) tourism from Vietnam besides promoting its normal tourism attractions to Vietnamese tourists. South Korea Tourism Organization on Tuesday held a road show to introduce the MICE tourism to companies of Vietnam tour with new products and services. South Korea’s Embassy in [...]

Hue Festival will be held from April 7 to 15, 2012

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Hue Festival, the annual international event being held for seventh time in the northern central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue, will be the highlight of Vietnam’s National Tourism Year 2012. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue province on Nov. 23 held a press conference [...]

Vietnam Tourism Sector Outlines Year-End Tasks

international visitors to Vietnam tour

In the first 10 months of this year, 4,830,604 million international visitors to Vietnam tour . With these results, the target of welcoming 5.3-5.5 million international tourists this year can be realized. However, according to Pham Le Thao, the Deputy Director of Travel Department, the National Administration of Tourism, the Vietnamese tourism sector will have [...]

Air Mekong to offer more flights to tourist destinations

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Air Mekong will operate an extra 50 flights on the routes mostly connected to tourist destinations from December 23 to January 3 to cater to surging air travel demand during the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays. Truong Thanh Vu of Air Mekong told the Daily on the phone on Wednesday that almost all the [...]

Ho Chi Minh City to consider creating pedestrian streets

pedestrian streets

Ho Chi Minh City to consider creating pedestrian streets With a view to restricting the use of personal vehicles, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Architecture and a Spanish company have completed their feasibility study on the creation of pedestrian streets in the downtown section of the city. If the idea is [...]

Seminar in Russia discusses Da Nang’s tourism potential

Danang beach

The Da Nang city authorities have always created favourable conditions for Russian travel agencies to cooperate, do business and develop tourism in Da Nang. This was said by Vietnamese ambassador to Russia, Pham Xuan Son, at a seminar to introduce tourism potential in Da Nang and cooperative prospects for both Russian and Vietnam travel agencies. [...]

Dolphin show comes to Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

Dolphin show in Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang will launch a dolphin show at its amusement park in December. The dolphins will be set up near the sea, next to the Vinpearl Underwater World. Sea lions and seals will also join the show. In June, four dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) were brought to the park to be trained by experts [...]

Vietnam travel sector prioritises sea, island visits

Vietnam Sea and island

Sea and island tourism development was the top priority of Vietnam travel sector and attached with ensuring security and defence in the context of the national socio-economic development, affirmed General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan. Tuan said that under the sea and island development scheme devised by VNAT [...]

Hanoi looks to draw tourists

Hanoi - Vietnam

Hanoi is one of the most attractive destinations of Vietnam tour with the looks old , taciturn, elegant and hidden beauty at the city of thousand years of civilization. Hanoi has welcomed 5.7 million tourists during the first five months of 2011, according to the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Of this, 552,098 [...]