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Extra flights to travel Vietnam and Australia

There are up to 3,300 extra seats each week for passengers traveling between Australia and Vietnam under a new Memorandum of Understanding that the Australian Government has signed with the Vietnamese Government. The information was released by the Australian Embassy to Hanoi on February 11. The extra seats will boost two-way tourism by giving people [...]

US TV highlights attract Vietnam travel

US TV highlights attract Vietnam travel

KPVI News 6, the local NBC (National Broadcasting Company) affiliated television station for Idaho, has advised Americans travel to Vietnam to get to know “Southeast Asia’s rising star”. According to the TV station, as the world discovers more of Vietnam’s treasures, this Southeast Asian country is climbing higher on travellers’ must-see lists. A Vietnam tour [...]

HCM City plans to welcome 3.5 million foreign arrivals in 2011

More foreigners travel to HCM in 2011

Since the beginning of this year, Ho Chi Minh travel has welcomed 320,000 foreign visitors, up 15% compared to the same period last year. Besides, about 4,000 Vietnamese people have travelled to other countries through HCMC during the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet), an increase of 10% over last year. The city’s tourism destinations have [...]

Russian tourists have become increasingly common in Vietnam

Vietnam travel more popular with Russian tourists

A large number of Russian tourists are choosing Vietnam travel for their holidays instead of Egypt, according to the Voice of Russia. Although a tour to Vietnam costs about 15-20% more than a trip to Egypt and takes longer, the country still remains a popular destination for Russian tourists due to the recent unstable political [...]

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Two great Vietnam travel events in 2011

This year, the Vietnam travel sector will focus on promoting two great events, namely the National Tourism Year 2011 programme in the southcentral coastal region and Phu Yen and the seventh International Tourism Fair in HCM City due to take place from September 14-19. The two events were introduced by the Vietnam National Administration of [...]

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Vietnam travel has a new logo

The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on January 26 held an awards ceremony for winners a contest to design a new logo-symbol for the National Tourism Promotion Programme over the 2011-2015 period. The first prize went to the designing team of the Cowan Vietnam Company with a new logo slogan “Vietnam – a Different Orient”. [...]

Dai Nam Tourist Park, Thu Dau Mot Town, Binh Duong

Ho Chi Minh travel open tourism park

Ho Chi Minh travel open a tourism park with a strong cultural theme is being built in time for Tet (Lunar New Year) in HCM City’s suburban Cu Chi District. Vietnam At A Glance, located off Bo Cap (Scorpion) pier in An Phu Commune, resembles a giant garden with traditional varieties of flowers, bonsai, and [...]

Vietnam travel welcomes visitors

Vietnam travel welcomes French visitors

Vietnam travel welcomes approximately 300,000 French visitors every year. French visitors often choose cultural and historical tours or eco tours. Most French visitors are interested in discovering the remnants of French culture in Vietnam history. Visiting the Mekong Delta Region by boat tours, most French visitors often go to Can Tho and visit the Binh [...]

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Vietnam travel to say thank-you to foreign partners

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will host a function to honor foreign travel agents for sending big numbers of international tourists to the country and also introduce new products to them, an official said.VNAT chief Nguyen Van Tuan said his agency in collaboration with Vietnam’s inbound travel companies would single out important partners [...]

Vietnam travel to promote World Heritage sites at ATF

Vietnam travel to promote World Heritage sites at ATF

The Vietnam travel authority has chosen the World Heritage sites, the 1,000-year-old capital of Hanoi and the unique central coast as Vietnam’s highlights at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, deputy head of the marketing department of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), told the Daily on January 10 VNAT, the [...]