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TRAVEL IN BRIEF 7/10

TRAVEL IN BRIEF 7/10

Firms offer flood experience tours Travel firms in the Mekong province of An Giang are offering tours for visitors to experience the flood season between late July and mid-October. “Though An Giang has entered its major flooding season, we go ahead with our tours,” said Nguyen Phu Phuc, deputy director of An Giang Tourimex’s tourism […]

Cloud over high tourism growth

Cloud over high tourism growth

Most tour operators must have been happy with the overall performance of the hospitality industry, since global uncertainties and domestic economic instability have not sent their business to a tailspin as feared. The fast tourism development, however, is still clouded by the imbalance between domestic and outbound travel segments on one hand, and inbound travel […]

2011 a bumper year for high-end tourism

2011 a bumper year for high-end tourism

All the travel firms in HCM City have reported a bumper crop in summer 2011 with revenue, especially from luxurious clients. Doan Thi Thanh Tra, Marketing Director of Saigontourist, said that in June and July, the travel firm served more than 15,000 domestic MICE (meeting, incentive, conference, and exhibition) tourists. This kind of tourism has […]

Vietnam Travel in Brief 20th May

Vietnam Travel in Brief 20th May

HCM City set for southern food fest Dam Sen Tourist Park in HCM City will host the 2011 Food Festival of the South on May 27- 29. The annual event will feature typical southern floating markets, including a fruit market and food market, and lifestyles of people living in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta. There […]