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Tourism enjoys a booming year

Tourism enjoys a booming year

A workshop on capital assistance for Vietnam-Italy joint ventures to strengthen cooperative opportunities and investment between the two countries’ businesses took place on Thursday in Hanoi. The workshop was jointly organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Italian Embassy in Vietnam. At the event, the Italian side presented a government programme […]

Travel firms and airlines vow to develop MICE tourism

Travel firms and airlines vow to develop MICE tourism

The fact that travel firms and airlines decided to cooperate to develop MICE (meeting, incentives, conference, exhibition) tourism promises the bright prospect for the “no-smoke industry”. Experts have pointed out that Vietnam is in no way inferior to other regional countries like Singapore or Thailand in terms of the potentials for MICE tourism development, but […]

Tourism to attract 5.5m foreigners

Tourism to attract 5.5m foreigners

VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic tourism sector this year would achieve its annual target of attracting 5.5 million foreign visitors, Viet Nam Society of Travel Agents chairman Vu The Binh said.   “The sector this year is estimated to grow more than 10 per cent,” Binh said. The General Statistics Office announced the country had […]

Hidden attractions and a way of life

Hidden attractions and a way of life

VietNamNet Bridge – Pristine streets and houses built centuries ago by the Japanese, special lanterns and tailors offering to make silk suits overnight – Hoi An’s attractions are well known.   As visitors to this quaint town explore its surroundings further, they are likely to discover the secrets of this historic spot. One of them […]

Promoting Vietnam’s tourism on TVB channel

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has agreed with the Vietnam Aviation Corporation, the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company (Vinexad) to promote Vietnam’s tourism on TVB Channel (Hong Kong-China). While staying in Vietnam from February 19 to March 12, the TVB delegation will visit Ho Chi […]

EU provides EUR11 billion for Vietnam’s tourism

European Union (EU) will provide Vietnam with EUR11 billion to promote environmental and social responsibility in the development of tourism in 2011-2015. The information was released at a ceremony announcing the financial agreement on the largest ever technical assistance given to Vietnam’s tourism held on January 14 in Hanoi. Vietnam will contribute about EUR1 million […]

Vietnam to promote World Heritage sites at ATF

The tourism 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 tourism […]

Vietnam is listed as world’s best destinations

A recent post of “DeMorgen”, one of the largest newspapers in the Pholamang, Belgium praised Vietnam as one of the three safest destinations for tourists, ranking just after Costa Rica and Ireland. According to this post, Vietnam is highly recommended for woman tourists. In Belgium, women who have interest in traveling alone account for 10% […]

Vietnam’s tourism industry sees revenue jump 40% to USD5 billion

The hospitality industry wraps up this year in unthinkable success, generating revenue of VND96 trillion, or nearly USD5 billion, jumping by around 40% from last year’s VND70 trillion, said the national tourism administration. “It’s impressive growth,” Vu The Binh, Director of the Travel Department under the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said. VNAT said […]