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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 welcomes 1.15 million foreign visitors in the first three months

Vietnam received more than 1.15 million foreign visitors in the first quarter of the year, representing a year-on-year increase of 12%, reported the General Statistic Office (GSO). In March only, as many as 475,000 holidaymakers came to Vietnam, up 5% over the same period last year. China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the US, Taiwan […]

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 […]