Travel expo looks to sustainable tourism development

Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), the leading travel event for the country, kicked off in Hanoi on April 3 with 665 companies from 22 countries and territories showcasing their products in 508 stalls. This is the second time the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) in coordination with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Hanoi has More...

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Number of foreign tourists to Phu Quoc up 33 percent in Q1

The number of foreign tourists coming to Phu Quoc island in Kien Giang province in the first quarter of this year is 33 percent higher than that of the same period last year which recorded 57,100 arrivals. According More...

April 3rd, 2014

Vietnam attracts over 2.3Mln foreign visitors in Q1/2014

Vietnam was estimated to have received total of 2.33 million of international visitors in the first quarter of this year, making a year on year increase of 29.3%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said. Of those, More...

April 3rd, 2014

Mekong tourism still underdeveloped

Non-professional services, poor tours and weak co-operation among provinces are the main reasons that tourism has not developed well in the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) region, heard a conference organised on Wednesday More...

April 2nd, 2014

Vietnam tourism: Who is guiding who?

Editor’s Note: The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has recently said that those travel operators who employ foreign guides will be penalized or even have their license revoked, depending on their More...

March 31st, 2014

Ho Chi Minh City leads charge on tourism

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have signed a tourism co-operation agreement with 30 cities and provinces so that it can promote inter-regional tourism. Nguyen Thi Hong, deputy chairwoman of the municipal People’s More...

March 31st, 2014

Tourism festival kicks off in HCM City

A tourism festival is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City, drawing the participation of over 80 travel agencies and airlines from inside and outside the country. The 10th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival takes place More...

March 29th, 2014

Mekong Delta seeks to speed up tourism development

Localities in the Mekong Delta need to forge closer links among themselves to further the development of regional tourism products and services. This idea was espoused by several participants attending a Vietnam More...

March 27th, 2014

Dragon International awarded US$100 billion projects

Ho Tram Tourism Company of Vietnam on March 23 announced the selection of Dragon Best International – a Hong Kong-based firm – as the contractor for three premier projects. This was announced by Ho Tram Company More...

March 24th, 2014

City tourism fair fetes decade of growth

The 10th HCM City Tourism Fair themed “Ten years of growth and development” will be held from March 27-30 at the 23 September Park in District 1. The aim of the fair is to promote the domestic travel More...

March 20th, 2014