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Few tourists return after first visits

 VietNamNet Bridge – Few international tourists have repeated their Vietnam visits, an indication that the country is not attractive to visitors.

Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bear bile tourism in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City has finally been shut down, according to the non-governmental organisation Education for Nature – Viet Nam (ENV).

Travel News 26/7

 Two Vietnamese amusement parks named among best in Asia; Advertising convinces Ha Long Bay visitors to spend the night; Con Dao tourism workers are all officially qualified; Tourism week kicks off in Dak Nong province

Seven beautiful places in Vietnam in the eyes of foreigners

 VietNamNet Bridge - Besides Hue, Hoi An and Hanoi, among the destinations that international tourists are advised by Skyscanner, a prestigious travel site, not to miss in Vietnam is Ben Tre – the kingdom of coconuts.

Ha Long night market to be removed for blocking view

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People's Committee of Ha Long City has begun removing the night market, as it was blocking the view of Ha Long Bay in north-eastern Quang Ninh Province.

Superstar Virgo cruise ships to visit Ha Long by October

 Ha Long will see 21 five-star Superstar Virgo cruise ships arrive between May and October this year, according to the Quang Ninh Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Motivational speaker offers inspiration

Twenty-one people with disabilities will be honoured at the Shining Vietnamese Fortitude Gala Night for their winning writing entries during ceremonies to be held today in HCM City and May 24 in Ha Noi.

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 29/4

Thang Long Royal Citadel archeological site handed over to Hanoi authority; Four Nguyen Dynasty cannons unearthed in HCM City; French artist’s love for Vietnam proven thru paintings

Inbound tours increase sharply on holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of visitors booking tours for the upcoming five-day holiday is on the rise, despite a hefty increase of 20-30% in prices.

British tourist dies in Halong Bay

 VietNamNet Bridge – A British man fell from a boat and drowned near the island of Ti-top in Ha Long Bay on April 3.

In pictures: Day turns into night in Ha Long

VietNamNet Bridge – At 9.05 this morning, the sky in Ha Long City suddenly darkened. The phenomenon frightened many local people. 

Ha Long tackles pollution by shifting floating villages

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 200 households living in floating villages in Ha Long Bay will be moved inland before Tet, according to Pham Hong Ha, Vice Chairman of Ha Long City People's Committee.

Hoi An wins 2013 Asian townscape awards

 Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam has won the 2013 Asian Townscape Awards given by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme.

Seven attractive destinations in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Beautiful beaches, year-round green tropical parks, mighty rivers, unique fishing villages, special culinary characteristics ... are always the force of gravity of Vietnam in the eyes of foreign travelers.

Mexican ballet dancers to tour local cities to celebrate National Day

 VietNamNet Bridge – Beautiful ballet dancers from Mexico promise to entertain audiences in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and Ha Long cities to the fullest with free performances from September 17-21.

Ha Long bay to have another five-star cruiser

 Oriental Sails Company will operate a five-star cruiser on Ha Long bay from September 15.

Ha Long to offer seaplane service

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has discussed with the authorities of Quang Ninh Province the preparation of seaplane services in Ha Long.

TRAVEL NEWS IN BRIEF

 New tours of nation's biggest cave to be organised on trial basis;  Mekong Delta tourist promotion event to be held in Can Tho; Hanoi’s move to support tourists; The Grand-Ho Tram Strip off to good start

“Chinese streets” near Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge - About 20km from Hanoi’s center, Dong Ky and Phu Khe carpentry villages in Tu Son commune, Bac Ninh province look like Chinese streets because most signboards are in Chinese.

Four Vietnamese places among Top 25 Asia Destinations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An and Halong are four of the Top 25 Travellers’ Choice Asia Destinations recognized by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor.