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Central region targets Indian tourists

Taking full advantage of non-stop air routes from New Delhi and Mumbai to Da Nang which were just launched in late 2022, the central provinces of Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hue are running a race to lure Indian travelers.

Da Nang chosen by Indian billionaires as venue for weddings

Many billionaire families from India are choosing Da Nang to organize lavish weddings.

Indian billionaire invites 700 guests to wedding party in Da Nang

The first guests from India, who are among 700 invitees to the five-day wedding party of the bride Tuisha and the groom Gaurav were warmly welcomed by the Tourism Department of Da Nang, Vietnam’s famous coastal resort city, on January 24.

India - new market for VN tourism

According to the World Tourism Organization, Indians spent $22.9 billion traveling abroad in 2019 and the figure was estimated to reach $42 billion by 2024, $45 billion by 2025 and about $91 billion by 2030.

Indian travelers on the rise in Vietnam

With a population of 1.4 billion, India has emerged as a market for Vietnam’s tourism after the absence of Chinese travelers.

Vietnam enjoys strong rise in Indian tourist number

An average monthly rise of 51% was seen in the number of Indian tourists to Vietnam in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Da Nang opens two new direct flights to India

Two direct flights linking Danang to New Delhi and Mumbai City were launched on October 18, helping boost tourism in Danang City.

Danang, a wedding destination for India’s billionaires

Could Danang be the wedding destination of choice for Indian billionaires? It certainly has the right hotels and quality wedding infrastructure for the purpose, an Indian tourism company representative said.

VN rice exporters expect higher prices as India slaps curbs to reduce global supply

With India’s recent rice export restrictions, Vietnamese exporters expect to increase shipments and hike prices, industry insiders have said.

Vietnamese naval ship begins visit to Indonesia

Naval ship HQ 012-Ly Thai To of Brigade 162 of the Naval Region 4 arrived in Batu Ampar port of Indonesia on August 29, beginning its visit, exchange and joint drill with the Indonesian Navy.

Vietnamese tourists prefer 5-star India tours

Indian tourism has many advantages to attract Vietnamese tourists compared with Japan, South Korea and China, including an e-visa policy, simple immigration procedures, and a large number of direct flights.

India becomes Vietnam’s biggest meat seller in H1

Vietnam imported over 79,700 tons of meat and meat products worth US$250.9 million from India in the first half of 2022, making the latter the former’s largest meat supplier, according to the Import-Export Department.

First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of Vietnam – India diplomacy this year.

India conglomerate pledges to invest 10 billion USD in Vietnam

A joint venture between India’s Adani Group and Vietnam’s Anh Phat Investment Construction & Trading JSC has been approved by authorities of Da Nang to start studying the development of a major seaport in the central city.

Indian naval ships start three-day visit to HCM City

Two Indian naval ships carrying with more than 500 crewmembers arrived at Nha Rong Wharf on June 24, beginning a three-day friendship visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

Search volume for tourism in Vietnam from India hikes

The volume of searches from Indian visitors for tourism services in Vietnam has increased strongly in recent months, according to Google’s market trend tracker tool.

Two naval ships of India to make goodwill visit to Vietnam this week

Two naval ships, INS Sahyadri and INS Kadmatt, are scheduled to arrive at Nha Rong Wharf for a goodwill visit to Ho Chi Minh City from June 24-26, according to the Indian Embassy in Hanoi.

PM hosts visiting Indian defence minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh praised the cooperation between the defence ministries and armies of Vietnam and India while receiving visiting Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Hanoi on June 8.

Vietnam considered a pillar in India's 'Act East' policy

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded India's efforts to promote its 'Act East' policy and deeply engage in ASEAN-led mechanisms, and thanked the South Asian nation for considering Vietnam a pillar in this policy.

NA Chairman, Indian lower house speaker witness launch of new Vietnam-India air routes

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha (the lower house) Om Birla attended a ceremony on April 19 in Hanoi to launch Vietjet Air's new direct air routes between Vietnam and India.