Phu Quoc

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Three Vietnamese cities, including Hanoi, HCM City and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang Province), have been named among the world’s to 100 extraordinary destinations to explore in 2021, as voted on by the renowned US-based Time magazine.

New ways to save VN tourism industry

The gradual opening of international routes and the pilot opening of some tourist sites for foreign tourists are among important solutions in efforts to save the aviation, tourism, hotel and service industries.

Pilot opening of Phu Quoc island to foreign visitors approved

The Ministry of Transport has basically agreeing to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism’s draft pilot plan on welcoming international tourists to Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.

Phu Quoc Island to receive foreign travelers from October

Vietnam plans to run a 6-month pilot program on receiving foreign travelers to Phu Quoc Island, slated for October this year.

Opportunity for tourism in Phu Quoc following pilot of “vaccine passport”

Immediately after the Politburo agreed to pilot a vaccine passport for international visitors to Phu Quoc City in the Mekong River Delta province of Kien Giang, 

Phu Quoc hopes to welcome foreign tourists in Autumn

Foreign tourists could be set to return to Vietnam this Autumn if a vaccine passport scheme is approved.

Phu Quoc prepares to welcome international visitors with vaccine passport

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has suggested that Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc in Kien Giang province welcome foreign tourists who have vaccine passports. 

Politburo permits trial of vaccine passports for international visitors to Phu Quoc

The Politburo has agreed that Phu Quoc resort island in Kien Giang Province will be Vietnam’s first locality to pilot the acceptane of international visitors’ vaccine passports in a number of tourist sites that can control the pandemic.

Two US marines save 10-year-old boy after boat capsizes near Phu Quoc Island

While taking a boat trip off Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, US Sergeant Searcy and his teammate saw a capsized tourist boat and quickly saved the people on the boat, including a 10-year-old boy.

Local tourists flock to Phu Quoc, air carriers offer more flights

As the number of visitors to Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc, is skyrocketing, domestic airlines have competed to increase the flights, or resume or launch new air route to this island. 

Charming Phu Quoc island city

Phu Quoc is Vietnam’s largest island and one of the world’s most favourite tourism destinations. 

Phu Quoc island city draws $16.5 billion in investment

Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s first island city, has attracted 372 projects to date with capital totalling some $16.5 billion.

Phu Quoc ahead of becoming first Vietnamese island city

With Phu Quoc district poised to become the country’s first island city from March 1 following its recognition as a new city in Kien Giang Province, let’s discover the city before it becomes an important national landmark.

Da Lat, Phu Quoc and Sa Pa named top three destinations for New Year holiday

Da Lat, Phu Quoc and Sa Pa have risen into top three most-searched destinations for Vietnamese travellers for the upcoming New Year holiday, according to a recent survey by travel agency Booking.com.

Must-try street food options during a day trip to Kien Giang

Visitors to Kien Giang often leave with a great impression of the locality due to its fabulous culture, the friendliness of local people, its shopping options, and range of street food. 

New central square to be built on Phu Quoc

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang has approved a project to build a new central square in the island district of Phu Quoc.

Phu Quoc longs to become Vietnam’s first island city

The island paradise of Phu Quoc has significant potential to develop into a leading tourist destination in Southeast Asia. 

Stunning view of Phu Quoc island from above

Located in Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province, Phu Quoc island is the largest tourist island in Vietnam. Dubbed as a pearl of the country’s southwest sea, Phu Quoc is popular amongst both domestic and international visitors.

Untreated waste on Phu Quoc sparks concern

Phu Quoc Island off the southern province of Kien Giang has been a tourist hotspot of the Mekong Delta region, but waste treatment on this island remains an environmental issue.

 

Phu Quoc makes global list of leading new attractive destinations

Phu Quoc island, located in the southern province of Kien Giang, has been named among the world’s Top 7 new attractive destinations for the year by Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform.