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Boasting scenic landscape and diverse culture, Dan Phuong promises to become an interesting suburban destination of Hanoi.

 

Travel firms offer extra tours to SEA Games 30’s football final

Travel companies in Ho Chi Minh City have offered tours to take Vietnamese fans to the Philippines to watch their team competing in the football final of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30).

Fans snap up tours to support Vietnam football team at SEA Games

A number of travel operators have begun to launch tours to the Philippines, offering local football fans the chance to support the Vietnamese national men’s team in their fixtures at the ongoing SEA Games 30.

Silver lining for struggling tourism industry

Inbound arrivals for the five months leading up to June dipped 12.6% year-on-year to 2.3 million, according to the latest statistics of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Travel agencies told to halt tours to Ebola-hit areas

 The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has told travel firms to consider suspending their tours to Ebola-hit places.

Travel demand seen strong on long national holidays

 The Government has allowed employees of state organizations to have five straight days off on the Reunification Day, April 30, and International Labor Day, May 1 holidays, thus giving hopes that travel firms could do good business this time.

Tourism Coordinating Office to be set up in Mekong Delta

 The Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Sports will set up a Tourism Coordinating Office for the Mekong Delta, said Vice Minister Ho Anh Tuan.

Tourism industry to build tours to sea border areas

 Tourism industry to build tours to sea border areas;

Vietnamese tend to travel abroad on Tet

It is a growing tendency that Vietnamese like traveling during Tet holiday instead of staying at home for family reunion. Outbound tours have been chosen for 2014 Tet, despite the economic recession which has forced people to fasten their belt.

Hashing tours in Nha Trang

 VietNamNet Bridge - To participate in these unique tours, the simple criteria are you must love traveling, love nature and love ... jogging.

Long Tet holiday will keep travel firms busy

 VietNamNet Bridge – Travel firms have sighed a relief after the Prime Minister approved the 9-day Tet holiday instead of 7-day. A longer holiday would mean bigger business opportunities.

HCM City to kick off bumper sales month for tourism

 HCM City will launch Saigon Big Sales 2013 to promote sales and tourism from December 1-31.

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Foreign travelers in Hanoi apprehensive of theft

A lot of foreign travelers complained they had their wallets and identification papers stolen when taking a stroll in the ancient streets of Hanoi.

Foreign tourists go to Vietnam to… eat, why not?

Vietnamese food, which is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, would be developed to attract more tourists to Vietnam.

In crisis, people celebrate Tet in home cities, air tickets unsold

VietNamNet Bridge – Numerous air tickets for the flights to depart on Tet days from HCM City to Hanoi, Da Nang and Vinh City have been left unsold. Meanwhile, more air tickets for the flights at non-peak hours have been put on sale.

Travel firms want their brands protected

VietNamNet Bridge – Travel firms complain that the current laws do not protect them from the rivals who illegally use their brands.