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Vietnam ranks 2nd place in Asia for tourism growth

According to a survey over more than 1.200 tourism managers, Vietnam ranks the 2nd place (the first place is China) in Asia for tourism development. This is one of the results from a survey over more than tourism managers in the world about global tourism trend released at World Travel Market in London. According to Mr. Simon Press, Director of …

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Ham Rong Bridge is completely repaired

By 21st March , after over 100 working days, the legend bridge Ham Rong in Thanh Hoa has been repaired, innovated to welcome the 45th anniversary of Ham Rong victory. Spanning Ma River, Ham Rong bridge plays an important role in North-South route. In aerial bombardment campaign conducted against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1965 until 1973, the U.S …

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Vietnam hosts International Spiritual Tourism Conference

The first International Conference on spiritual tourism for sustainable development organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will take place from 21 to 22 November in Ninh Binh with the participation of 150 international delegates. According to the UNWTO, spiritual tourism has potentials for growth, particularly in Asia – Pacific, including Vietnam. Therefore, …

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Dat Lat is covered up by colors during Flower Festival

Da Lat is overwhelmed with various flower species and bustling with flower festival. Duration from November to February is the best time to travel to Da Lat if you desire to admire beautiful flowers and join the exciting atmosphere of festival. Da Lat Flower Festival is an attractive annual event of Lam Dong province that draws a large amount of …

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8 Vietnamese specialties set Asian Record

According to latest news from Asian Record Organisation, which is located in Faridabad, Haryana State and New Delhi Capital, Indian, 8 new Vietnamese records have been set at 3 pm, October 29. These are the first Asian records of Vietnamese specialties from different areas across the country.  The 8 specialties are nominated by Vietnam Record Organisation through a campaign to advertise Vietnamese …

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Hoi An won Landscape City award 2013

UN HABITAT organisation in Asia selected Hoi An in Quang Nam province to be Landscape City 2013. Accordingly, the criteria to decide the winner include: sustainable urban development in relation with human life, green trees, pure air, and best secure habitation for local people… The award ceremony will be taken place by UN HABITAT organisation on 20th October, Japan. Earlier, …

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Vietnam has 3 out of 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia

According to Hot List 2013 revealed by CNTraveler on 15th August, 3 Vietnamese hotels entered top 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia. Based on readers’ rating from all over the world, 3 hotels namely Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Hanoi, Park Hyatt Saigon and Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers in Ho Chi Minh city are listed as the most attractive …

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100th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism

From 30th October to 3rd November 2013, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Lao Cai will coordinates with the Sa Pa People’s Committee to organize 100th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism (1903 – 2013) at stadium of Sa Pa town’s center. This event has a great significance to enhance awareness, responsibility of preserving national identity, landscapes, contributing to promotion …

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Lai Chau exploits community tourism in Ban Hon

On 19th October, the opening ceremony of Ban Hon Community Cultural Tourism Destination of Lu ethnic minority group was taken place at House of Culture of Ban Hon commune, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau province. Ban Hon Community Cultural Tourism Destination is located in Hon Village including Ban Hon 1 (88 households) and Ban Hon 2 (69 households) with more …

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Vietnam Festival draws special attention in UAE

To celebrate 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and United Arab Emirates (UAE), Vietnam Embassy in UAE coordinated with UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to hold a formal reception participated by high-ranking officials of UAE, the Diplomatic corps, enterprises, international friends and Vietnamese people. After the welcome speech on 20 year – diplomatic relation, Mrs. Nguyen Phuong …

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