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2013 Canadian Food Festival month in Hanoi

The Canadian food festival 2013 will take place in Hanoi from 15 November to 15 December 2013. The event is organized to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship of Vietnam-Canada.  The food festival is launched at Seafood Express restaurant in Royal City shopping centre on 14 November 2013 with participation as a guest of Canadian chef, namely Cameron …

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Phu Quoc Island makes great effort for green tourism

 Phu Quoc  Island is always known as a paradise for beach lovers due to the green environment and unspoiled beauty. At present, some businesses in Phu Quoc Island District (Kien Giang province) have invested billions of VND to treat sewage, recycling clean water resources for irrigation and environment protection. More than VND 3 billion was spent by EDEN Resort on the …

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Ho Chi Minh City positively protects tourists

In 2006, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City established Tourism Protection, Task Force. After 7 years of operation, the force had a big attempt and contribution in keeping safety security for tourists in Ho Chi Minh City. Now you can totally feel secure when visiting the city.  The Tourism Protection Task Force is under the control of Young …

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Jetstar Pacific launches 2 new airline routes

The air carrier Jetstar Pacific has announced to exploit two more domestic airline routes: Ho Chi Minh City-Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh-Phu Quoc from the 15th December by Airbus A320 plane. Accordingly, there is a daily round trip flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang at Cam Ranh airport at 12.10 pm and the flight to Phu …

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Hoi An celebrates Cultural Heritage Day

People’s Committee of Hoi An City has deployed the plan to celebrate Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage Day on 23rd November and 14 years after the recognition of Hoi An as a World Cultural Heritage (11/1999-11/2013). Hoi An city will organize the activities to popularize and introduce Hoi An’s image, raise the sense of responsibility of community for the cause of cultural preservation and sustainable …

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Upgrade 3 attractions in Hanoi

The 3 priority relics are also 3 popular attractions in Hanoi include: The Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son Temple, Sword Lake area, and Hoa Lo Prison are names to be upgraded. The project is carried out by the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism with a view to providing the solutions to preserve, restore in association with sustainable tourism development, …

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

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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 Air …

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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 a 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 the festival. Da Lat Flower Festival is an attractive annual event of Lam Dong province that draws a large …

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