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8 Vietnamese specialties set Asian Record

According to the 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 specialities from different areas across the country.  The 8 specialities are nominated by Vietnam Record Organisation through a campaign …

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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 to 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, in …

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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 coordinate with the Sa Pa People’s Committee to organize 100th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism (1903 – 2013) at the stadium of Sa Pa town’s centre. This event has a great significance to enhance awareness, the responsibility of preserving national identity, landscapes, contributing …

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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 the 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 …

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Hoi An ranked the second-most visited Asian tourist city

According to the latest result of the award selected by Conde Nast Traveler’s readers, Hoi An jumped to the second place of the most attractive Asian cities. After entering the top 10 world’s best destinations last year, Hoi An now becomes the second-most visited tourist city in Asia, following Kyoto (Japan). According to an annual survey executed by Conde Nast …

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Ben Thanh enters top 15 world’s best cuisine markets

The American USD Today Newspaper has announced the top most attractive markets in the world of which Vietnamese Ben Thanh market honourably enters the list. The selection is based on the ability to reflect food importance and local characteristics through items in the market. Not only is food supplier, but the markets in the list are also an ideal spot …

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Vietnam Women’s Museum-most attractive destination 2013

TripAdvisor – the most famous travel website has announced the award of favourite tourist destinations in the world based on the selection of tourists. Accordingly, Vietnam Women’s Museum is one of 1.264 attractive tourist destination out of 300.000 ones listed in TripAdvisor website. “well worth visit- touching stories” is the message that TripAdvisor sent to readers in a description about …

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Khanh Hoa plans to upgrade substandard lavatories

From now to the end of October 2013, Khanh Hoa Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will associate with provincial locals to survey all poor public lavatories for tourists and thereby propose prompt solutions. The province has a total of 179 lavatories at tourist attractions including 159 standard and 20 substandard ones. Substandard lavatories are mainly situated at the temple, …

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