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Cat Ba Beach Resort offers promotion

According to Mr. Trinh Ngoc Dung, Chairman cum General Director of Hung Vuong Joint Stock Company, Cat Ba Beach Resort at Cat Co 2 beach officially opens to serve guests. The resort is surrounded by a mountain complex, beautiful beaches, caves, artificial buildings and service area. Stilt-houses, bungalows are equipped with modern facilities. Besides, water sports, beach bar, spa and …

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Haiphong opens traning course for tour guides

Haiphong Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just cooperated with Haiphong Vocational College of Tourism and Services to organize periodical training courses for nearly 60 tour guides of travel companies, tour operators in the city. In 3 days, experts, mangers, researchers on tourism will teach and exchange contents regarding national and international tourism; Vietnam’s and Haiphong’s socio-economic-tourism development; Strategy …

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Six Senses named top eco-resorts by National Geographic

Six Senses resort in Con Dao, Vietnam has just been chosen to be one of the best resorts in the world by National Geographic magazine. The resort lies on international-standard beach of Con Dao National Park, 45 flight minutes from Ho Chi Minh. Six senses  attaches special importance to stability and initiative. Coming here, vacationers could partake in activities such as surfing, …

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To work out solutions for Vietnam’s tourism

In the morning of 6 June, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan worked with tourism managers on improving Vietnam’s tourism environment. At online conference, Report of National Steering committee on tourism pointed out 7 negative problems of tourism sector. Prominent problems include lax management, lack of responsibility by managers, insufficient warning information for tourists, lack of long-term strategies for tourism …

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Happily Captured – a beautiful photo of National Geographic

The stunning portraits at Traveler Photos Contest 2013 of U.S.A National Geographic express not only the spirit of character but also the diversity of human race around the globe. As an annual contest, Traveler Photos Contest is the occasion for adventurous travelers  to submit their most stunning photos to National Geographic to compete with each other. The the contest includes …

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International Choir Competition 2013 held in Hoian

The 3rd International Choir competition held in Hoi An gathers more than 500 artists, singers and performers of 15 troupes from 7 countries. The opening ceremony will take place at An Hoi statue garden on 19 June with impressive debuts of the choirs representing 7 countries and territories (Indonesia, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, U.S.A, Vietnam) and unique welcome performance of …

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Economic crisis affected Europeans’ departure plans

In this summer, only 54% of Europeans still remain travel habit. According to survey of Europ Assistance announced on 30 May, this is the lowest level since 2000 and financial crisis is the main reason for this situation. Europe Assistance conducted a conference survey among 4,048 Europeans from France, German, UK, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria about departure plan from June …

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French communication to explore Vietnam’s travel

From 3 June to 9 June, a French reporter group of tourism magazines, e-journeys  will arrive Vietnam to execute a program about  Vietnam’s tourism to introduce to French citizens. This group includes correspondents from magazines, e-journeys such as National Geographic, Le Quotidien du Médecin, websites Le Quotidien du Pharmacien, Glamour + GQ, Midi Libre, Sud-Ouest, TourMaG.com… During a week in …

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Vietnam named among top 10 local food walking tours

Vietnamese street food has just recommended one of top10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies by Lonelyplanet magazine. Lonelyplanet suggested the best and quickest way to know cuisine of a city is to attend a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food.  Also from the magazine, this kind of tour often begins from Chau Long market of labyrinthine Old …

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Haiphong tourism drew more than 1,62 million arrivals

In the last 5 months, the total visitors to Haphong estimated 1,620,3 arrivals, 9.885 % increase over the same period last year, of which foreigners accounted for 235,6 thousands arrivals, up 0.93% compared to the same period of 2012. Tourism gross revenues reached VND 756.7 billion, up 13% over the same period of 2012. In May alone, Haiphong tourism drew 474,9 …

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