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Danang constructs Asian Park

Sun Group has just celebrated ground-breaking to formally begin a construction project of culture and entertainment Asia Park on 2/9 street with total investment of USD 200 million. According to Mr. Dang Minh Truong, General Director of Sun Group , Asian Park design is completed by famous architect Bill Bensley of Bensley Design Studios Group with total planning area of  …

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Cat Ba archipelago sent a dossier for UNESCO recognition

Cat Ba archipelago consists of 367 islands of varying sizes to the South of Ha Long bay and offshore Haiphong city and Quang Ninh province, 30 km from Haiphong center and 25 km from Ha Long city, Quang Ninh. The biggest of the archipelago is Cat Ba island (also known as the Jade Island). Cat Ba archipelago is the best …

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2 Vietnamese hotels listed among 100 best hotels of the world

Sofitel Metropole hotel in Hanoi and Park Hyatt hotel in Saigon have just voted one of 100 leading hotels in annual world hotel ranking at 100 cities throughout the world. Robb Report’s list is published in May 2013, based on reviews of experienced editors, travel correspondents, travel collaborators  and experts of luxury hotel industry. In Vietnam alone, 8,000 readers of …

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Vietnam listed in top 10 unique cultural destinations

According to Business Insider, they are 10 destinations for travelers to exchange with local people, explore landscapes, culture and customs of that country Business Insider described Vietnam as an incredible destination for travelers who are interested in cultural tour. The hospitality of people and spectacular scenes will please travelers. Besides, mountain hiking in Sapa (Lao Cai) or sand slide in …

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Vietnam airlines to open direct route Seoul-Danang

At 26th Korea World Travel Fair (Kotfa 2013) taking place at COEX Exhibition Center from 30 May to 2 June, Vietnam will open a straight route of Seoul-Da Nang  since 1 July with frequency of 3 flights/per week aiming to increase Korean tourists to Da Nang in coming time. Korea is regarded as one of the important markets of Da …

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Nearly 400 thousand visitors to Ben Tre

Visitors to Ben Tre in the first 5 months estimated 400 thousand arrivals, reaching 52,1% over the target and 12,2% increase over the same period of 2012. Of which, foreigner visitors account for approximately 175 thousand arrivals, up 13,8% over the same period last year. Tourist’s total revenue reached over VND 220 billion, achieving 50,9% in comparison with the plan …

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Quang Nam invests over VND 3 billion for 3 beaches

Scheme on management and exploitation of tourism beaches in Quang Nam in 2 years 2013-2014 has been adopted by Quang Nam People’s Committee with 3 beaches: Cua Dai, Tam Thanh and Ha My. The project was invested over VND 10,3 billion in order to implement successfully rescue operation, social order and safety, environmental sanitation, landscape preservation; handle thoroughly relation between …

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Hanoi improves toilets for tourists

Hanoi Tourism has checked poor public toilets for  tourists at Old town and Hoan Kiem lake. Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed Hanoi People’s Committee to start a project to improve and repair these toilets as soon as possible according to standard quality promulgated by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. The upgraded toilets is installed at Phung …

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Sapa encourages to plant flowers

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Sapa tourism, People’s committee of Sapa District (Lao Cai) has conducted locals, agencies, units to plant flowers at offices, schools, restaurants, hotels; encourage households to grow more flowers and ornamental plants in the yard or in a pot to display at front stoop. Sapa district will offer free seed and free guidance …

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Set up a hotline for tourists

On May 13, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh demanded provinces and cities to enhance operating capability and effectiveness of State management agencies on local tourism, strengthen the steering and co-ordination among ministries, branches and localities to check, find out and handle thoroughly bad behaviors to tourists such as snatch and grab robberies, fraud, scams, overcharge, and …

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