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Open Central Highlands Statue Garden

Recently, Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism (Dong Mo, Son Tay, Hanoi) has launched the Central Highlands statue garden including almost 200 works created by 49 artisans from Xo Dang, Ba Na, Jrai, Gie-Trieng, Brau, Ro Mam…during the National Great Solidarity – Vietnam Cultural Heritage Week. The unique wooden statues are associated with the daily life of ethnic …

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Fly to Singapore from Ho Chi Minh with USD 9 only

On 21/11, Vietnam Airlines announced a preferential program for passengers flying from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore and vice versa with the fare from VND 190.000.  In details, Vietnam Airlines is offering a 35 % discount on the route of Ho Chi Minh City-Singapore; the fare is now only VND 1.038.000 (equivalent to USD 49). In particular, Vietnam Airlines …

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Pass and terraced field in Sapa set Vietnam records

The Vietnam Record Organization (VietKings) announced 2 records set by 2 landscapes of Sapa District, Lao Cai province: O Quy Ho- the longest pass in Vietnam and the terraced fields with the most steps. O Quy Ho pass lies on national highway 4D, crossing Hoang Lien Son mountainous range, spanning Lao Cai and Lai Chau province with the length of …

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Vietnam joined Asia-Pacific Food Fair 2013 in Singapore

Hundreds of thousands of arrivals flocked to Asia-Pacific Food Fair 2013 in Singapore during the time from 21st to 25th November. At the market, the food lovers had a chance to enjoy delicious traditional dishes of multicultural cuisine of Singapore and get to know various dishes from different countries in the region. The annual Asia-Pacific Food Fair often takes place …

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“Timbre in Perfume River”, new product of Hue tourism

Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Thua Thien – Hue will take charge of organizing and setting up the program “Timbre in Perfume River” in Hue Festival 2014. This is a theatre art aiming at honouring the unique art value of Hue singing, a popular tourism product in the ancient capital. The success of “Timbre in Perfume River” will …

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Postpone UNESCO Viet Nam-ASEAN Heritage Festival

The Organizing Board of Lam Dong Tourism and Culture Week 2013 has sent a document to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to propose a delay of the first UNESCO Viet Nam-ASEAN Heritage Festival to another time more appropriate. As schedule, the first UNESCO Viet Nam-ASEAN Heritage Festival is one four significant events of “Tourism and Culture Week 2013” in Da …

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Mövenpick Ha Noi obtained High-class Hotel for Businessmen Award

The representative of Mövenpick Ha Noi revealed that his hotel was the only hotel in Vietnam recognized as “High-grade hotel for businessmen” by World Luxury Hotel Awards. Director of World Luxury Hotel Awards, Mr Marinique said: “There are more and more tourists worldwide seek high-class values, perfect service with the best quality. They are really interested in qualified tourism serviced …

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Fares for sightseeing of Ha Long Bay are public

Quang Ninh Department of Finance has announced the actual fare, diffused transport and accommodation services for visitors taking Halong Bay tour. In details, the fee for transportation service of contract kind increases from VND 250.000 to VND 280.000/hour/ship for standard ships, from VND 280.000 to VND 400.000 /hour/ship for fourth class ships, from VND 400.000 to VND 500.000/hour/ship for third-class …

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Vietnam Tourism Awards Ceremony 2012

On the 4th November, the ceremony to honour and bestow Vietnam Tourism Award 2012 will be taken place in Hanoi. The program is organized by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and Vietnam Tourism Association. The Vietnam Tourism Award is the most prestigious title of Vietnam tourism to honour leading tour operators, hotels and tourism services providers nationwide. Among more …

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Da Lat is launching 6 new monorail routes

People Committee of Lam Dong province has approved the project for upgrading the local transportation system which is scheduled to finish in around 2020 and 2030. Specifically, 6 local monorail routes will be opened with the aim of supporting tourists’ demand for travel in Da Lat City. The main station of the monorail system will be located in the city’s …

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