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Visa exemption debate

On 3 May, the Ho Chi Minh Travel Association (HTA) sent a proposal to Central Ministries and Sectors on visa exemption policy applied to 7 countries including Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia and Finland. HTA proposed not to withdraw the policy because this is the trend of the world which helps remove travel barrier, stimulate tourists to Vietnam. …

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Vietnamese Government plans to extend visa exemption for Russian

Vietnam Government plans to simplify the entry procedures for Russian passport holders. It is likely that Russian tourists will be exempted  about 30 days at maximum, more than 15 days in comparison with current visa exemption for Russians. From January to March in 2013 the number of Russians entering Vietnam reaches 84,7000 tourists, 50 % increase over the last year …

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Hoi An – the most favourite destination in the world for tourists

Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam, home to a UNESCO world heritage ancient town, has been voted the world’s best tourism city by UK tourism magazine Wanderlust. The Wanderlust Travel Awards 2013 went to the Vietnamese city with a whopping 98.18 percent satisfaction rating from the magazine’s 3,000 surveyed readers who are described as UK’s most dynamic tourists. …

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Vietnam Public Holidays Calendar for 2013

Vietnam is a country that is popular for its tourism and its commerce as well. If you plan to travel to Vietnam, you should be aware of its public holidays as public institutions are closed on these days. Vietnam celebrates about 8 or 9 public holidays. Most of these holidays are to observe important historic events or celebrate cultural values …

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Vietnam visa fee hike dramatically since 1 January in 2013

The new circular No 190/2012/TT-BCT has just been launched in modification and amendment to the circular 66/2009/TT-BTC to adjust fees on passport, papers on entry, exit, transit, residence and visa granting. According to the new circular by Ministry of Finance, the stamping fee on Vietnam visa single entry  for foreigners will increase 80% compared to the current, from $25 to …

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Travellers to be banned from carrying gold bars

Individuals may be banned from taking gold bullion with them when they leave the country, the State Bank of Vietnam said Wednesday in a draft circular on which it is collecting feedback from relevant agencies. The regulation also targets raw gold materials and includes an exception for those who wish to settle down in other countries, the central bank said. …

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Vietnam one of attractive destinations for tourists in 2013

Vietnam ranked second in the list of attractive destinations for foreign tourists in 2013, according to a recent survey conducted by the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). The results were announced at the USTOA’s annual conference in Hawaii on December 25. Myanmar, Vietnam, and India are three most-favoured destinations, followed byPeru, Cambodia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador. In the USTOA’s 2012 survey, Vietnam tops India, Ecuador, and China in the list of emerging tourist attractions. …

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Merry Xmas & Happy New Year with 19% OFF service fee from vietnamvisa-easy.com

Dear our Dearest Clients! Warmest Greetings from Vietnamvisa-easy.com! A meaningful Christmas Season is coming to every street corner all over the world! May we, take this opportunity to wish you “ Merry Christmas” and “ Happy New Year” by giving you a GIFT of 19% OFF Vietnam visa service fee from 24th December, 2012 to 10th January, 2013. To enjoy this …

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Vietnam Airlines offers up to 45% discount on international routes

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines launched a series of promotional programmes for the end of 2012, offering special discounts of up to 45% off normal prices on its international flights. Passengers traveling from now to December 31, 2012 will be offered discounts of up to 42% on fares for return tickets for flights between Ho Chi Minh Cityand some …

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One Pillar Pagoda receives Asian recognition

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha hosted a ceremony on November 12 in Hanoi to receive a certificate of “the most unique architecture in Asia” awarded to the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi. The Asian Records Organisation made the recognition in Faridabad of India on October 10.Originally dubbed Dien Huu, which means long-lasting happiness and good luck, the …

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