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Homestay service offers sustainable tourism
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Homestay service offers sustainable tourism

Eleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are operating an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihoods of ethnic

Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner
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Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner

The Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 will be held from October 18 to 23 at Po Lu hamlet, Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district, in the northern province of Bac Kan.

Writing contest launched to promote tourism
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Writing contest launched to promote tourism

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Lao Dong (Labour) Daily launched a writing contest themed “Vietnam: Endless beauty” in Hanoi on October 13.

HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities
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HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities
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HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism
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Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism

A new campaign aimed at discovering the beauty of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has been launched with experiences and stories of travellers.

Mekong boosts tourism
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Mekong boosts tourism

A new campaign aimed at discovering the beauty of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has been launched with experiences and stories of travellers.

Gov’t plans for tourism to spearhead economy
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Gov’t plans for tourism to spearhead economy

The Government unveiled an action plan on Monday to transform the tourism sector into the country’s economic engine, following the Poliburo’s decision to pursue that goal.

Da Nang’s tourism development plan pays off
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Da Nang’s tourism development plan pays off

The sound tourism environment, high-quality services and excellent promotion campaigns have helped the central coastal city of Da Nang lure an increasing number of tourists.

Organising board for National Tourism Year established
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Organising board for National Tourism Year established

The People’s Committee of the northeastern province of Quang Ninh has established the organising board for the National Tourism Year 2018.

Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year
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Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year

The fast growing Vietnamese tourism sector is expected to obtain total revenue of VND500 trillion (US$22 billion) this year, VND100 trillion higher than last year and VND40 trillion above the

Seven 'best of the world' titles of Da Nang tourism
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Seven 'best of the world' titles of Da Nang tourism

Seven 'best of the world' titles of Da Nang tourism

Hanoi starts offering classes in tourism skills
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Hanoi starts offering classes in tourism skills

Ha Noi’s Department of Tourism has begun offering training classes to residents living in areas that receive heavy tourist traffic, aiming to promote community-based tourism and improve the quality

Hanoi launches new tour, tourism product
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Hanoi launches new tour, tourism product

Visitors to Hanoi will have a chance to experience the “golden tour” which was launched on October 10, connecting hotels, restaurants, shopping centres and the most popular tourist destinations in

Action programme launched to make tourism economic spearhead
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Action programme launched to make tourism economic spearhead

The Government has just launched an action programme to implement a Politburo resolution on developing the tourism industry into a spearhead economic sector.

Technology seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam
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Technology seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam

IT and digitalisation have been seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam, heard delegates at a conference held in Hanoi on October 6 under the theme ‘Smart tourism – Opportunities and

Community tourism brings changes to mountainous area
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Community tourism brings changes to mountainous area

Community-based tourism has brought many changes to the lives of residents in Da Bac district, one of the most disadvantaged localities in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.

Tourism sector gets smarter
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Tourism sector gets smarter

Smart travel is being promoted to improve tourism throughout Viet Nam.

HCM City plans major tourism boost
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HCM City plans major tourism boost

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 4 signed an agreement with the HCM City Tourism Association to boost the tourism sector.

Festival of northwest tourism villages to run in Hoa Binh
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Festival of northwest tourism villages to run in Hoa Binh

A festival gathering 14 typical community-based tourism villages across the northwest region will take place in Hoa Binh province from October 6 to 8.

Vietnam tourism promoted in Italy
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Vietnam tourism promoted in Italy

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Rome, Italy, held a tourism promotion programme in Milan and Rome from October 1-3.

Promoting tourism – Lever to develop Vietnam tourism industry
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Promoting tourism – Lever to develop Vietnam tourism industry

At the second Vietnam Private Sector Forum, promoting tourism was identified as one of the three 'bottlenecks' of Vietnam's tourism sector.

HCM City to bolster waterway tourism
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HCM City to bolster waterway tourism

HCMC will soon open seven more waterway routes and implement projects to build wharfs and boat stops to continue developing waterway tourism.

Vietnam focuses on sustainable tourism development
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Vietnam focuses on sustainable tourism development

Developing sustainable tourism in combination with preserving and promoting national cultural values, and protecting landscapes and the environment is among targets set in Vietnam’s master plan on

Da Nang takes advantage of APEC week to promote tourism
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Da Nang takes advantage of APEC week to promote tourism

The central city of Da Nang, which will host the APEC Economic Leaders Week in November, is planning to organise a wide range of programmes to promote its tourism potentials.