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225 tourist beach houses to be cleared on Co To Island
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225 tourist beach houses to be cleared on Co To Island

Authorities in Quang Ninh will clear 225 beach houses popular with tourists on the Co To Islands, saying they were illegally built by local people.

As US ban on travel to North Korea kicks in, tourist says he would return
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As US ban on travel to North Korea kicks in, tourist says he would return

En Vnexpress - With beautiful scenery, great food and friendly locals, American tourist Nicholas Burkhead said he'd be happy to return to his latest holiday destination.

Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members
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Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members

En Vnexpress - Southeast Asia's single visa scheme is hoped to save a lot of time and resources, but its materialization is facing myriad challenges.

Summer lovin'? Not in angry Europe's tourist hotspots
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Summer lovin'? Not in angry Europe's tourist hotspots

En Vnexpress - Chronic overcrowding in Europe's tourism hotspots is fuelling an angry backlash, from polite protest to 'Go Home' graffiti and even physical intimidation.

Saigon opens new tourist info centers after $1.4mln plan falls into the trash can
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Saigon opens new tourist info centers after $1.4mln plan falls into the trash can

En Vnexpress - Let's hope the two centers in District 1 don't go down the garbage shoot like their predecessors.

HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres
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HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres

Two visitor information and support centres began operation at the Bach Dang Wharf and 23/9 Parks in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2.

Thai police probe Belgian tourist's 'suicide' amid online doubts
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Thai police probe Belgian tourist's 'suicide' amid online doubts

En Vnexpress - The tourist's death had been ruled a suicide but online posts voiced concern that she may have been murdered.

Open-top buses rev up to cruise Hanoi's top tourist sites
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Open-top buses rev up to cruise Hanoi's top tourist sites

En Vnexpress - Jump aboard and take a ride to enjoy a fresh perspective of Vietnam's capital.

Open-top buses rev up to cruise the capital's top tourist sites
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Open-top buses rev up to cruise the capital's top tourist sites

En Vnexpress - Jump aboard and take a ride to enjoy a fresh perspective of Vietnam's capital.

Trash piles up at Saigon's forgotten tourist info stations
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Trash piles up at Saigon's forgotten tourist info stations

En Vnexpress - What once appeared as a visionary idea has become a costly failure for the southern megacity.

Vietnam experience: Tourist vs traveler
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Vietnam experience: Tourist vs traveler

Bao Moi - Zipping around Vietnam is fun. Sure there are problems and dangers but what do you expect?

Tourist attractions in northwestern Yen Bai province
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Tourist attractions in northwestern Yen Bai province

EN VietNamNet - Tourist attractions in northwestern Yen Bai province

Hon Lon - An island to visit before it becomes a tourist trap
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Hon Lon - An island to visit before it becomes a tourist trap

EN VietNamNet - Hon Lon Island located just off the coast of Nha Trang is a tropical island paradise in Vietnam that hasn’t lost its authentic beauty to stampeding tourists yet.

Quang Nam to restrict tourist access to Cham Island
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Quang Nam to restrict tourist access to Cham Island

EN VietNamNet - Quang Nam will not construct a cable car system connecting the mainland and Cham Isletwhile restricting the number of visitors to this nature reserve, said Dinh Hai, director of the

New tourist destinations in Ninh Binh
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New tourist destinations in Ninh Binh

EN VietNamNet - Around 90km from Hanoi, Ninh Binh province is blessed by nature with many fascinating natural landscapes, including Cuc Phuong National Park, Mua Cave and Chau Son Cathedral.

Tourist arrivals surge during four-day holidays
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Tourist arrivals surge during four-day holidays

EN VietNamNet - The capital city of Hanoi welcomed more than 54,000 international visitors during the four-day holidays from April 29 to May 2, a year-on-year increase of 33 percent.

Tourist attractions featured on Vietnamese bank notes
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Tourist attractions featured on Vietnamese bank notes

EN VietNamNet - Many famous tourist attractions are on Viet Nam’s currency notes. These include the VND500,000 bill, the highest denomination, which features a thatched house inside a museum

Visitors to be banned from tourist sites for ‘inappropriate’ clothes
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Visitors to be banned from tourist sites for ‘inappropriate’ clothes

EN VietNamNet - Visitors who wear unsuitable clothes will be refused entrance to cultural sites in Hanoi, according to Hanoi Relic Site Management Board.

Indonesia's Bali Island named as world's best tourist destination for 2017
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Indonesia's Bali Island named as world's best tourist destination for 2017

Bao Moi - Famous for its volcanic mountains, iconic beaches and coral reefs, Indonesia's resort island of Bali has topped TripAdvisor's best destination list for 2017.

HCM City to open more tourist streets
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HCM City to open more tourist streets

EN VietNamNet - HCM City administrators are planning to open more tourist streets to attract travelers to the city.

Quảng Ninh gets tough with tourist businesses
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Quảng Ninh gets tough with tourist businesses

Bao Moi - The northern province of Quảng Ninh has decided to crack down on shops that sell souvenirs at astronomical rates and tourist companies that offer substandard tours.

Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes a tourist attraction
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Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes a tourist attraction

EN VietNamNet - Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups. The province boasts great tourist potential

Tourist stripped over by iron hook receives $1,000 in compensation
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Tourist stripped over by iron hook receives $1,000 in compensation

EN VietNamNet - Vien Dong Import-Export Company yesterday sent a letter of apology and $1,000 in compensation for a female tourist who stumbled over an iron hook left by the company.

Saigon Tourist to auction stakes in loss-making Jetstar airline
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Saigon Tourist to auction stakes in loss-making Jetstar airline

Vietnamnet - State-owned tour developer Saigon Tourist will auction its entire holding of almost 363,800 shares of Jetstar Pacific this month, an amount equivalent to 1.14 per cent of the budget

Mekong Delta aims to become special tourist area by 2020
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Mekong Delta aims to become special tourist area by 2020

Bao Moi - Measures to realise a master plan on tourism development in the Mekong Delta to 2020 with a vision to 2030 were discussed at a conference held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April