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Solo travel trend in Vietnam
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Solo travel trend in Vietnam

As the trend toward solo travel continues to grow, many people who have never traveled solo still ask “Is solo travel safe? Isn’t it more lonely, expensive, and dangerous?” VOV will discuss this

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours
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HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours

Saigontourist has launched seven new waterway routes on the Sai Gon River and the river sections of Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An.

Foreign OTAs holds 80 percent of VN’s online travel market share
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Foreign OTAs holds 80 percent of VN’s online travel market share

Global online travel agencies such as Agoda.com, booking.com, Traveloka.com, Expedia.com are monopolizing the Vietnamese market, holding 80 percent market share, according to Vietnam E-Commerce

Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel
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Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel

Vietnam has seen a significant increase in the number of foreign tourists travelling to the country by sea but poor infrastructure and a lack of high-quality services for cruise tourism may hinder

Hanoi among world’s fastest growing travel destinations
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Hanoi among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

Hanoi made the top 10 on the world’s fastest travel destinations list with a 16.4% annual growth rate in the 2009-2016 period, according to the MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017.

How to travel to one of the most beautiful places in northern Vietnam like a pro
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How to travel to one of the most beautiful places in northern Vietnam like a pro

En Vnexpress - From where to go to what to eat, a Hanoian man shares his tips for 48 hours in Cao Bang.

Great travel experiences in Hai Phong
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Great travel experiences in Hai Phong

If you come to Hai Phong, you will surely fall in love with this port city. Hai Phong impresses visitors by its landscape, food and enthusiasm, and hospitality of the 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.

Neighbouring tourism ministers promote regional travel
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Neighbouring tourism ministers promote regional travel

Tourism ministers of the five countries under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy, including Viet Nam, have agreed to cooperate more fully on responsible tourism, tourism

Beach tops National Day travel picks
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Beach tops National Day travel picks

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.

A thousand reasons why travel is one of the greatest experiences in life
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A thousand reasons why travel is one of the greatest experiences in life

En Vnexpress - We pray, we kiss, we indulge. We do everything to have a piece of this wonderful world.

Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile
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Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile

Starting from August 11, Vietnamese and Chilean holders of ordinary passports will not need to apply for visa when traveling between the two countries following an agreement signed between the two

Vietnamese travel sales shifting online
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Vietnamese travel sales shifting online

While only 7 percent of online travel sales in Vietnam were made on mobile devices last year, the number grew rapidly at a 58.1 percent compound annual growth rate in the 2013-16 period, presenting a

Vietnamese increasingly using mobiles to purchase travel
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Vietnamese increasingly using mobiles to purchase travel

Though only 7 percent of overall online travel sales were made on mobile phones in Vietnam in 2016, such sales grew rapidly from 2013-2016, at a compound annual growth rate of 58.1 per cent.

CNN names Hoi An floating lanterns among best travel photos
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CNN names Hoi An floating lanterns among best travel photos

The photo shot, taken by John S Lander, depicting tourists in boats cruising admist colorful floating lanterns on the Hoai River in Hoi An has been named as one of the world’s best travel photos by

Hoi An’s floating lanterns shine as one of CNN's top global travel moments
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Hoi An’s floating lanterns shine as one of CNN's top global travel moments

En Vnexpress - The US news network has taken a shine to Vietnam's stunning tourist town this year.

Vietnam beats France to crack China's top 10 travel destinations
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Vietnam beats France to crack China's top 10 travel destinations

En Vnexpress - With 200 million Chinese tourists expected to make outbound trips in 2020, Vietnam is set to become even more popular.

US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'
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US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'

En Vnexpress - Pollution and construction are threatening to ruin tourist staples.

Catch it while you can: US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'
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Catch it while you can: US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'

En Vnexpress - Pollution and construction are threatening to ruin top sites such as Ha Long Bay and Sa Pa, and it's not gone unnoticed.

International Travel Expo HCM City 2017 to open in September
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International Travel Expo HCM City 2017 to open in September

Bao Moi - The International Travel Expo (ITE) HCM City 2017 themed ‘Your Gateway To tourism in Asia’ will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on September 7-9.

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations
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Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

En Vnexpress - The country is the place to be for young and old alike, if you can take on the challenge.

Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
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Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

Bao Moi - The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort wins 4 World Travel Awards
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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort wins 4 World Travel Awards

En nexpress - The resort has once again been recognized at the prestigious event, dubbed 'the travel industry's equivalent to the Oscars.'

Fall of the roaming empire: EU ends mobile travel fees
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Fall of the roaming empire: EU ends mobile travel fees

Bao Moi - BRUSSELS: The EU on Thursday (Jun 15) rang in the end of roaming charges for Europeans using mobile phones within the bloc, in what under-pressure Brussels hailed as one of its greatest

Travel in Vietnam: To Hue by train
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Travel in Vietnam: To Hue by train

Bao Moi - Ever tried to type on a train that regularly does the rumba? I got a great dance lesson while sitting down to write this.