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Vietnam promotes tourism in India
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Vietnam promotes tourism in India

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Embassy of Vietnam in India launched a programme in New Delhi on December 12 to promote Vietnam’s tourism.

Quang Ngai to boost tourism in remote areas
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Quang Ngai to boost tourism in remote areas

VietNamNet Bridge – Quang Ngai Province’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department will introduce community-based tourism services at destinations around the province beginning next year.

Vietnam’s beloved Sa Pa might lose itself in tourism race: PM
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Vietnam’s beloved Sa Pa might lose itself in tourism race: PM

En Vnexpress - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said tourism development must not harm Sa Pa’s ‘jungle green and ethnic culture.’

Hanoi enhances investment, tourism promotion activities during APEC Week
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Hanoi enhances investment, tourism promotion activities during APEC Week

NDO – During the recent APEC Economic Leaders' Week, Hanoi held a variety of investment and tourism promotion activities as well as met numerous major partners and corporations around the world.

6 destinations to emerge as tourism magnets in Vietnam in 2017
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6 destinations to emerge as tourism magnets in Vietnam in 2017

En Vnexpress - See if you can take time out of your 2018 schedule to check them out.

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site
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Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision recognising the resort town of Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai as a national tourism site.

VN's tourism in international integration
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VN's tourism in international integration

Turning tourism into one of Vietnam’s spearhead economic sectors in addition to the digital economy and agriculture is seen as a viable strategy for national development.

Detailed tourism reform needed
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Detailed tourism reform needed

VietNamNet Bridge – A “very detailed” restructuring plan is needed to resolve prominent problems in the tourism sector, says Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

Tourism administration asks to protect Vietnamese tourists in Bali
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Tourism administration asks to protect Vietnamese tourists in Bali

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has issued a dispatch asking tour operators to ensure safety for tourists amid volcanic eruption in Bali resort island of Indonesia.

Vietnam-China tourism fair opens in Mong Cai
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Vietnam-China tourism fair opens in Mong Cai

NDO/VNA - The 2017 Vietnam-China International Tourism Fair opened in the city of Mong Cai, in Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province, on December 1.

New Tourism Ambassador expected to boost tourism ties with South Korea
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New Tourism Ambassador expected to boost tourism ties with South Korea

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien met Ly Xuong Can, the new Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam, yesterday, voicing his hope that the ambassador will help develop Vietnam’s tourism

Tourism guru plants the seed for floral canal in Saigon
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Tourism guru plants the seed for floral canal in Saigon

En Vnexpress - 'Saigon's iconic annual flower street along Nguyen Hue Boulevard has fulfilled its mission.'

PM approves $1.3b for tourism infrastructure in 2016-2020
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PM approves $1.3b for tourism infrastructure in 2016-2020

The Government will spend over VND30 trillion (US$1.3 billion) in tourism infrastructure development in the 2016-20 period, according to a target programme approved recently.

Visa procedures need to be simplified to boost tourism
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Visa procedures need to be simplified to boost tourism

Travel firms have proposed the Government to simplify the visa procedures for international tourists by issuing visa-on-arrival or e-visa to make the country more attractive to foreign guests.

Freelance tour guides claim Vietnam's new tourism law railroads them into trap
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Freelance tour guides claim Vietnam's new tourism law railroads them into trap

En Vnexpress - It looks like most of them will have no choice but to pay to join a new association if they want to work legally.

Mekong Delta to improve tourism services
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Mekong Delta to improve tourism services

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of tourists to the Mekong Delta has increased significantly as many tourism programmes have been successful over the last year, according to provincial authorities.

Australian fam-trip delegation survey Vietnam tourism
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Australian fam-trip delegation survey Vietnam tourism

An Australian fam-trip delegation is surveying Vietnam’s tourism to sound out business prospects and work with potential local partners over measures to promote travel between the two nations.

Vietnam to spend US$1.32 billion for tourism infrastructure till 2020
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Vietnam to spend US$1.32 billion for tourism infrastructure till 2020

Prime Minister has recently approved a program on development of tourism infrastructure in the period 2016 – 2020 to help the tourism industry become a key economic sector.

Vietnam embraces hi-tech tourism
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Vietnam embraces hi-tech tourism

The Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) agreed to promote smart tourism in the country.

VN embraces hi-tech tourism
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VN embraces hi-tech tourism

The Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) agreed...

Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK
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Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Vietnam opts for royal blood for tourism ambassador to S. Korea
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Vietnam opts for royal blood for tourism ambassador to S. Korea

En Vnexpress - The 26th descendant of a Ly Dynasty prince will be touting tourism overseas.

Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development
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Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development

The northwestern mountainous region has huge potential and advantages for tourism development as it boasts beautiful landscapes and historical sites, rich natural resources, diverse ecology and

Tourism week honours natural heritage
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Tourism week honours natural heritage

The beauty of Vietnam's natural heritage is the focus of activities at the Green Heritage Culture and Tourism Week, which opened in Hanoi on November 20.

Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development
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Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development

The Vietnam Tourism Development Fund (VTDF) will have an initial charter capital of VND300 billion (US$13.22 million) from the State budget, according to a draft decision on the establishment and