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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services
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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services

A project to develop tourism in the Mekong Delta in the context of climate change has been signed by three parties, including real estate developer Novaland, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the

Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion
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Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), together with travel firms and hotels, will run two large-scale marketing campaigns in four Chinese and five European cities in April and June.

HCM City tourism festival to kick off next week
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HCM City tourism festival to kick off next week

The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2018 will get underway at 23/9 Park from April 12-15, offering nearly 60,000 domestic and foreign tour vouchers at 15-16% discount.

Tourism startups going places
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Tourism startups going places

Tourism is proving to be fertile ground for Vietnam's ambitious startup community.

Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain
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Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

En Vnexpress - Airports have become chaotic, hotels are being thrown up with little regard for safety and sanitation, beaches are strewn with garbage and coral reefs are dying.

International travel expo promotes tourism cooperation
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International travel expo promotes tourism cooperation

The 14th International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC), the largest event of its kind in the Mekong sub-region, will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 6-8.

Central region promotes tourism
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Central region promotes tourism

Despite its great potential, tourism in the south central and Central Highlands regions has only awakened in the last three years. To boost sea tourism, relevant authorities and travel agencies have

Vietnam suffers abject failure in promoting culinary tourism
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Vietnam suffers abject failure in promoting culinary tourism

Vietnam has rich cuisine culture but has proved inexplicably incapable of promoting tourism based on its cuisine according to local tourism experts.

Agri-tourism development – inevitable trend in Vietnam
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Agri-tourism development – inevitable trend in Vietnam

The enhancement of capitalising on values of the agricultural sector to create high-quality and competitive tourism products is an inevitable trend, said the director of the VNAT's Travel Department.

Phu Quoc Island becoming international tourism magnet
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Phu Quoc Island becoming international tourism magnet

Phu Quoc Island has become one of the hottest holiday spots in the country in recent years as the local and central governments have gone ahead with ambitious plans to develop it into an

HCM City keen on developing shopping tourism
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HCM City keen on developing shopping tourism

VietNamNet Bridge – As the country’s economic hub and tourism magnet with name-brand boutiques and a wide variety of local and foreign goods, HCM City has become a veritable shopping mecca,

Amazing aerial views of Trang An Tourism Complex
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Amazing aerial views of Trang An Tourism Complex

Trang An Tourism Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh has been recognised as a national relic site of special significance, and as a natural and cultural world heritage site by the UNESCO.

Italian tourists join biking tour to promote Vietnam’s tourism
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Italian tourists join biking tour to promote Vietnam’s tourism

Four Italian nationals last Thursday wrapped up their 24-day Vietnam trip, including a 1,000-kilometer-plus biking tour stretching from the former imperial city of Hue to Vung Tau Province to promote

Vietnam leaves impression at tourism fair in Canada
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Vietnam leaves impression at tourism fair in Canada

Vietnam’s booth attracted thousands of visitors at the 24th Travel and Vacation Show in Ottawa, Canada, which was held from March 17-18.

Mountainous village develops community tourism
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Mountainous village develops community tourism

Si Thau Chai village in Tam Duong district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has been becoming a spotlight in developing community-based tourism, and an ideal tourist destination.

Tourism sector poised to earn big money from Chinese travelers
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Tourism sector poised to earn big money from Chinese travelers

Vietnam has been advised to attract more Chinese tourists from first-class cities who travel regularly, book tours via online channels, and spend big money on trips.

Khanh Hoa, Danang seek to reduce tourism dependence on China
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Khanh Hoa, Danang seek to reduce tourism dependence on China

Tourism authorities of Khanh Hoa and Danang provinces have taken steps to diversify their source markets so as to cut their heavy reliance on China.

Da Nang set tourism into pillar industry by 2020
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Da Nang set tourism into pillar industry by 2020

A conference took place in the central city of Da Nang on March 14 to discuss ways to turn tourism into a pillar industry by 2020, with a focus on luxury cruise tourism.

Part of visa fee revenue for tourism development
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Part of visa fee revenue for tourism development

A tourism development fund will be set up with capital to be sourced from the State budget in the first three years and then contributed by 10% of revenue from visa and immigration-related fees.

Thai youth promote Sơn La tourism
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Thai youth promote Sơn La tourism

At the side of a local hydroelectric reservoir, a group of Thai youngsters are unleashing the economic potential of the northwest mountainous province of Son La.

Cai Rang Floating Market to be strong tourism brand of Can Tho
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Cai Rang Floating Market to be strong tourism brand of Can Tho

Authorities of Can Tho gathered on March 9 to discuss measures to boost local tourism, especially Cai Rang Floating Market which will be built into a strong tourism brand of the Mekong Delta city.

Vietnam’s tourism promoted at world’s largest travel show
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Vietnam’s tourism promoted at world’s largest travel show

More than 40 leading Vietnamese tourism companies have introduced their products at ITB 2018, the world’s largest tourism trade fair that opened in Germany’s Berlin on March 7.

Spiritual tourism needs more boost
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Spiritual tourism needs more boost

Spiritual tourism has become an indispensable part in spiritual life for many people. However, currently spiritual tourism is only popular during special occasions like during the spring festival.

Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism extends application deadline
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Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism extends application deadline

 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) Startup Accelerator will extend its application deadline for Vietnamese startups until March 24.

Dong Nai steps up efforts to boost tourism
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Dong Nai steps up efforts to boost tourism

More measures must be taken to further boost Dong Nai Province’s tourism potential, according to authorities.