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South Korea to issue e-visas for Vietnam tourists
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South Korea to issue e-visas for Vietnam tourists

South Korea will loosen visa requirements and issue e-visas for Vietnamese visitors as the number of Vietnamese tourists to the Northeast Asian nation is growing significantly.

Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short
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Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short

A group of tourists that visited Ha Long Bay are complaining that their standard 4-hour trip was cut short by two and a half hours by the boat crew.

More electric buses proposed for HCM City tourists
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More electric buses proposed for HCM City tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City’s Department of Transport has proposed to the city’s authority to begin the operation of electric buses to transport tourists from wharfs to hotels or tourism sites.

Vietnam strives to lure more tourists from APEC members
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Vietnam strives to lure more tourists from APEC members

APEC 2017 that took place from November 6 -11 in the central city of Da Nang is considered an ideal occasion for Vietnam to intensify tourism dissemination, contributing to attracting more foreign

Da Lat tells tourists to be ‘decent’ and ‘civilized’
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Da Lat tells tourists to be ‘decent’ and ‘civilized’

En Vnexpress - The purchase of undocumented goods and wildlife products in Da Lat is deemed 'inappropriate' behavior.

Vietnam’s 'Little Paris' tells tourists to be ‘decent’ and ‘civilized’
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Vietnam’s 'Little Paris' tells tourists to be ‘decent’ and ‘civilized’

En Vnexpress - The purchase of undocumented goods and wildlife products is deemed 'inappropriate' behavior.

Can Tho becomes popular among Japanese tourists
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Can Tho becomes popular among Japanese tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has become one of the most popular tourism destinations among Japanese visitors,

'We like Paris but are a bit scared,' Chinese tourists say after muggings
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'We like Paris but are a bit scared,' Chinese tourists say after muggings

En Vnexpress - A group of 40 Chinese was robbed in a Paris hotel parking lot. Beijing urges France to do more for safety.

Vietnam on track to attract 10 million foreign tourists in 2017
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Vietnam on track to attract 10 million foreign tourists in 2017

Vietnam set a target of receiving 10 million international tourists in 2017. In less than 9 months, the tourism sector had already served more than 9.5 million foreign visitors.

Tourists paddle to safety after Storm Damrey drowns Hoi An
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Tourists paddle to safety after Storm Damrey drowns Hoi An

En Vnexpress - Some parts of Vietnam's popular ancient tourist town are under 1.5 meters (5 feet) of water.

Phu Quoc seeks to lure more tourists
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Phu Quoc seeks to lure more tourists

Facing an oversupply of hotel and resort rooms, Phu Quoc Island, an emerging tourist destination of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, is finding ways to attract more tourists.

Traditional music dazzles tourists to Ho Chi Minh City
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Traditional music dazzles tourists to Ho Chi Minh City

Weekend traditional music performances which have been piloted in Ho Chi Minh City’s Centre are gripping visitors to the southern hub.

Hue to fire cannons of Flag Tower for tourists
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Hue to fire cannons of Flag Tower for tourists

The Flag Tower in Hue imperial citadel will be lit at night and the cannons will be fired for the enjoyment of tourists and local residents.

Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists
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Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

En Vnexpress - The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.

Chinese tourists led to shops using only Chinese workers
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Chinese tourists led to shops using only Chinese workers

Some domestic and Chinese partners have refused to cooperate with licensed Quang Ninh tour operators and shops not using Chinese workers.

Cao Bang's rustic landscapes fascinate tourists
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Cao Bang's rustic landscapes fascinate tourists

Picturesque landscapes in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang have lured the attention of both domestic and foreign tourists.

Vietnam eyes one million Japanese tourists in 2018
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Vietnam eyes one million Japanese tourists in 2018

Vietnam expects to welcome one million Japanese tourists in 2018, said a local tourism official after launching tourism promotion activities in Japan last month.

Chinese tourists top list of foreign visitors to Vietnam
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Chinese tourists top list of foreign visitors to Vietnam

Chinese tourists have continued to take the lead in the number of foreign visitors to Vietnam, up more than 47% to more than 2.9 million arrivals, according to the Vietnam National Administration of

Over 9.4 million foreign tourists come to Vietnam in nine months
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Over 9.4 million foreign tourists come to Vietnam in nine months

Vietnam welcomed more than 9.4 million international tourists in the first nine months of 2017, a year-on-year rise of 28.4 percent.

Bali's menacing volcano puts some tourists' plans on back burner
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Bali's menacing volcano puts some tourists' plans on back burner

En Vnexpress - Several countries have already issued travel alerts to Bali.

Russian tourists to Vietnam skyrockets
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Russian tourists to Vietnam skyrockets

Between January and August, Russian tourist arrivals in Vietnam surged 45 percent compared to the same period last year, according to Russian news agency Sputnik.

Top outdoor destination for tourists on a budget
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Top outdoor destination for tourists on a budget

Cao Bang Province touts itself as one of the top destinations for local tourists and photographers on a budget who like to hike and partake in outdoor recreational activities.

S Korea eyes VN women tourists
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S Korea eyes VN women tourists

South Korea will support Vietnamese travel firms offering incentive tours to attract more visitors from Vietnam.