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Deputy PM approves extension of tourist-car service via border
Deputy PM approves extension of tourist-car service via border
Hanoi (VNA) - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has given the green light to extend a pilot project of tourist cars in the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh until June 30 next year. The tourist car service between Vietnam’s Mong Cai city and China’s Dongxing City, has been piloted since 2016 (Photo: vov.vn) The pilot project, which...
Vietnam among world's fastest-growing tourism destinations
Vietnam among world's fastest-growing tourism destinations
NDO – The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has picked out Vietnam as one of the world's 10 fastest-growing tourism destinations. Vietnam welcomed 15.5 million international visitors in 2018 (Illustrative image) The information was announced at a conference themed “The world tourism development trend and the impact on Vietnamese tourism” organised by the General Department of Tourism on...
Tourism sector strives to reduce plastic use
Tourism sector strives to reduce plastic use
Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on protecting the environment and limiting the use of plastic bags, straws and cups. Illustrative image (Source: internet) The ministry asked the Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to implement the document and direct tourist service business establishments, resorts, and sites to take environmental protection...
Son Doong named among world’s greatest adventurous tours
Son Doong named among world’s greatest adventurous tours
Quang Binh (VNA) - The tour through Son Doong Cave in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh has been listed among the top adventures in the world by British TV channel Dave. Part of the Son Doong Cave (Photo: bvhttdl.gov.vn) The tour, which has been operated for only about a...
Vietnamese to receive special welcome in RoK this September
Vietnamese to receive special welcome in RoK this September
Hanoi (VNA) - The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will run a campaign on welcoming Vietnamese tourists to the Republic of Korea (RoK) which will last for a week from September 2 to 8, according to KTO Vietnam. Illustrative photo (Source: congthuong.vn) As part of the campaign, the KTO will hold a series of activities specially designed to support Vietnamese...
HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation
HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and city in the Mekong Delta region are stepping up efforts to boost cooperation and diversify inter-regional travel packages to attract tourists. Tourists visit an orchard in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang (Photo: VNA) The tourism authorities plan to discuss ways to enhance tourism linkages and...
Con Co Island sees tourism boom
Con Co Island sees tourism boom
Quang Tri (VNA) – Con Co Island in the central province of Quang Tri is seeing a boom in tourist arrival since the first visitors set foot on the island in a tour launched two years ago. A view of Con Co Island in Quang Tri province (Photo: VNA) Con Co used to welcome a few hundreds of tourist...
Can Tho among world's top ten beautiful canal cities
Can Tho among world's top ten beautiful canal cities
Can Tho (VNA) – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has been ranked 10th in a list of the most beautiful canal cities in the world drawn up by the Earth and World website. Bustling trading on the Cai Rang Floating Market (Source: VNA) An article published on https://earthnworld.com said Can Tho, one of the largest canal cities...
Vietnam promotes tourism in Argentina
Vietnam promotes tourism in Argentina
Buenos Aires (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina held an event to promote Vietnam’s tourism potential on August 14, drawing representatives of many local travel firms. An overview of the meeting (Photo: VNA) Opening the event, Ambassador Dang Xuan Dung said with its open policy, good economic growth and stable socio-economic situation, Vietnam is a top destination for...