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Foreign arrivals to Con Dao surge in 2013
Foreign arrivals to Con Dao surge in 2013
 The southern island district of Con Dao received 19,000 foreign visitors in 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 49% and making up 20% of the total number of visitors to the locality known as Poulo Condor. Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s district welcomed nearly 90,000 visitors ...
 Photo festival features Mekong Delta takes place in Ca Mau
Photo festival features Mekong Delta takes place in Ca Mau
An art photo festival capturing different aspects of lives in the Mekong Delta is underway in the southernmost province of Ca Mau. Colour snapshot “A dance to celebrate Cham Cultural Day” (Mua nuoc mung ngay van hoa Cham) earned artist Vo Trung Kien from An Giang province the first ...
250,000 international tourists have arrived Ho Chi Minh City in July 2013
250,000 international tourists have arrived Ho Chi Minh City in July 2013
Ho Chi Minh City reports an estimated 250,000 international tourists in July, a year-on-year increase of nine percent. Among the tourists, nearly 210,000 arrived by air. The July figure brought the total number of foreign arrivals to Ho Chi Minh City during the first seven months of the year to ...
Viet Nam promotes cruise tourism in coming time
Viet Nam promotes cruise tourism in coming time
(TITC)_ On June 9, the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in conjunction with the People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa Province organized a seminar on “Cruise tourism development”  under the framework of International Sea Travel Expo Nha Trang – Viet Nam ...
The first Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people will be held in Soc Trang Province
The first Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people will be held in Soc Trang Province
The Soc Trang People’s Committee has issued a plan to organize the first official Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people in Mekong River Delta – Soc Trang from November 14 to 17, 2013. Under the plan, the festival will include the main contents of the opening ceremony titled ...
Mekong Delta welcomed nearly 2 milions tourists in 2012
Mekong Delta welcomed nearly 2 milions tourists in 2012
Mekong Delta region attracted more than 19.4 million visitors in 2012 and earned about 4.3 trillion VND from tourism-related activities, an increase of 23.2 percent compared with the previous year, according to newly-released statistics.
New sea route between Kien Giang- Cambodia will come into existence this year
New sea route between Kien Giang- Cambodia will come into existence this year
A sea route taking tourists from the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang to Cambodia’s Sihanoukville and Thailand will come into existence this year. Speaking recently at a meeting with representatives of Thailand’s Trat and Chanthaburi provinces, Le Minh Hoang, director of the ...
US cruise ship with 600 tourists to central region & Halong Bay
US cruise ship with 600 tourists to central region & Halong Bay
The luxury US cruise ship Seven Seas Voyager on February 20 anchored at Chan May port in central Thua Thien-Hue province, bringing 600 tourists to world-renowned sites in the central region. During the journey, the tourists visited the UNESCO-recognised heritage sites of Hue Ancient ...
Con Dao was ranked top nine mysterious islands by Lonely Planet's Magazine
Con Dao was ranked top nine mysterious islands by Lonely Planet's Magazine
Con Dao, an island district in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, has been included in Lonely Planet's travel magazine as one of the top nine mysterious islands in the world. The nine most mysterious islands include Torres Strait (Australia), Yaeyama (Japan), Con Dao (Vietnam), Iles du ...
Hotels in Hanoi among the top Ranking by Trivago Magazine
Hotels in Hanoi among the top Ranking by Trivago Magazine
Hotel service quality in Hanoi has ranked second only behind the German city of Dresden in a recent survey conducted by the prestigious website Trivago. In its survey examining 140 hotels in 100 cities around the world, London in the UK was labeled the worst, receiving many complaints about its ...
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