Tags: Long Bay

Visitors swarming into Vietnam via Huu Nghi bordergate Since the beginning of the year, nearly 111,000 tourists have crossed into Vietnam through Huu Nghi (Friendship) bordergate in northern Lang Son province. The figure, which is substantially higher than that reported in the previous year at this time, included about 62,000 foreign tourists from 60 countries [...]

Luxury Travel Ltd Nominated Under ‘Vietnam’s Leading Tour Operator’ Category at the World Travel Awards 2014 (TRAVPR.COM) VIETNAM – March 14th, 2014 – Luxury Travel Ltd (www.luxurytravels.asia) has been nominated in ‘Vietnam’s Leading Tour Operator’ category at the 2014 World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across [...]

Quang Ninh authorities have revoked the business license of a tourism company in Hanoi for abandoning more than 100 Chinese tourists in Ha Long Bay. Dao Le Trung, chief inspector of the province’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department told Tuoi Tre newspaper that Hanoi-based Khang Thai Tourism and Trading Company had [...]

Thai group to launch Robinsons supermarket in Vietnam Thailand’s largest retail conglomerate – Central Group – is expanding into Vietnam with the opening of a Robinsons Department Store in Hanoi in March. Managing Director Tos Chirathivat said the decision comes on the heels of its successful operation of SuperSports, Crocs and New Balance stores in [...]

 A Chinese tourist (R) buys food in Ha Long Town in the northern province of Quang Ninh / PHOTO COURTESY OF TBKTSG Nearly 100 Chinese tourists have accused a Vietnamese travel company of leaving them out to dry in Ha Long Bay.  The tourists filed complaints with the Chinese [...]

Luxury Travel Vietnam Seeks To Grow Share from German Market by Showcasing its Expertise at ITB Berlin 2014 (TRAVPR.COM) VIETNAM – February 6th, 2014 – (Hanoi, 8 Feb 2014) Luxury Travel (www.luxurytravels.asia), a long established Asian specialist in luxury fully bespoke holidays in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand, will exhibit at ITB Berlin from 5-9 [...]

Government says it needs more money to promote tourism, so it wants to charge visitors an extra US$1 per day Tourists stroll down a street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Experts have criticized tourism authorities for failing to promote Vietnam tourism, and in fact doing the opposite by [...]

Saigontourist welcomed around 3,000 tourists and crew members of five-star cruise liner ‘Celebrity Millennium’ that docked at Tan Cang Cai Mep Port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on December 13. Holiday-makers arrive in Vietnam on five-star cruise liner ‘Celebrity Millennium’ that docked at Tan Cang Cai Mep Port in the southern province [...]

Many luxury travel experts say Vietnam is now one of the top ten destinations in Asia, with luxury the fastest-growing segment. The beauty of Vietnam is that it continues to evolve without diluting its cultural heritage, achieving that delicate balance between modernity and the past. People hear it over and over again. Today’s luxury travelers [...]

Luxury tourism on the rise, Vietnam adds deluxe accommodation and experiential travel (TRAVPR.COM) VIETNAM – December 3rd, 2013 – We hear it over and over again. Today’s luxury travelers want the world’s most luxury travel authentic experiences and pampering but they also want off-the-beaten-track adventures with impeccable service. That’s why Vietnam is shaping up [...]