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Leave a Comment PHU QUOC, 18 March 2014: Very few airlines are prepared to launch services to Vietnam’s Phu Quoc International Airport one year after it was opened for international traffic. The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam reported Monday that the airport had attracted some charters, but no international airlines had shown any interest in [...]

Leave a Comment PHU QUOC, 13 March 2014: A policy to grant a 30-day visa exemption for foreign passport holders visiting Phu Quoc Island , off the coast of the southern province of Kien Giang, took effect, earlier this week. The island located off the southwest tip of Vietnam is very close to the Cambodian [...]

Exhibition showcases painter’s evolution Artist Luong Luu Bien’s most recent exhibition, Evolution, alongside his first show Fossils from 2009 is on show at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza until April 20, hosted by the Craig Thomas Gallery. As referred to in the title Evolution, Bien’s current exhibition is a series of paintings that radiate feelings of [...]

 Foreign tourists arrive at Phu Quoc Airport February 6 / PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE On February 6, French luxury cruise ship Le Soleal left Saigon Port in Ho Chi Minh City with 200 French tourists. The vessel and its passengers had spent eight [...]

The Con Dao islands have an utterly unhurried ambience. “There are two traffic lights, but no work,” the bike rental guy said apologetically as he gave me the island rundown. “One gas station, but close for lunch. Only one road, so you no lost. Right to airport or left to prisons and port.” Moped key [...]

Nha Trang Cam Ranh Airport is currently the fourth largest airport in Vietnam based on current seat capacity while Vinh Airport is the fifth largest. Nha Trang is located in south-central Vietnam about halfway between Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi while Vinh is in the central-north, slightly more than halfway from Da Nang [...]

Ask any aviation professional about key growth markets and they will doubtless name Asia, but it’s a fair bet that China and Indonesia will trip off the tongue before Vietnam is mentioned.   That would be remiss; according to IATA, Vietnam will be the world’s second fastest-growing domestic air passenger market next year [...]

Hotels in Vietnam are raking in the dough by favoring individual bookings made on foreign travel websites that charge exorbitant rates, which is gouging local travel agencies seeking to secure reservations for larger tour groups Foreign tourists stroll down a street in Ho Chi Minh City. Many hotels [...]

VietNamNet Bridge – Local travel firms are racing to launch promotions for local and overseas tours and services, with discounts of up to 50%, or free hotel rooms given to air ticket purchasers. Tour operators like Vietrantour, Viet Communications and Tourism Joint Stock Company, Saigontourist Travel Service Company or Vietravel have introduced promotions to customers. [...]

Foreign tourists in the northern province of Lao Cai FILE PHOTO Travel companies are offering dubious promotions to boost sales that have been poor even in summer, the peak tourism season. More than 20 travel companies in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are offering [...]