Tags: Vung Tau

VNAT to rally Gov’t support for tourism promotion fund The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will seek the Government’s approval for a scheme to create funds for tourism promotion by charging hotels US$1 for one-night stay of each international visitor. According to VNAT, the proposal will be submitted to the Government this month, having [...]

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 [...]

New tours of nation’s biggest cave to be organised on trial basis Two seven-day/six-night tours, costing US$3,000 each, to the 5km-long Son Doong Cave in the central Quang Binh Province will begin this month. In addition, three five-day/four-night tours will be held each month for $2,300. After the trial period, if operations go well, adventure [...]

Food streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem district is carrying out a project to turn several streets in the Old Quarter into gastronomy streets to highlight the characteristics of the city’s special cuisine. The streets include Hang Buom, Ma May, Hang Giay, Luong Ngoc Quyen, Ta Hien and Dao Duy Tu. Dong Xuan [...]

Tam Dao to provide free wireless internet service The Department of Information and Communications of Vinh Phuc province has announced a 15 billion VND (708,000 USD) project to provide free wireless internet services (wi-fi) in Tam Dao town. According to Nhan dan Online, Tam Dao ( Three Islands ) describes the natural beauty of the [...]

Vietnam attends Hong Kong travel expo Vietnam is showcasing its tourism products and services at the ongoing International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE HK) in China. The expo, the largest of its kind in Hong Kong, attracts about 70,000 visitors a day. It features representatives of tourism agencies and airlines from 49 countries and territories [...]

Dong Van Stone Plateau welcomes New Year visitors The Dong Van Stone Plateau in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang welcomed the first international visitors from France, the US and European countries on the first day of the Ha Giang Tourism Year 2013. The welcome ceremony was living proof of local efforts to develop [...]

VietNamNet Bridge – Vung Tau, Ha Long, Dong Thap or Ca Mau are beautiful in video clips by foreign tourists. Nha Trang in a clip shot by a Korean travel firm. “I Love Vung Tau” is the particularly impression about Vung Tau by David Morgan. For this tourist, Vung Tau is “the heaven that has [...]

Vietnam Airlines launches Da Nang – Vinh route The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on October 22 that it will launch direct flights linking the central cities of Da Nang and Vinh, from October 28. There will be four flights weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using ATR72 aircraft which seats 68 passengers. [...]

Draft decree aims to regulate cross-border internet activity Viet Nam has licensed 102 internet enterprises as from April this year, of which 60 have begun providing services, according to statistics from the Ministry of Information and Communications. Another 850 websites and 130 social networks have been granted operating licences. The increase in internet services and use [...]