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12/11/2018 2:39:20 PM

ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive tourism in secondary towns

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on December 10 that it had approved a USD 45 million loan to help Vietnam transform secondary towns into more economically inclusive, competitive tourism destinations.

  • HCM City welcomes 7 millionth int’l visitor

    HCM City welcomes 7 millionth int’l visitor

    Public: 12/11/2018 9:00:39 AM

    HCM City welcomed its seven millionth international visitor this year at Tan Son Nhat International Airport today, December 10.

  • Vietnam’s mountain range named in NatGeo’s list top places to travel in 2019

    Vietnam’s mountain range named in NatGeo’s list top places to travel in 2019

    Public: 12/5/2018 10:55:19 AM

    Vietnam's Hoang Lien Son mountain range has been named among the best places to travel according to the US-based National Geographic Magazine.

  • Hanoi: New Hop-On Hop-Off tour opens, free-of-charge services until Dec 2

    Hanoi: New Hop-On Hop-Off tour opens, free-of-charge services until Dec 2

    Public: 11/30/2018 9:00:57 PM

    The Vietnam Tourism Hanoi JSC debuted its double-decker bus tour on November 30, offering free-of-charge services for passengers until December 2.

  • 10 lesser known Vietnam’s islands you should visit

    10 lesser known Vietnam’s islands you should visit

    Public: 11/30/2018 12:24:38 PM

    Vietnam is a country made of 50 per cent coast and islands. Halong Bay alone is composed of over 2,000 islands. In this article, City Pass Guide introduces 10 lesser known Vietnam's islands, most of them rather untouched by tourism.

  • International flights to operate from Phù Cát

    International flights to operate from Phù Cát

    Public: 11/28/2018 7:36:44 AM

    The Civil Aviation Administration of Việt Nam, the Vietnam Airlines Corporation and domestic carriers have backed a plan to launch international flights from Phù Cát Airport in Quy Nhơn City, Bình Định Province.

  • Where to go in December: Lonely Planet

    Where to go in December: Lonely Planet

    Public: 11/27/2018 8:47:35 AM

    December is jam-packed with high-octane adventures on mountain peaks and coursing rivers; indulgent escapes with mulled wine, rum cocktails and spicy Malaysian street food galore; walks on the wild side with kaleidoscopic creatures and soaring giants; and countless seasonal celebrations whisking you from the sunny Caribbean to Santa’s hometown.

  • Vietnam's largest speedboat launched in Hai Phong

    Vietnam's largest speedboat launched in Hai Phong

    Public: 11/23/2018 10:26:57 AM

    Con Dao Express 36, the largest speedboat of its kind in Vietnam, was successfully launched by Company 189, under the Ministry of Defence and Phu Quoc Express JSC, at the Dinh Vu seaport, Hai Phong, on November 22.

  • Tips on exploring Vietnam's stunning caves: The Wall Street Journal

    Tips on exploring Vietnam's stunning caves: The Wall Street Journal

    Public: 11/21/2018 4:06:53 PM

    The Wall Street Journal has given some pieces of advice for travelers how to explore the most amazing caves in Vietnam on a three-day swimming and hiking excursion in the central province of Quang Binh.

  • Hoi An turns into Vogue destination suggestion

    Hoi An turns into Vogue destination suggestion

    Public: 11/15/2018 2:15:13 PM

    Vogue writer Edwina Hart shared her memorable experience in Hoi An, a town in Vietnam’s Quang Nam province, with the magazine’s Australian version.

  • Top 5 chè (sweet soups) must try in HCM City

    Top 5 chè (sweet soups) must try in HCM City

    Public: 11/13/2018 3:36:22 PM

    Desserts in Vietnam are generally different than most western desserts. Granted, you will find the occasional French baked item taken straight from the patisserie and made Vietnamese here.

  • Ha Long city to inspect operations of tourist boats from this week

    Ha Long city to inspect operations of tourist boats from this week

    Public: 11/13/2018 3:27:46 PM

    Authorities of Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will coordinate with relevant agencies to evaluate service quality of tourist boats operating on Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays from November 15 to December 25.

  • Vinh-Singapore air route to be launched next year

    Vinh-Singapore air route to be launched next year

    Public: 11/11/2018 11:19:13 AM

    Budget carrier Vietjet Air will open an air route linking Vinh International Airport and Singapore in June next year.

  • Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark to receive UNESCO status on Nov 24

    Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark to receive UNESCO status on Nov 24

    Public: 11/6/2018 10:02:54 PM

    A ceremony will be held on November 24 in Cao Bang city to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang as a global geopark by the UNESCO, a heard at a press conference in Hanoi on November 6.

  • Legendary golfer appointed ambassador for Vietnamese tourism

    Legendary golfer appointed ambassador for Vietnamese tourism

    Public: 10/31/2018 5:08:28 PM

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has selected Australian professional golfer Greg Norman as the next ambassador for Vietnamese tourism for the 2018-2021 tenure.

  • Nam Du Island: The Heaven on Earth

    Nam Du Island: The Heaven on Earth

    Public: 10/31/2018 4:53:00 PM

    Located 40 km away from Phu Quoc Island, with endless evergreen primeval forests, long stunning beaches and splendid rock cliffs, Nam Du Archipelago (Kien Giang province), it is not an exaggeration to say this place is a wonderland.

  • Organs in Vietnamese cuisine

    Organs in Vietnamese cuisine

    Public: 10/31/2018 3:19:04 PM

    In Vietnam, internal organs and entrails of a butchered animal are cooked as food; not as exotic nor gourmet fare but as everyday food.

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