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5/23/2018 9:18:16 PM

Stricter handling of shady operations in Vietnam’s tourism

An unpleasant experience shared by a female Australian tourist in a Facebook post after a two-day tour in early May to a place which was supposed to be Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, has brought discredit to Vietnam’s tourism.

  • Cruise ship fined for travel scam

    Cruise ship fined for travel scam

    Public: 5/27/2018 11:22:29 AM

    Owner of a cruise ship has been fined VND 15 million (USD 660) following complaints from an Australian tourist of "horrific" experience during a tour in Ha Long Bay.

  • Vietnam named among list of 10 incredible journeys around Asia: Telegraph

    Vietnam named among list of 10 incredible journeys around Asia: Telegraph

    Public: 5/26/2018 1:51:08 PM

    From Vietnam's rice paddies to Japan's waterfalls and Tibetan-style Gandan Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia, experience the best of Asia, by the Telegraph.

  • 13 nature wonders in Asia that you didn’t know about

    13 nature wonders in Asia that you didn’t know about

    Public: 5/26/2018 12:58:16 PM

    Who doesn’t want to see some truly unique and stunning places. Following the guide of Yogi and Suchna – two travellers like taking the road less travelled and stumbling upon some hidden gems along the way, to discover some nature wonders in Asia that you probably didn’t know about.

  • New show for tourists to open in Da Lat

    New show for tourists to open in Da Lat

    Public: 5/25/2018 4:24:40 PM

    The first ever entertainment show for tourists will open soon in the Central Highland city of Da Lat.

  • The world's most amazing architecture: Lonely Planet

    The world's most amazing architecture: Lonely Planet

    Public: 5/25/2018 2:15:20 PM

    Lonely Planet’s new book, Amazing Architecture: A Spotter's Guide, celebrates the fascination, embarking on a grand tour of more than 120 brilliant buildings around the world, a selection that stretches from must-see classics to contemporary marvels. Here’s a taste of what the world’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, once described as ‘the mother art’.

  • Hanoi to host 16th meeting of Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia

    Hanoi to host 16th meeting of Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia

    Public: 5/24/2018 3:53:58 PM

    Hanoi will host the 16th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) between September 5 and 10.

  • Hanoi launches interactive tourism website

    Hanoi launches interactive tourism website

    Public: 5/21/2018 10:35:59 AM

    Hanoi’s downtown district of Hoan Kiem on May 20th launched its tourism website at different addresses of http://hoankiem360.vn, http://hoankiem360.com, http://hoankiem360.com.vn and http://hoankiem.net.vn, aiming to promote its tourism potential and attract more tourists to the locality.

  • Nghe An advised to fully tap potential for stronger tourism development

    Nghe An advised to fully tap potential for stronger tourism development

    Public: 5/17/2018 8:39:40 PM

    Lying in the heart of the north central region and the East-West economic corridor linking Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam with the East Sea, Nghe An province has great advantages to develop tourism, heard a workshop in the province’s Cua Lo township on May 16th.

  • India’s largest airline plans new air route to Vietnam

    India’s largest airline plans new air route to Vietnam

    Public: 5/17/2018 8:49:53 AM

    Indian carrier IndiGo Airlines has plans to launch services to 24 new international destinations, including Vietnam, in the next 18 months.

  • Hanoi in the early summer

    Hanoi in the early summer

    Public: 5/15/2018 3:49:31 PM

    May arrived with sun rays lighting every corner of the streets, purple lagerstroemia blossoming, and cicadas breaking the quiet space. Hanoi again enters a new summer.

  • Three Vietnamese resort pools named among world's 'most stunning'

    Three Vietnamese resort pools named among world's 'most stunning'

    Public: 5/14/2018 4:39:51 PM

    Three Vietnamese resort pools have been listed as one of “101 of the most stunning swimming pools in the world” released ahead of summer 2018, according to Conde Nast Traveler.

  • Vietnam's Topas Ecolodge named as unique lodge of the world

    Vietnam's Topas Ecolodge named as unique lodge of the world

    Public: 5/14/2018 2:14:07 PM

    National Geographic has named Vietnam’s Topas Ecolodge on its list of unique lodges around the world.

  • Vietnam’s Pirate island develops community tourism

    Vietnam’s Pirate island develops community tourism

    Public: 5/12/2018 11:14:00 PM

    Tien Hai is the only island commune in Ha Tien district, southern province of Kien Giang. The commune also has another name: Hai Tac (Pirates) Archipelago. It boasts 16 islands and total area of 283 hectares.

  • Stunning aerial views of Mu Cang Chai terraces

    Stunning aerial views of Mu Cang Chai terraces

    Public: 5/11/2018 3:16:11 PM

    Visitors to Mu Cang Chai district in the northern Yen Bai province this May will be offered the chance to paraglide over the terraced rice fields to enjoy panoramic views of Mu Cang Chai’s well-known landscapes.

  • Heavenly flavours of Quang Ninh specialties

    Heavenly flavours of Quang Ninh specialties

    Public: 5/10/2018 3:13:51 PM

    Quang Ninh is blessed with stunning scenery of rugged mountains and an incredible coastline, and of course Ha Long Bay. This, along with numerous delicious food and drinks that meet the local OCOP standard, makes the province a source of great national pride.

  • Seas, islands week 2018 to take place in Quang Ninh

    Seas, islands week 2018 to take place in Quang Ninh

    Public: 5/10/2018 10:18:45 AM

    The annual Vietnam Seas and Islands Week 2018 will take place in the northern province of Quang Ninh in June in response to World Oceans Day (June 8th), announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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