The world’s biggest cave, Son Doong, in the jungle-filled Quang Binh province of central Vietnam, appears to be even bigger than previously thought, according to the US Cable News Network (CNN) Travel.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will operate a new domestic route linking Ho Chi Minh city to Chu Lai in Quang Nam province from May 27th, 2015.
From March 16th to 19th, the Khanh Hoa Tourism Promotion Information Centre, in coordination with Hoang Tra Tourism Company, is conducting a Chinese FAM (Familiarization) trip of more than 20 big travel agencies to survey specific tourism products in Khanh Hoa in order to build more tours for Chinese tourists in Nha Trang.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced to reopen incoming and outgoing flights to Pleiku city in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai during March 15th and March 22nd.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will increase additional flights on the Ho Chi Minh city – Singapore route from May 30th, 2015, announced the airline on March 10th.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), in cooperation with Vietnamese Embassy in India, will arrange a tourism kiosk in India’s Global Exhibition on Services on April 23rd-25th, 2015.
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Tourism makes Vietnamese and German people closer, Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Thi Hoang Anh said addressing a ceremony promoting Vietnamese Tourism in Berlin on March 6th.
Foreigners and Vietnamese expatriates will receive value added tax (VAT) refunds for goods purchased in Vietnam when exiting the country through Phu Quoc International Airport in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam in February 2015 reached 756,000, a 7.9% rise from the previous month, according the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The US’s website, the Richest, has listed Vietnam’s central coastal province of Da Nang among the world’s 10 most improved cities that tourists should visit in 2015.
The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue greeted more than 82,000 tourist arrivalsduring the ten-day lunar New Year (Tet) holiday (February 15th-24th) of which 48,000 were foreign arrivals, accounting for 58% of the total arrivals to the province, a year-on-year rise of 30%, reported the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Hanoi welcomed 270,000 domestic tourists and 70,083 foreign tourists during the nine-day lunar New Year holiday (February 15th-23rd), up 8 percent from the same period last year.
The central provinces of Binh Thuan and Dak Lak saw a strong increase of tourists during the nine-day Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).