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COVID-19: HCM City hotels allowed to resume receiving tourists

Tourist accommodation establishments operating in Ho Chi Minh City will be permitted to receive new arrivals, under the condition that they fully comply with the requirements aimed at preventing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It requested that all establishments move to update information on their list of guests and send it to the department before 10:00am […]

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Northern Cao Bang province taps tourism potential

2018 was considered a successful year for Cao Bang’s tourism sector, as the northern mountainous province welcomed a record 1.2 million tourists, a year-on-year rise of 30 percent. The local tourism industry grossed 360 billion VND (15.5 million USD) in revenue, up 90 percent against the previous year. In 2018, Non Nuoc Cao Bang received […]

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Son Doong cave named on Lonely Planet’s bucket-list trips

Son Doong, the world’s largest known cave located in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Binh, has been ranked third among the worldwide bucket-list trips for 2019 by Lonely Planet, a prestigious travel guide magazine.  Son Doong cave (Photo:Ryan Deboodt) “The incredible depths of the world’s largest cave lures in travellers who want a true adventure. […]

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Train tourism promotion programme launched in Da Nang

A cooperation agreement to promote a train tourism programme was signed between the SaiGon Passenger Transport JSC and the Da Nang Tourism Association of the central city of Da Nang on  January 7. Accordingly, the transport company will prepare all conditions on train such the number of seats and beds on carriages, and ensure the hygiene in toilets […]

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Vietnam Tourism launches video contest

Vietnam’s national tourism board is calling on Vietnamese people to share the best of their cities with international travellers through short amateur videos in a new online campaign titled, ‘#MyVietnam’. Poster of the contest. Launched in Hanoi on December 7, the campaign debuted with three videos — My Hoi An, My Hue and My Ho […]

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Vietnam Airlines allows payment by QR code

Vietnam Airlines has announced that it will start to allow customers to buy tickets using QR code through the National Payment Corporation of Viet Nam (NAPAS) and VNPay.   Customers of Vietnam Airlines will soon use QR Code to buy tickets Customers can use various applications – including Momo and Moca – mobile banking, and […]

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Hoi An a top draw for solo travel

The popularity of Hoi An, which has been a top tourist destination in Vietnam for decades now, continues to grow. It’s latest landmark achievement is making it to second place on the list of 13 most exciting places on this earth for solo travellers compiled by travel editors at Momondo, a UK based travel site. […]

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