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Vietnam National Administration of Tourism

Cruise tourism needs strategic plan

Business

Cruise tourism needs strategic plan

Poor port facilities have contributed to an alarming drop in cruise tourism to Vietnam, according to Vu The Binh, a senior official of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

Since the beginning of this year, only 52,300 visitors came to Vietnam by sea, Binh said, a fall of 54 percent from the same period last year.

Phu Yen commits to supporting investors

Business

Phu Yen commits to supporting investors

Chairman of the Phu Yen People’s Committee Pham Ngoc Chi has stated the province will simplify its administrative procedures and make site clearances easier and will provide incentives for investors doing business in the coastal southern central province.

Tourist waste pollutes seas, rivers

Environment

Tourist waste pollutes seas, rivers

Although a booming tourism industry has turned Vietnam into one of the hottest destination in all of Asia , rampant waste by the same industry is destroying the country’s charming coasts and waterways.
According to the Nha Trang Bay Reserve, every day nearly 10 tonnes of waste water are let into the sea by tourism facilities and locals in Nha Trang City .

Japanese tour operators to survey Vietnam

Travel

Japanese tour operators to survey Vietnam

Representatives from 43 leading Japanese travel firms will survey the tourism opportunities in Vietnam from September 8-12, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).