Vietnamese tea, coffee presented at Paris Fair Business

Vietnamese tea, coffee presented at Paris Fair

The Association of Vietnamese Students in France (UEVF) has introduced key brands of Vietnamese tea and coffee at the Paris Fair 2011, with an aim of serving as a bridge for made in Vietnam products to the French market and European consumers.
Society

Vietnam’s tourism has new logo

A logo slogan “Vietnam – a Different Orient” has won a contest to design a new logo-symbol for the national tourism promotion programme for the 2011-2015 period.
Travel

VN ranks 12th in long-term tourism growth

Vietnam ranks 12 th among 181 countries and territories in term of tourism growth in the next ten years, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
Vietnam tops must-visit destination poll Society

Vietnam tops must-visit destination poll

With its distinctive culture, beautiful natural scenery and affordable attractions, Vietnam has emerged as one of the top destinations for travellers in the next two years from Thailand, Australia, Japan and Singapore, according to a survey.
Business

Air travel surges 20 percent in 9 months

The aviation market in the first nine months saw a year-on-year increase of more than 20 percent in the number of passengers, estimated the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.

The administration estimated that roughly 15 million passengers went through the country's airports in the first nine months of this year, of which Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vietnam Air Service Co (Vasco) accounted for more than 11 million.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi food fest tempts taste buds

Vietnamese food-lovers will be able to tuck into quintessential Hanoian fare during a six-day festival that started on Oct. 6 at Ho Tay Park on Lac Long Quan Street to mark the capital's millennium.
Business

Vietnam’s tourist sector wastes opportunities

Although tourism is one of the key economic sectors that bring in a large amount of foreign currency to the country, each year, the lack of unique organised tours means the sector is losing out on opportunities to develop.
Society

Tourists at loss to find local foods

Visitors to HCM City usually find it hard to find local food specialties like candies to take back home as gifts due to the absence of tourist stores even though the country is a haven for tropical farm products.