Thailand considers applying tourist levy World

Thailand considers applying tourist levy

Thailand’s Ministry of Sports and Tourism is considering the possibility of imposing a tourist levy to use for improving local attractions and insurance coverage for foreign visitors.
Khau Vai Love Market festival held in Ha Giang Festival

Khau Vai Love Market festival held in Ha Giang

The Khau Vai Love Market festival took place in Khau Vai commune, Meo Vac district of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on May 11, spotlighting the unique cultures of ethnic groups in the locality.
Tourism sector works to improve service quality  Travel

Tourism sector works to improve service quality

Twenty travel companies were fined and another had its business licence revoked for 18 months for violating administrative regulations in travel business activities in 2017, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
HCM City focuses on tourism growth Travel

HCM City focuses on tourism growth

The HCM City tourism industry is increasingly offering new products and services based on what visitors want and how other countries do things.
ASEAN

Malaysia establishes ASEAN travel TV channel

Malaysia has launched the world’s first ASEAN-focused travel television channel, GOASEAN, with the aim to introduce attractive destinations and cultural diversity in the region.
City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site Environment

City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee will spend 155 billion VND (7.4 million USD) from the city's budget to build a 2.3 km embankment along the Sai Gon River to prevent erosion at the Cu Chi Tunnels historical site in Cu Chi district.
Society

More cruise ships visit Quang Ninh

Saigontourist welcomed two international luxury cruise ships carrying more than 4,000 passengers and crew in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Feb. 9.
Saigontourist receives 2,700 maritime tourists Travel

Saigontourist receives 2,700 maritime tourists

The Sai Gon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed 2,700 foreign tourists and crew sailing aboard the five-star cruise liner SuperStar Virgo, which docked at Lotus port in Ho Chi Minh City on June 7.