Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019 Business

Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019

The northern midland province of Vinh Phuc aims to welcome 6 million tourists in 2019, including 43,500 foreigners, and rake in 1.91 trillion VND (82.13 million USD) from the tourism sector.
Bike Life Dong Nai triumphs VTV int’l cycling tournament Culture - Sports

Bike Life Dong Nai triumphs VTV int’l cycling tournament

Cyclists Loic Desriac and Jordan Parra, members of the Bike Life Dong Nai team, respectively secured the yellow and green jerseys of the VTV International Cycling Tournament – Ton Hoa Sen Cup, which wrapped up in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An city on September 8.
Tourism industry faces environmental challenges Travel

Tourism industry faces environmental challenges

The tourism industry is considered a spearhead sector, making contributions to the national economy. But, tourism growth is posing challenges to the environment, especially at popular tourist sites.
Jetstar Pacific reports 390 million USD in revenue Business

Jetstar Pacific reports 390 million USD in revenue

Budget carrier Jetstar Pacific, an affiliate of Vietnam Airlines Corporation, announced its estimated total revenue was 9.1 trillion VND (390 million USD) this year, 21 percent higher than the target set early this year.
Transport ministry eyes new flights Business

Transport ministry eyes new flights

The Ministry of Transport plans to open new routes for commercial flights from nations that send tourists to Vietnam to develop tourism into one of the country’s main economic sectors.
Bangladesh – promising market for Vietnamese travel firms Travel

Bangladesh – promising market for Vietnamese travel firms

Vietnamese travel companies should pay more attention to the Bangladeshi market, while fostering cooperation with Bangladeshi partners to design tours suitable to both Vietnamese and Bangladeshi people, thus increasing the number of visitors to each other’s country, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Bangladesh Tran Van Khoa.