ASEAN

ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum opens in Indonesia

The 5th ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum (ATIF) kicked off in Indonesia’s Lombok island on November 7, drawing the participation of around 100 participants from the governments and private sectors of ASEAN member countries, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
Hanoi to host CPTA 11th meeting Travel

Hanoi to host CPTA 11th meeting

The 11th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) will be held in Hanoi from October 9-13, expecting to attract delegates from Tokyo, New Delhi, Seoul, Taipei, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Ulaanbaatar, and Tomsk.
Business

Hanoi gets ready for 11th CPTA

The capital city is exerting efforts in preparation for the 11th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) from October 9-13, hoping it will give a boost to the local tourism industry.
Society

Trade fair promotes sea tourism

A trade fair on sea tourism opened on Aug.29 in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan , as part of the first hot air balloon festival, scheduled to open on August 31.
Vietnam tourism gets 12 million EUR boost Travel

Vietnam tourism gets 12 million EUR boost

The European Union will provide 11 million EUR for a 12 million EUR project that helps develop environmentally and socially responsible tourism (ESRT project) in Vietnam, with the balance of funds to come from the Vietnamese Government.
Business

New power supply for Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Island District in the southern Kien Giang Province will receive more than 9.16 trillion VN (436.2 million USD) to implement three new power supply projects, according to Phu Quoc Investment and Development Management Board.
Travel

Experts seek to preserve village in Hue city

Japanese and Vietnamese experts discussed measures to preserve the 540-year-old Phuoc Tich Village on the outskirts of Hue city, train local residents in serving tourists, and promote its traditional pottery craft.
Myanmar, a new face in travel expo Travel

Myanmar, a new face in travel expo

The Ho Chi Minh City 2011 International Travel Exposition will include Myanmar in its regional tour link, together with the old faces of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, organisers said.
Travel

Tourism sector surpasses yearly goal

After welcoming over 4.6 million foreign arrivals in the first 11 months of this year, the tourism sector has overtaken its yearly target by 400,000 visitors.