Lao tourism faces difficulties in 2018 World

Lao tourism faces difficulties in 2018

Laos might not realise its goal of receiving 5 million tourists this year, said Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdala said at a recent parliament’s session as quoted by the major Lao newspaper Pathet Lao.
Vietnam named Asia’s best golf destination Travel

Vietnam named Asia’s best golf destination

Vietnam has won the “Asia’s best golf destination 2018” at the World Golf Awards, announced the Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on November 22.
Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.
Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2 World

Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

Thailand’s economy in April-June grew at a slower pace than in the previous quarter, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) kept its yearly GDP growth forecast of the country at 4.2-4.7 percent.
Quang Ninh: Lightning damages power line to Co To island Society

Quang Ninh: Lightning damages power line to Co To island

Lightning has damaged the 22KV power transmission line that provides electricity for Co To island district and five communes of Van Don island district in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, disrupting electricity supply for the islands for days.
Saigontourist teams up with Seoul authority Travel

Saigontourist teams up with Seoul authority

The Republic of Korea’s Seoul city and the Saigontourist Travel Service Company of Vietnam will join hands to develop tourism in both nations under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked between the two sides last month.
Indian tourism promotion programme held in HCM City Travel

Indian tourism promotion programme held in HCM City

An Indian tourism promotion themed “Incredible India Roadshow 2018” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8 by India’s Ministry of Tourism and General Consulate in the city, giving a chance for travel firms of the two sides to explore partnership opportunities.