Business

Bus fees increase for Lunar New Year holiday

A mass of transport service companies operating at the Ho Chi Minh City-based Mien Dong (East bound) Coach Station have been raising the price of coach fares for weekdays by five to 10 percent since mid-November, aiming to push prices up for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Society

Schools, travel businesses urged to work hand in hand

Tour guides play a decisive role in the success of the tourism industry. However, Vietnam’s current workforce, even those trained in tourism schools, have not yet been able to meet the real work requirements. Experts have attempted to find a solution to Vietnam’s tourism human resources. Report by the Vietnam Business Forum.
Travel

Da Lat tourism map to better serve visitors

A tourism map for the Central Highlands city of Da Lat is being completed to better serve visitors to the Lam Dong culture-festival week scheduled for late 2013 in the city.
HCM City Tourism Festival underway Travel

HCM City Tourism Festival underway

The 2013 HCM City Tourism Day Festival got underway at the 23/9 Park in District 1 on April 4 to improve professionalism in tourism activities.
Business

HCM City to greet travel expo

The 8th edition of the International Travel Expo (ITE) will take place at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City from September 13-15 this year.
Business

50 businesses receive Vietnam Tourism Awards 2010

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam Tourism Association jointly held a ceremony in Hanoi on October 17 to present the Vietnam Tourism Awards 2010 to excellent businesses.
Business

Tourism sector brings Russian market into focus

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will focus its promotion programme in 2010 on the Russian market, said a VNAT official at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Moscow International Tourism Expo on Mar. 17.