Direct flight connects Da Nang, Bangkok Business

Direct flight connects Da Nang, Bangkok

Bangkok Airways will launch its new route between the central city of Da Nang and Bangkok from May 25, the Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited told in an email on March 8.

Tax incentives proposed for spurring travel industry

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed the Government halve value-added tax (VAT) and exempt or cut corporate income tax by 50 percent for enterprises joining a planned tourism promotion programme in the last three months of this year and throughout next year, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Tourism sector aims to tap new markets

Local travel agencies are cannoning attention to new markets including Indonesia, India and Russia beside traditional ones such as the US, Europe, China and Japan as the former group is forecast to generate great numbers of visitors, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Phu Quoc to see waves of international arrivals

Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province will likely welcome strong waves of international arrivals starting this November as many international flights to the holiday destination during the peak season have been planned, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Strong travel demand predicted on long national holidays

The Government has allowed employees of state organisations to have five straight days off on the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labour Day (May 1) holidays, thus giving hopes that travel firms could do good business this time, the Saigon Times Daily has reported.

Japan offers 50 pct subsidy for tour ad: paper

Some Vietnamese travel firms have received financial supports of up to 50 percent of advertising charges when selling tours to Japan, a move aimed to lure more holiday-makers after visa procedures to the nation have been loosened, a local newspaper reported.