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Vietnam welcomes five-millionth foreign visitors

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Vietnam welcomes five-millionth foreign visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) presented a gift and an insignia to Chinese visitor Zhu Ying, the five-millionth foreign visitor of Vietnam this year, who descended at Noi Bai National Airport on the evening of Dec. 24.

Vietnam woos Malaysian visitors

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Vietnam woos Malaysian visitors

A gala night to promote Vietnam’s tourism was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Dec. 20 as part of Vietnam’s campaign to develop this non-smoke industry in 2011.

Visitors flock toVietnam as tourism booms

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Visitors flock toVietnam as tourism booms

Vietnam attributed part of its success in potentially attracting over 5 million foreign arrivals this year -- against its original target of 4.2 million -- to a destination image promotion.

Chinese arrivals in HCM City rise sharply

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Chinese arrivals in HCM City rise sharply

The number of Chinese visitors to Ho Chi Minh City in the first 11 months of this year rose by 189 percent over the same period of last year, according to the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Tourism industry targets Russia

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Tourism industry targets Russia

Despite Russia not yet being included in the list of Vietnam 's top 10 tourism markets, visitors from the East European country still create a promising market for Vietnam 's tourism industry, says deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Manh Cuong.

Thai tops foreign visitors to Hue

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Thai tops foreign visitors to Hue

The number of Thai visitors to the ancient capital city of Hue has increased from 4.7 percent in 2005 to 24 percent in 2010, ranking first in the list of foreign arrivals to the city.

Workshop on developing tourism opens in Hue

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Workshop on developing tourism opens in Hue

An international workshop on cooperation to develop tourism between the central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue , Quang Tri and Quang Binh with Laos and Thailand took place in the central city of Hue on November 30.

Rival for old ceramics village

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Rival for old ceramics village

A new craft village site, the Minh Hai ceramic village, which has been built near the Bat Trang ceramic village, began welcoming tourists on October, and offers more choice for tourists looking for a day out from Hanoi.

Vietnam tops travel polls

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Vietnam tops travel polls

Vietnam has emerged as one of the top destinations for travellers from Thailand, Australia , Japan , and Singapore, a recent survey compiled by Visa and the Pacific Asia Travel Association found.

More cruise liner docks at HCM City

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More cruise liner docks at HCM City

Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed 2,500 overseas tourists and crew aboard the cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked at the Navi Oil port in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15.