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Tourism targets ASEAN markets

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Tourism targets ASEAN markets

The hospitality industry is to launch a promotion campaign in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia from Feb. 28 to Mar. 6, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins

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Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins

Thousands of tourists and pilgrims flocked to the opening ceremony of this year’s Spring Yen Tu Pagoda Festival in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on Feb. 23, the tenth day of the first lunar month.


Capital welcomes 120,000 foreign visitors

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Capital welcomes 120,000 foreign visitors

The number of foreign holidaymakers to Hanoi during this year’s Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival increased sharply reaching 120,000, reported the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Tourism booms in HCM City during Tet

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Tourism booms in HCM City during Tet

The number of HCM City ’s people travelling on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival recorded a rise of 30 percent over the previous Tet with more than 40,000 people choosing local tours lasting for 3-5 days.

Farmers open homes to tourists

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Farmers open homes to tourists

In some parts of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, one can see the amazing sight of westerners and other foreigners wading in swamps and mud, foraging for shellfish and picking waterlilies.

Hanoi-Macau air route opens

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Hanoi-Macau air route opens

The budget carrier Viva Macau on February 13 officially opened a direct air route to Hanoi with its first flight departing from the Macau Special Administrative Region.

Int’l cruiser berths in Ha Long Bay

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Int’l cruiser berths in Ha Long Bay

A total of 1,500 foreign tourists on board the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the Sea arrived in Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-recognised world cultural heritage site, in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, on Feb. 9

Kien Giang province leases forest for tourism

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Kien Giang province leases forest for tourism

The Mekong delta province of Kien Giang has approved a forest lease plan for tourism development in the 2010-2015 period, which is considered to be a bold move to preserve forest and tap its eco-tourism potential.