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Hanoi launches tour to encourage longer stays

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Hanoi launches tour to encourage longer stays

A new tour taking visitors to eco-tourism, cultural and historic sites in the Ba Vi district of Hanoi will be launched in July this year in an effort to attract more tourists to the capital on its 1,000 birthday.

International arrivals surge sharply in May

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International arrivals surge sharply in May

Foreign arrivals into Vietnam increased by 50.3 percent year on year to 440,000 in May, bringing the total number of foreign arrivals to 2.2 million in the first five months of the year or 37.7 percent over the same period last year.

Tourism staff lack qualifications

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Tourism staff lack qualifications

The number of tourism training courses has increased in recent years, but a shortage of qualified personnel remains, according to the Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

500,000 tourists to Ha Long

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500,000 tourists to Ha Long

More than 500,000 visitors flocked to the Ha Long Tourism Festival that was held from April 29-May 2 in the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay.