Hanoi posts record number of foreign visitors Travel

Hanoi posts record number of foreign visitors

Despite the global economic recession last year, Hanoi welcomed 2.1 million foreign visitors, an increase of 11.3 percent from 2011, and one-third of all foreign visitors to Vietnam – a new record for the city.
HCM City welcomes first int’l tourists in 2013 Travel

HCM City welcomes first int’l tourists in 2013

Foreign tourists arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, on the first day of the New Year were warmly welcomed by Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, La Quoc Khanh.
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Foreign arrivals to Vietnam hit record in 2012

The number of international arrivals to Vietnam reached a record of 6.647 million in 2012, surpassing the yearly target of 6.5 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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Visitors bring firms festive cheer

The upcoming holiday season has heated up the tourism market with an increase in the tours being booked despite the ongoing economic crisis.
Foreign arrivals in Vietnam likely to exceed 6.5 mln Travel

Foreign arrivals in Vietnam likely to exceed 6.5 mln

The number of foreign arrivals is predicted to surpass the set target of 6.5 million this year due to the current robust growth in the sector, the Sai gon Giai Phong daily cited a report from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism on November 28.
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Hue imperial city’s Noon Gate to get a facelift

The People's Committee of central Thua Thien - Hue province has given the nod to a three-year project on preservation and renovation of Ngo Mon (Noon Gate), an iconic symbol of the former royal city of Hue.
Conference talks sustainable tourism Travel

Conference talks sustainable tourism

The first ever annual responsible tourism conference was held in the capital city of Hanoi on November 2, discussing challenges on the path to achieve a sustainable growth for the tourism sector of Vietnam.
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Vietnamese lead foreign arrivals in Cambodia

Vietnam has confirmed its position as the largest source of tourists to visit Cambodia in the first nine months this year, with over 580,000, up 25 percent year on year, reports Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism.
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Hue sees big rise in number of Thai tourists

The central province of Thua Thien Hue saw a large increase in the number of Thai tourists in the first ten months of this year, accounting for 16 percent of all foreign arrivals in the locality.
Northern provinces promote tourism potential Travel

Northern provinces promote tourism potential

A promotion aimed at the tourist industry, themed ‘three nations, one destination’ took place in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 29, with numerous travel agencies from Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand taking part.