Capital welcomes 120,000 foreign visitors Travel

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

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

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.

Foreign tourists to Hanoi, Da Nang on the rise

The number of foreign passengers through the Noi Bai International Airport has sharply increased over the first three days of the Year of the Tiger, said the airport’s Border Customs Department.
Hanoi-Macau air route opens Travel

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.

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.