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Tourism sector targets high-income earners

One of the relatively important solutions to developing the Vietnam tourism sector in the current period is to shift its direction, emphasizing a preference for boosting high-spending markets. Government officials made the statement at a press conference held in Hanoi on May 19, stating that a concurrent de-emphasis of lower …

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Vietnam Airlines to open two new routes to Japan

Vietnam Airlines representatives have met with Japanese government officials at the Vietnamese Embassy in Tokyo seeking authorization to launch two new air routes connecting Vietnam and Tokyo. Speaking at the meeting on May 21, Vietnamese ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung affirmed that the fine Vietnam-Japan relations have laid a …

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Dak Lak strives to attract investment and develop tourism

On 16th April 2014, People’s Committee of Lak District (Dak Lak Province) organized a conference on strategy for development of Lak District’s tourism in the period from 2014 to 2020 including solutions to attract investment, develop tourism infrastructure and strengthen linking for tourism development and promotion. Accordingly, Lak District will …

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Sapa Tourism Week to kick off

April 29 to May 4 is a Sapa Tourism week set aside to celebrate everything about the traditional culture of ethnic minority groups from the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. A wide array of festivities, including traditional music and dance performances and folk games of ethnic minority groups, are …

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Vietnam Airlines adds flights during national holiday

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it will add 342 domestic flights on 16 routes on April 30 (country reunification) and May 1 (Labour Day). The flights will serve an expected increase of 58,700 travelers during the coming holiday. From April 25 to May 5, Vietnam Airlines will …

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Vietnam attends the world’s largest tourism fair in Berlin

Thirty Vietnamese travel operators attended the 48th International Tourism Bourse (ITB) – the world’s largest annual event of its kind which opened in Berlin on March 5. The five-day event attracted tens of thousands of travel agencies and tourism companies from 189 countries worldwide, to exhibit and promote their traditional tourism …

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Air route to link Vinh city with Lao capital

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will officially open its air route linking Nghe An’s provincial centre Vinh with the Lao capital of Vientiane on January 12, 2014. Vietnam Airlines flights are scheduled to depart Vinh Airport at 8:40 and arrive in Vientiane at 10:25. The new route is expected …

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Vietnam Airlines flies high in RoK

The national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has seen its impressive growth in both scale of operation and sales revenue in the Republic of Korea (RoK) market. Cao Anh Son, a representative of Vietnam Airlines in the Seoul said his office branch has overfulfilled the business target by 3%, up 14% compared to …

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Luxury cruise ship brings 3,000 foreigners to Vietnam

US flagship Celebrity Millennium docked at Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Cai Mep international port on December 13, bringing 3,000 foreign passengers and crew to the southern locality. The tourists, mainly Americans, British, Canadians, and Australians, will tour ancient relics in Vung Tau, Ho Chi Minh City, and My Tho. The …

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