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Local travel agency reopens tours to Japan

Samurai Tour Travel Agency

Samurai Tour Travel Agency, a travel company specialized in tours to Japan, has said it would reopen its tours to Japan this August after a hiatus due to the tsunami. “We got tourists but the number wasn’t high enough,” said Nguyen Van Thanh, Samurai Tour’s sale director.From May 30 to …

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Ethnicity’s place of courtship recognized as cultural site

Ha Giang’s Department of Culture

The northern province of Ha Giang has recently recognized its famous Khau Vai Love Market in Meo Vac District as a historical cultural site. Nguyen Trung Thuong, Director of Ha Giang’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said the recognition was part of an effort to promote the cultural identity …

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People flock to tourist sites during holiday

Ha Long Bay

People across the country flocked to popular tourist sites during the four-day holiday to celebrate the country’s Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day. Over 55,000 tourists visited the world heritage Ha Long Bay between April 29-May 2 as the locality hosted a tourism week with a wide range of …

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Solo helicopter tours for Da Nang

Solo helicopter tours for Da Nang

Da Nang-based Vitours, the only travel agency in central city offering helicopter tours, has launched a promotion to attract individual travellers instead of giving priority to groups. The promotion, launched to mark the International Fireworks Competition 2011 in Da Nang on April 29 and 30, offers a 10 per cent …

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Province to get tough on tardy tourism projects

Mekong Detal tourism

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang warn they will get tough with tardy tourism projects and have started by canceling five that investors have not completed in time. Kien Giang Tourism Joint Stock Co was to have developed three of them, namely Ba Hon Park and Bai …

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Ha Long tourism week promises attractions

Ha Long tourism week promises attractions

The northern province of Quang Ninh has invested 138 billion dong (6.6 million USD) in building an outdoor art laser light stage, which will make its debut at the coastal area of Ha Long Bay on the night of May 2. According to the organising board, the light stage and …

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