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Dragonair increases Danang-Hong Kong flights

Dragonair of Cathay Pacific announced it will raise the number of weekly flights between Danang and Hong Kong to 7 from the current 4 as of December 18. The route was launched in late March 2013, and Danang is the airline’s second destination in Vietnam after Hanoi. During the past …

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US luxury cruise ship sails in Vietnam waters

Travel operator Saigontourist welcomed US luxury liner, Azamara,and its 750 passengers and crew members to Vietnam, for the first time this year. The Azamara ship is scheduled to dock at Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Ha Long on a six-day journey up the Vietnamese coast.Saigontourist is also collaborating …

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VietjetAir opens new air route from Vinh to Da Lat

Vietnam’s leading low-cost carrier VietJet Air will officially open a new route from Vinh to Da Lat as of December 24 to mark the fifth Da Lat Flower Festival and 2013 Da Lat Culture and Tourism Week. The new route will provide additional 1,080 seats for passengers on three flights …

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Outstanding travel agents and hotels to be awarded

Hanoi is set to host the 2012 Tourism Awards on December 4 to honour select hotels and travel agencies for their excellent performance in the past year. Awards winners will be recognized for providing good services and welcoming large numbers of tourists. The award aims to encourage tourism service providers …

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Phu Yen has first-five star resort

VietStar Resort & Spa in Phu Yen Province’s Tuy Hoa City has been certified to meet five-star requirements and become the first five-star resort in the south-central province. VietStar Resort & Spa consists of Thom hill and Xep beach. Villas and bungalows are scattered in the area of Thom hill …

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Vietnam Airlines to add more flights during Tet

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to add more flights during the upcoming Tet holiday season to meet the increasing demand, from January 19 to February 16, 2014. From October 2, the airlines will begin selling tickets for the Tet holiday season. The carrier plans to conduct 835 flights …

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Vietnam Airlines opens Hong Kong-Cam Ranh route

The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Khanh Hoa Province has agreed to open a direct air route from Hong Kong to Cam Ranh International Airport from November. The numbers of tourists from Hong Kong (China) to Khanh Hoa Province have seen a phenomenal rise and to meet a …

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ACMECS Tourism Ministerial meeting in HCM City

The first Ayeyarwady – Chao Phraya – Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) tourism ministerial meeting was held in HCM City on September 11 within the International Tourism Fair framework. Ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam proposed measures to boost tourism development cooperation across five countries. They expressed their delight …

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Vietnam Airlines offers cheap tickets

The national flag carrier of Vietnam (Vietnam Airlines) will launch a ticket sales programme called “Welcoming International Travel Expo 2013” with preferential prices. Accordingly, passengers can buy cheap return tickets on 31 outbound flights  from Hanoi, HCM City, Danang and Nhatrang to 28 international destinations exploited by Vietnam Airlines from …

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