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Cruise tourism gains ground
Wednesday,  Apr 17, 2019,09:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The number of international cruise ships entering Vietnam has risen significantly since early this year, heralding a period of strong growth for the cruise tourism sector, according to travel firms.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,19:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A group of 14 Laotians suffering symptoms of food poisoning was sent to a hospital in Danang City on the afternoon of April 15, while they were on a trip to the central coastal city, reported the local media.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,10:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Japan will check foreign visitors’ luggage and penalize those found carrying pork products from April 22. If fresh or processed pork products are found in their baggage, they can be fined up to VND200 million or jailed for up to three years.
Monday,  Apr 15, 2019,17:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Tour operators have fetched VND120 billion from tour sales at Tourism Day 2019, surging 45% year-on-year. The four-day annual tourism promotion event attracted some 250,000 visitors, according to the HCMC Department of Tourism.
Monday,  Apr 15, 2019,17:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The tourism sector is facing a serious shortage of highly skilled manpower, causing travel firms to constantly call on colleges and universities for cooperation in supplying workers each year.
Friday,  Apr 12, 2019,16:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 70,000 discounted domestic and international tours have been launched by 150 booths of more than 40 travel firms at HCMC Tourism Day 2019, which kicked off at September 23 Park in HCMC’s District 1 on April 11, the local media reported.
Wednesday,  Apr 10, 2019,10:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A forum to seek solutions to improve the quality of the workforce for the tourism sector in HCMC and the whole country will be organized in HCMC for the first time on April 12.
Monday,  Apr 8, 2019,19:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two weekly chartered flights will carry tourists from Indonesia to the central coastal city of Danang from June until the end of the year. The period is expected to see an estimated 7,000-9,000 Indonesian visitors on board chartered flights arriving in the city.
Friday,  Apr 5, 2019,18:52 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two foreign firms -- one from Germany and the other from Indonesia -- will participate in mapping out a strategy for the development of tourism in HCMC, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported, citing the city's Department of Tourism.
Thursday,  Apr 4, 2019,18:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will collaborate with local tourism promotion agencies, tour operators and hotels to organize travel programs, aiming to promote local destinations and tourism products in China and Taiwan.
Wednesday,  Apr 3, 2019,11:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The number of Vietnamese tourists traveling overseas has been on the rise for the past five years, recording an annual average growth rate of 20%, according to the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents (VISTA). Last year, almost 10 million local tourists visited foreign countries.
Tuesday,  Apr 2, 2019,11:53 (GMT+7)
DANANG – Golf tourism is emerging as a potential new tourism product in the central coastal city of Danang and central Vietnam to attract visitors from Europe, according to Deputy Director of the municipal Tourism Department Nguyen Xuan Binh.
Saturday,  Mar 30, 2019,09:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has seen its largest source market, China, declining by 5.6% over the January-March period this year, while the number of South Korean travelers to the country has inched up.
Friday,  Mar 29, 2019,17:00 (GMT+7)
HCMC - To strengthen business ties and partnerships through MICE, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) on March 28 launched two support schemes to promote meeting and incentive travels as well as exhibition visits in Thailand.
Thursday,  Mar 28, 2019,18:53 (GMT+7)
HANOI - Korea International Travel Company (KITC), a state-owned North Korean tourism service firm, is joining a travel fair in Hanoi as it wants to increase the number of Vietnamese visitors to North Korea tenfold this year. Several hundred Vietnamese visited North Korea last year.
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