Archive for the ‘Vietnam’ Category
HOI AN, Vietnam – Over the past few years, the ancient town of Hoi An, located some 650 km south of Hanoi, is now becoming a favorite tourist destination in Vietnam. Hoi An, which used to be an international trading port in central Vietnam’s Quang Nam province, has exceptionally well- preserved architectural wonders that include [...]
Fly Emirates to Ho Chi Minh City daily from 4th June 2012, and experience the beauty of Vietnamâ€™s largest city, with its bustling street markets and exotic cuisine.Â Emiratesâ€™ flights to Vietnam offer gourmet cuisine and award-winning service with the latest entertainment and information at every seat. Business Class passengers can relax in comfortable sleeperettes, making [...]
A new tropical island destination is emerging in Asia, but rather than offering itself as a glittering international playground, the intention is to retain the islandâ€™s charm as a rural retreat and natural habitat. Phu Quoc is located off the southwest coast of Vietnam and is the countryâ€™s largest island.
HA LONG BAY, Vietnam â€” In a year that could see Ha Long Bay designated one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Emeraude will mark the 105th anniversary of its original launch with new customized programs that allow guests to spend one more day on the bayâ€™s jade-green waters and embark on cultural [...]
By Luc Citrinot, eTN | January, 2011:Â With Phnom Penh playing host to the ASEAN Travel Forum, Southeast Asia’s largest international tourism event, eTurboNews Asia Senior Editor Luc Citrinot takes a look at the latest changes in the Cambodian capital in a series of articles.
Vietnamâ€™s commercial hub has become a very hot tourist destination; the attractions range from the colonial past to the horrors of Vietnam War or todayâ€™s economic success. Ho Chi Minh City is all about diversity and charm. For a significant period after the war in Vietnam, tourists were reluctant to come here for a visit. [...]
PHUKET, Thailand, July 2010 â€“ Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Asia announced today that it has signed an agreement with developer Vietnamese American Hotel and Resort Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of American company ITC Spectrum, LLC, to coâ€‘design and manage a luxury resort to be built along the central coast of Vietnam.
HANOI – Quang Nam province authorities have issued a license to allow two U.S. firms to invest $4.15 billion in an eco-tourism project, state media reported Monday, citing a provincial government source.
Since the opening of its economy to the world markets in the 1990s, Vietnam’s travel and tourism sector has experienced unprecedented growth. In 2008, the tourism industry generated more than US$ 4 Billion in tourism receipts, indicating the importance of tourism industry in Vietnam’s economy. Being a source as well as destination market, the Vietnamese [...]
Vietnam is one of Asian most rapidly developing countries. Its economy has been growing in the recent years, the level of services has improved and the potential of local tourist industry has massively increased. Even though the Vietnam War left the country and its people in a terrible state, it appears that the painful memories [...]