Cruise ship brings 2,000 visitors
Saigontourist Travel Service Co provided on-shore services to around 2,000 passengers, mainly from Italy, Spain, and the UK, who arrived on board the five-star cruise ship Costa Classica at HCM City 's Navi Oil Port, on Jan. 12.
Viet Nam- Timeless charm
"Vietnam-Timeless charm" and the five colorful petal lotus have just been approved by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism to be the new slogan and logo of National Tourism Promotion program in the period 2012-2020.
Luxury Travel Ltd and DMC to establish a representative office in key markets
Luxury Travel Ltd (a long established specialist in luxury privately guided and fully bespoke holidays in Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand) is expanding its reach with the launch of representative office in London. This office will service UK and Ireland travel agents and tour operators from January 2012.
Quan ho folklore popularized in France
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has permitted the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies, the Vietnam Cultural Center in France in coordination with Bac Ninh and Bac Giang provincial Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to popularize quan ho folklore in France.
Hue Royal Citadel to open free for Tet holiday
Visitors will be offered entry free of charge when they visit all relics in the Hue Ancient Citadel complex during the Lunar New Year 2012 (Tet holiday), reported the Centre for Preservation of Hue Relics.
Vietnam’s water puppeteers perform in France
Vietnam’s water puppeteers will give 40 shows in 10 cities of France from Jan. 15 to March 21, 2012, said Deputy Director of the Vietnam Water Puppet Theatre Nguyen Tien Dung.
Record number of international visitors to Hanoi
The number of international arrivals to Hanoi reached nearly 1.9 million in 2011, a year-on-year increase of 11 percent, according to the capital city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.