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MICE tours (which combine travelling with attending meetings, conferences or events/exhibitions) are booming in the country, and have emerged as a lucrative business for the tourism sector.
When you arrive at Nhat Thong restaurant on Tong Dan street in Hanoi the doors swing open as if they have been expecting you. As step inside a waitress clad in a golden ao dai greets us with a wide smile before guiding us to our table through the resplendent surroundings.
Forty contestants will vie for the crown of Miss Vietnam Tourism at Phan Dinh Phung Sports House in Hcm city on August 2.
Vietnam airlines will be the official sponsoring airline for the 60th Miss World contest, which will take place in Vietnam in 2010.
Hcm city wants to see its tourism revenue reach VND46 trillion (US$2.78 billion) by 2010, double the figure of last year. It hopes to do this by pursuing its tourism development scheme approved by the city’s People’s Committee.
The Vietnam Tourism Association has selected Saigontourist Travel Service Co. and the five-star Caravelle hotel in HCMC as the best international tour operator and the best hotel in the country in 2007.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the tourism industry to focus on launching promotional campaigns in an effort to further cash in on the National Year of Tourism.
A collection of 18 precious Buddhist statues dating back to the 17th and the 19th centuries are on display at the Ho chi minh city History Museum.
Vietnam’s water puppetry theatres are in urgent need of a new generation of artists.
Nhan Dan Online- The national dance talent competition concluded after four days from May 19-22, at the Hanoi Opera House. The competition provided an opportunity for young dancers to show their talents.
The Ministry of Transport is expected to license Air Speed Up soon, making it possible for the second private Airline in vietnam to start domestic flights later this year, according to the Vietnam Civil Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).
Two French and a Chilean have been living in Hanoi for years, so how did they “get lost? in the city?
The first National Magician Festival wrapped up on May 17, but no gold medal was awarded to participants after four days of competition.
The first-ever Buddhist-themed symphony composed in Vietnam will be presented at the 5th United Nations Days of Vesak’s closing ceremony tonight in Hanoi
Overseas Vietnamese Buddhists participating in the UN Day of Vesak 2008 have commended Vietnam ’s hosting of the celebration as a vivid exhibition of the country’s respect for freedom of belief and religion.
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