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The low cost Airline Jetstar commenced its inaugural direct services to Sydney and Ho chi minh city from Darwin on September 2.
An impressive Ly ngua o (a Southern Vietnamese folk song) concert closed the 2nd Asian Zither Festival in Ho chi minh city on September 4.
Budget carrier, Jetstar Pacific plans to open three new international Air routes from Ho chi minh city to Siem Reap (Cambodia), Singapore, and Bangkok (Thailand).
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.
The Giai Dieu Mua Thu (Autumn Melody) concert programme is scheduled to take place at the Ho chi minh city Conservatoire from August 15-17.
A collection of twenty paintings entitled “Lotus Ponds” by Japanese artist Kato Shojiro is on displayed at a two-week exhibition organized at Tu Do Gallery in District 1.
The total number of hotels in Viet nam has increased by 147 percent in the last three years, according to a report on hotels by Grant Thorton (Vietnam) Ltd.
An exhibition of wedding dresses, co-organised by Babi Cultural Service Trading Co. Ltd. and the Young Fashion Magazine, was held at the Phu Tho sports hall in Ho chi minh city from July 31 to August 3.
The wind is blowing in the city square. Coils of string are brought out and kites begin to fill the sky. The wind lifts them higher and higher.
Saigontourist Travel Service Company has so far this year welcomed nearly 18,300 visitors on Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions (MICE) tours, a year-on-year increase of 17 percent.
Over ten South Korean televisions and around 200 representatives from many televisions and film studios in Vietnam last week joined a two-day Vietnam-Korea Media Co-operation Seminar organized in HCMC by the Korea Communications Commission.
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.
Vina Media Company plans to install from 50 to 100 booths this year at luxury hotels, shopping centers, banks, entertainment venues and the airport in Ho chi minh city to provide information for tourists.
Ho chi minh City’s Can Gio district, an outskirt zone enjoying little tourism investment so far, is set to have 23 new entertainment projects operational after 2010, said the local government.
The Italian Five-Star Luxury Liner, Costa Allerga, will dock at Sai Gon Port on June 2nd with about 1,200 passengers and crew on board and will be received by Saigontourist
The Ho chi minh city tourism sector plans to develop its human resources in tourism to meet increasing demands of the industry.
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.
Villagers in Thuong Tin District of Ha tay Province have created hand-broidered pictures for hundreds of years. Their products have gone out of their village and reached the world market.
Dong Du restaurant serves classic as well as innovative Southern Vietnamese cuisine right in the heart of Ho chi minh city says Jonny Routledge.
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.
Ben Thanh market is a symbol of Ho chi minh city in the mind of local residents and the eyes of foreign tourists, says Hong Nhung and Van Anh
The Southern Fruit Festival, an annual event organized by Ho chi minh City’s Tourism Department to promote local fruits, will be held from June 1 to August 30 this year, organizers have said.
The first National Magician Festival wrapped up on May 17, but no gold medal was awarded to participants after four days of competition.
At the opening ceremony of the 6th Ho chi minh city Choral Festival on Monday, President Ho Chi Minh, the Vietnamese Communist Party, the traditions of patriotism, revolutionary struggle and love of country were praised.
An exhibition featuring art by Cuban painter, drawer and illustrator Nelson Domínguez is being held at the Ho chi minh city Museum on 65 Ly Tu Trong Street in District 1.
Close to 330,000 foreign tourists visited Ho chi minh city in the month till Tet, up 17 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the HCM City Tourism Department.
Three destroyers of the Japanese Navy with 566 officers and crewmembers on board anchored at Ho chi minh City’s port on March 3 for a friendship visit.
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