national administration of tourism
HCM City agrees to set up tourism department

19:18 10/10/2014

HCM City agrees to set up tourism department The HCM City administration has approved a decision to set up a Tourism Department effective October 16.

Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

13:26 10/10/2014

More relaxed visa policies are an important factor for the tourism industry to boost competitiveness in the region and beyond.

Social News 10/10

06:27 10/10/2014

Firm fined for making cosmetics with dubious formulaThe Health Ministry fined the HCM City-based Eternal Beauty Company Ltd (Viet Nam EBC) Viet Nam $US50, 000 on Monday, for violating the ASEAN-Cosmetic Good Manufacturing...

Seminar discusses sustainable tourism

23:44 09/10/2014

A seminar in Hanoi on October 9 aimed to strengthen the performance of the EU-Vietnam Programme for Environmental and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development for the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) in furtherance of...

Social News 8/10

06:12 08/10/2014

Ship goes missing with 18 sailors on boardA Vietnamese ship carrying 18 Vietnamese sailors has gone missing after leaving Singapore last Thursday en route to Quang Tri Province, where it was supposed to arrive on Sunday.

Northern provinces establish partnership for tourism development

23:03 05/10/2014

The four northern provinces of Bac Giang, Thai Nguyen, Hai Duong, and Quang Ninh need to work together closely to tap into their tourism potential, according to participants in a workshop in Bac Giang on October 4.

Vietnam's tourism in 2013 draft report introduced

09:47 03/10/2014

A workshop was held in Hanoi on October 2 to introduce a draft report on Vietnam's tourism in 2013, the first of its kind built following international practice.

EU helps Vietnam build annual tourism report

23:47 01/10/2014

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has been preparing an annual report on the country's tourism in 2013 with the assistance from the EU-funded Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development...

Tourism Awards ceremony honours outstanding travel operators

14:12 27/09/2014

Distinguished winners of the 2013 Vietnam Tourism Awards were applauded on September 26 at a gala industry night in Hanoi.

Community-based tourism aims to improve local livelihoods

08:30 27/09/2014

Developing community-based tourism is expected to help local residents improve their living standards and promote their cultural values, a senior tourism official said at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 26 on the occasion of...


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