Vegetarian festival to open in town
Vietnam Buddhist Institute's Thien Nguyen Group in HCMC in collaboration with advertising company Senba and Binh An Trade & Service Co-Operative will host a vegetarian festival on the occasion of the Buddhist holiday of Vu Lan, traditionally considered an important event in praise of motherly love, at Children's House of HCMC, 36 Le Quy Don St, Dist 3 from August 27 to 29.
Vietnam Airlines to open new route to Japan
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will open a direct route linking Hanoi and Fukuoka City in southern Japan, where Vietnam’s third Consulate General is located.
As if being a king
As if being a king   (Aug 18, 2009)
Have you ever wished to be a king or a queen? There is a place about 4km from the central city of Nha Trang where you can pretend in a…
Getting lost in misty city   (Aug 17, 2009)
Getting lost in misty city
It is August and this is the time awaiting autumn with much melancholy in poetry, peace and romance in scenery and tranquility in human souls. This is the time when summer fades and the chill of winter is on the horizon and cool winds fling everywhere. However, HCMC is still overwhelmed with heat and motorbike smoke with no space for cool air to weave through…
Travel to Phu Yen: stay in brand new five-star hotel
Since last month, tour operators in HCMC have been introducing tours to Phu Yen Province to stay in the five-star Cendeluxe Hotel.
Float plane service launched in Halong Bay
Visitors to Halong Bay can enjoy the landscapes from high above the sea thanks to a new float plane service, which was launched at the Tuan Chau international tourism area on August 3.
A new way to approach Halong Bay
The ferry cruises leisurely on the turquoise waters of the Eastern Sea from Gia Luan Ferry to Tuan Chau Island about 50 minutes away, but a lot of things are on offer along the way for passengers aboard to watch and immerse themselves in a world of beautiful landscapes.
Journey to mark 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi
To mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi, Ben Thanh Tourist introduces a five-day-and four-night tour to Hanoi, Halong and Sapa.
Viva Macau flies daily to HCMC   (Jul 27, 2009)
Viva Macau flies daily to HCMC
Viva Macau Airlines has announces its Macau-HCMC frequency increase from four weekly nonstop flights to daily service in less than two years of launching service to Vietnam.
Free & easy tours for honeymooners
With Ben Thanh Tourist, tourists will have the chance to enjoy sweet moments beside their beloved in a beautiful and romantic destination.
On the way to Turtle Beach   (Jul 21, 2009)
On the way to Turtle Beach
The suggestive shapes and patterns of the beautiful rocks and trees capture the eyes of visitors on the way to Bai Rua (Turtle Beach) in Vinh Hai Commune, Ninh Hai District, Ninh Thuan Province.
Touring Tuy Hoa and Nha Trang for summer fun
In Vietnam, Phu Yen and Nha Trang are two spots well-known for seaside resorts and relaxation on sunny beaches. Each summer these two locations, especially Nha Trang, attract many tourists.
Experiencing royal cuisine at Cung Dinh Restaurant
Located in the center of HCMC with tranquility and a cozy atmosphere in a luxurious design, Cung Dinh (Royal Court) Restaurant of the five-star Rex Hotel is a familiar venue for gourmets with its tasty Vietnamese dishes and traditional performances staged as a feudal Vietnamese royal court.
Where to go on weekend   (Jul 14, 2009)
Where to go on weekend
Ben Thanh Tourist in HCMC is offering an exciting tour called “Homestay Weekend” to the Mekong Delta provinces of Vinh Long, Tien Giang and Ben Tre to enjoy the region’s peaceful waterways and clean country air.
New airport service offered to international tourists
The Asian Travel & Tours JSC has launched a new special service to ‘pick up’ foreign tourists at airports in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other airports across the country.
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