Chopper way to see the bay
Chopper way to see the bay   (Nov 24, 2009)
It’s a nice day for tourist guide Nguyen Manh Cuong and his 11-strong group of visitors when they travelled Halong Bay by chartered helicopter.
Escaping the heat on northern tour
At a time when HCMC is in the grip of a scorching heat wave, Ben Thanh Tourist comes through with a seven day/six night tour to Hanoi, Halong, Mong Cai…
Dalat from a different perspective
Dalat, the city of flowers, is not strange to tourists with its famous sightseeing spots such as Lang Biang Mountain, Xuan Huong Lake and Than Tho Lake. If this is…
Vietnam, Cambodia plan new air routes
Vietnam and Cambodia are planning to open two routes linking the coastal city of Sihanoukville in Cambodia with Phu Quoc Island and Can Tho City in the south of Vietnam.
Boating on the Saigon River   (Nov 11, 2009)
Boating on the Saigon River
Mentioning HCMC, people immediately think of well-known sightseeing spots in the city center such as Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, the HCMC Post Office or Reunification Palace. These are fine places to visit but why not escape the city’s boisterous atmosphere for a while to enjoy a boat trip on the Saigon River to see the city from a different perspective.
Vietnam Airlines to launch Hanoi-Osaka route
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights linking the Hanoi and the city of Osaka, Japan, on January 13, 2010.
Joining International Gong Festival and exploring the Central Highlands
International Gong Festival 2009 will take place in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai from November 12 to 15, promising a series of attractive activities. The event expects to attract 34 provinces and cities as well as five countries in the region which use gongs.
AirAsia opens HCMC-Phuket direct route
AirAsia, a leading regional budget carrier, announced on November 6 that it will start direct daily flights between HCMC to the world-acclaimed tourist destination of Phuket in Thailand.
New tour on offer to Con Dao Island
Con Dao, or Dao Ngoc (Pearl Island), lies in the East Sea about 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau City. Endowed with smooth beaches shaded by evergreen trees, fresh air, clear blue waters, primitive forests and abundant wildlife, Con Dao is drawing tourists these days with fishing and squid fishing services.
Vietnam Airlines increases flights from France
The national flag-carrier Vietnam Airlines on November 4 increased its number of flights on France-Vietnam route per week from six to eight.
Health tour for seniors at Binh Chau Hot Spring
Binh Chau Hot Spring, about 150km from HCMC in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, is a popular destination with its hot spa waters and hot mud baths in the fresh air of coastal forest land.
A new way to reach Da Dia Rock Cliff
Da Dia Rock Cliff around 40km from Tuy Hoa City, is one of the famous attractions in the central coast province of Phu Yen.
Enjoy hot mineral mud-bathing in Phan Thiet
Instead of going to the distant Nha Trang City to enjoy mud-bathing, tourists who travel the tourist routes through the coastal provinces in the South Central region now have another choice to try the service, Phan Thiet City.
Vietnam Airlines to increase international flights
The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, will increase the number of flights on several international routes starting October 26, the airline spokesman has announced.
Vietnam Airlines to launch new non-stop services
The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, will officially launch two new direct routes linking Hanoi with Tuy Hoa and Pleiku cities late this month.