Traveling in the autumn season
Traveling in the autumn season   (Sep 13, 2009)
With a series of tours for the autumn, Ben Thanh Tourist wants to promote destinations in the North for southern people who may not know about the beauty of the fall. The tour operator has recommended Hanoi and Sapa as suitable areas for visitors.
Five-star hotels offer half price for Vietnamese guests
Three more five-star hotels have joined a week-old special program of discounting room rates by around 50% for Vietnamese guests to attract Vietnamese people to stay in high-end hotels, bringing…
Lower fares for early-booked train tickets
From September 15 to December 15, passengers who buy the Hanoi-HCMC train tickets will enjoy fare reduction of up to 20% per a ticket. The price for return tickets will…
Hainan-Hanoi direct flight route to open late this month
The direct flight route that links China’s Hainan Province and the Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi will be launched on September 27, a local daily reported.
Cruising in an ancient city   (Sep 07, 2009)
Cruising in an ancient city
Visiting Hoi An ancient city, tourists can get lost in a city that shimmers with thousands of colorful lanterns along streets studded with old pagodas, temples and restaurants serving traditional Vietnamese dishes. The best option is a cruise down the Thu Bon River to contemplate the splendid scenery while enjoying local specialties.
Visiting Hanoi’s Old Quarter by tramcar
The authorities of Hoan Kiem District have submitted to the Hanoi People’s Committee a project to provide tours of Hanoi’s Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake by tramcar.
Where to go on Vietnam National Day
Vietnam’s National Day is coming, so travel agencies are offering attractive tours to ensure tourists an unforgettable holiday on September 2. Saigontourist is organizing interesting tours accompanied with many attractive promotion programs, promising to take tourists to splendid destinations with good services at attractive prices.
Vietnam Airlines launches web check-in service
The national-flag carrier Vietnam Airlines launched on August 26 a web check-in service for its domestic flights departing from Noi Bai, Da Nang and Tan Son Nhat airports.
Destinations for National Day   (Aug 25, 2009)
Destinations for National Day
On the occasion of National Day, September 2, Ben Thanh Tourist is offering two clusters of tours, both short and long, to meet the demand of those who do not have much time to be away from home, as the holiday falls on a Wednesday, but want a reward for months of hard labor.
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   (Aug 18, 2009)
As if being a king
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 royal atmosphere and in royal costumes.
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.
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