(May 24, 2013) Ho Chi Minh City is expected to welcome 4.1 million foreign guests in 2013 to post a year-on-year increase of 8 percent. The city hopes to pocket over 81 trillion VND (40 billion USD) in revenues, or up 15 percent from last year’s figure.
(May 24, 2013) (TITC) – BISTA (Bicycle for rent & Information of station Tourist Asia) service has just been launched in Nha Trang in an effort of the city to call visitors to contribute to protecting the environment, reducing traffic accidents and promoting the image of a sea tourist city.
(May 24, 2013) Vietnamese and German children joined a cultural exchange programme held in Berlin on May 21. Present at the event were Deputy Chairman of the Germany-Vietnam Association Chu Thi Phuong Thu, representatives from the Vietnamese Embassy, Vietnamese residents and German friends.
(May 21, 2013) Spain has helped Vietnam develop its tourism in a sustainable manner and in line with set orientations, according to participants at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 21. This was clearly shown in a Spanish-funded project to enhance Vietnam ’s tourism competency in realising its tourism development strategy in the 2011-2020 period, with a vision to 2030, they said.
(May 21, 2013) As of April 2013, the total number of tourists to the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa reached 220,000. Of this, Russia led the market with nearly 40,000 tourists, a year-on-year rise of 60 percent.