The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched its marketing campaigns to Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Russia, while at the same time boosting the growth of the domestic tourism market, the Vietnam Economic News reported. Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh said that to lure more foreign tourists, the tourism sector needs to boost tourism promotion to welcome fam-trip and press-trip delegations from major markets such as the RoK, Japan, Russia and Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. Minister Hoang Tuan Anh also said special road-shows must be organised to design specific tourism products to the Japanese and RoK markets. On July 16, VietJet Air inaugurated a flight route from Da Nang to Incheon, RoK. On the same day, Vietnam Airlines officially inaugurated a new international flight route to Tokyo, Japan (Da Nang-Narita). This is Vietnam Airlines’ first flight route between Da Nang and Tokyo and the third international … [Read more...] about Bản in : Tourism industry offers various products to lure visitors
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Travel firms believe that in the current big difficulties, when people tend to fasten their belt, Vietnam should have to slash the airfare to attract more travellers. However, Vietnamese air carriers are doing the opposite thing. The ceiling airfare for the HCM City-Hanoi route once was raised to 5 million dong (return ticket) in May 2011, and then to 6 million dong. Meanwhile, the figure may raise to 8 million dong, if the proposal by airlines to lift the airfare is approved by the Ministry of Finance. The information about the ceiling airfare increase has caused big worries to travel firms which complain that this would kill the tourism industry, because it makes the industry less competitive. No need to raise prices in difficult period Nguyen Phuong Nam, Director of the Phuc Tien Booking Agent in HCM City, said that the ceiling airfare increase would put big difficulties for travel firms. “In the past, we sold tickets mostly to the companies which booked tickets for their … [Read more...] about Ceiling airfare increase killing tourism industry DTiNews
Viet Nam News Iran celebrates National Day First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my congratulations to the great and noble nation of Việt Nam and its respectable Government on the occasion of Tết - the Vietnamese Lunar New Year - and wish a year full of happiness and success. Iran, with its very wonderful civilization as well as its brilliant and old history, is one of the first places in which mankind established collective life and built brilliant cities and monuments. Geographical location plays an important role in destiny of a country and its people. The importance of a geographical location in terms of geopolitics (regional) and in terms of geostrategy (universal) can be very effective in the political and economic destiny of a country. As a vast country in south west Asia with a population of approximately 80 million and an area of 1,648,195 square meters, Iran ranks seventeenth in the world in terms of area. Iran, located in the center of … [Read more...] about Message of the Ambassador of Iran on occasion of National Day – Life & Style – Vietnam News Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports
VietNamNet Bridge – Building marine tourism brand or selecting culinary art as the core values of the Vietnamese tourism is still a matter of controversy. At a recent seminar on building the strategy on brand development for Vietnam's tourism to 2025, with the vision to 2030, many experts contributed ideas to improve the competitiveness of Vietnam's tourism in the integration period. Tourism brands According to Le Tuan Anh, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation Department, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, an important factor to influence the attraction of tourists is not the symbol or slogan but the value of tourism brand. Many countries around the world have made great progress in the number of tourists thanks to success in branding construction. For instance, the UK with the brand "Great Britain" built in 2012, which helped this country reach a new record of foreign tourists, with 34.4 million in 2014. Adjacent to Vietnam, Thailand is also a good … [Read more...] about Will cuisine or marine tourism be the core of Vietnam tourism?
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism hosted a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28 on furthering tourism development in Vietnam, which according to most of the delegates was lagging far behind despite it being one of the most important economic sectors. … [Read more...] about Tourism industry in Vietnam lagging behind