Upgraded railway speeds up domestic travel

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Travelling by railway from Hanoi to the northwest province of Lao Cai now takes 40 less minutes than it used to, thanks to a project on upgrading the Yen Vien-Lao Cai railway, which had the first phase completed on April 25. … [Read more...]

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Helicopter tours launched in Da Nang

An helicopter EC - 130 T2

PANO - The Vietnam Helicopter Corporation launched a tour by helicopter EC - 130 T2 on April 24th in Da Nang city. … [Read more...]

Five holiday travel hotspots


(VOV) - Here are five of the top holiday destinations in the north of Vietnam to visit during the upcoming six-day Reunification Day holiday filled with historical artefacts. Hoa Lo Prison The prison, located on Hoa Lo street in the Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, spans an area of 12,000 square metres. … [Read more...]

Ba Na –Suoi Mo road opens to traffic in Da Nang

(VOV) - A key thoroughfare was inaugurated by the Danang People’s Committee on April 25 to combat increasing traffic congestion in the city and promote tourism along with the economic development of the region. The road leading from Hoang Van Thai street to the Ba Na-Suoi Mo tourist site will help alleviate congestion, facilitate trade, reduce road damage caused by heavy trucks driving through the city, and improve access to markets and basic social services. "It is one of the most … [Read more...]

Da Nang launches helicopter tours


Da Nang launches helicopter tours (Photo: thesaigontimes.vn) … [Read more...]

Ha Long bay to be promoted in the UK

The Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee has had document 72/TB-UBND directing the province’s participation in the discovering Vietnam program scheduled for September 2015, in the UK.

Accordingly, Quang Ninh asked the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to coordinate with the Ha Long bay management board to work with the Embassy of the UK to make video clips on Quang Ninh and Ha Long Bay and build 3D models on Quang Ninh’s tourism to introduce on the programme. The department worked closely with travel agencies, hotels, ships and tourism providers to build special tourism products and itineraries to offer on the programme. Furthermore, the department … [Read more...]

Eye of the storm: Vietnamese photographer sees beauty in nature’s violence


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Hong Kong Express Airways launches Da Nang -Hong Kong route


VGP - Low-cost carrier, Hong Kong Express has introduced a new air route linking Da Nang and Hong Kong (China). The new international service aiming at meeting growing demand for air travel between the two places will be operational with three flights a week and will be the only low-fare carrier serving. … [Read more...]

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Sapa prepares for long holiday rush

The district of Sapa in the northwest province of Lao Cai, one of the top tourism destinations in Vietnam, is expected to welcome about 50,000-70,000 visitors in the upcoming six-day vacation which starts from April 28. In order to support travellers, the locality is rushing to prepare for the influx of tourists. Accordingly, the municipal Youth Union has provided tour guide training courses for about 250 union members aiming to provide information and instructions to tourists. The … [Read more...]