Luxury Travel Ltd. has a high end halal holiday concept and has just launched www.vietnamhalalholidays.com. This is a unique online brand, offering truly great holiday experiences with an Islamic ethos. The company’s aim is to provide a holiday experience that is in harmony with Islam. The featured hotels and resorts do not serve alcohol in rooms upon request, and have segregated swimming pools, leisure areas and spa facilities for men and women. Further, on some chartered cruises on Halong Bay, all food on board is sea food. “VietnamHalalHolidays.com is a brand with a state-of-the-art information website, which provides you with full unbiased information and allows booking of your dream halal holidays, which are fully tailored to your individual needs,” said Pham Ha, founder and CEO of Luxury Travel Ltd. “The Muslim population within Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia shows immense potential. Demand from this segment is picking up and is expected to … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel launches a new website to promote halal tours and holidays to Indochina.
Vietnam’s first luxury tour operator has pinned high hope on expanding its British clientele following its successful show at the recent World Travel Market London 2012. Pham Ha, CEO and founder of Luxury Travel held high level meetings with representatives of a large number of companies and the leaders of the luxury tourism industry. “There are many tour operators and travel agents who are interested in our award winning luxury tour operations and who are looking for new luxury travel products in Vietnam thanks to new direct flights and huge demand from British travelers. Vietnam is getting more and more popular in the UK and Ireland markets and we have many new contracts and accounts. We are seeing particular demand for Myanmar and the biggest growth is expected for this country, which is becoming more popular in the UK due to political changes and new developments. Further, this year again, Luxury Travel is an official supporter of Responsible Tourism Day at … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel Vietnam has a successful show at WTM London 2012.
Hanoi-based Luxury Travel will join Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in October to promote luxury travel products in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia from October 8 to 13. According to Pham Ha, founder of Luxury Travel, Australia was a great market for the company and it had good products for Australian tastes and preferences. “We target the right clients with personalised products and services,” Ha said. He said that the company had increased the number of private small groups that it served, primarily with tailor-made holidays. “These groups are generally either from 25 to 35 years old or 40+, the latter group having more disposable income,” he said. Australian tourists, according to Han, picked Vietnam for their vacations for safety, affordable prices, authenticity and convenient direct flights. “With our marketing efforts and commitments, we will attract more Australian travellers who wish to experience Vietnam in style and luxury, … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel promotes tourism in Australia
Vietnam is the fastest-growing travel destination for Britons, according to a new travel index by the United Kingdom's Post Office released last week. According to the Post Office Travel Money's "Fastest Growing Currencies Summer 2012" report, the Vietnamese dong is the fastest-growing foreign currency in the UK, with summer sales soaring by 68 percent compared with last year, suggesting a boom in Vietnam holidays. The 'Fastest Growing Currencies' review by the Post Office, a retail postal service company that provides postal and banking services in the UK, measures demand for travel to global destinations by British holiday makers based on currency sales. "The boom in demand suggests that holidaymakers are becoming increasingly canny and watching exchange rates as well as seeking out keenly-priced packages before deciding on their destination," Andrew Brown, Post Office Head of Travel Money said in the review. The review attributed the increase to the introduction of direct … [Read more...] about Vietnam fastest-growing travel destination for Britons
VietNamNet Bridge – The name of Vietnam’s first Tourism Ambassador, “Ly Nha Ky”, is likely a Chinese name, so it is difficult to help market Vietnam’s tourism to the world, said Viet Circle Tourism Company’s director, Phan Dinh Hue. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 21, appointed actress Ly Nha Ky as its first tourism ambassador for one year, starting from September 2011. The actress started her new role by a press conference in Hanoi on September 28. The decision has stirred up a public outcry. Hue said that if Vietnam needs to have a beauty to welcome international visitors, Ly Nha Ky is a good choice, but she is not appropriate to be the country’s Tourism Ambassador. “Whether Ly Nha Ky has good knowledge of Vietnam’s tourism and the world tourism to do her job?” he wondered. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai, Fiditour’s representative, said that the tourism sector made a decision that is related to thousands … [Read more...] about Travel agents worried about Tourism Ambassador