HCM City proposes visa exemption extension

HCM City proposes visa exemption extension

NDO/VNA – The HCM City Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on further extension of visa exemption for tourists coming from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. (8 hours ago)

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NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Tourism held a ceremony at the September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on April 14 to honour the top 100 tourism brands of Ho Chi Minh City in 2017. 

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NDO – The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has announced its plan to operate an increased number of trains, with an additional 30,000 tickets in service of passengers during the upcoming April 30 and May 1 holidays.  

Vietjet among Top 10 Vietnam Excellent Brands in 2017

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NDO – Budget carrier Vietjet Air was honoured as among the top ten strong brands with prestigious development in 2017 at the Golden Dragon Awards & Vietnamese Excellent Brands Festival 2017 – 2018, organised by the Vietnam Economic Times in Hanoi on April 14. 

Co Tu ethnic cultural festival opens in Da Nang

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NDO – A festival featuring the traditional culture of the Co Tu ethnic community in the central city of Da Nang and the central province of Quang Nam, kicked off at Gian Bi village, Hoa Bac commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city on April 13. 

Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival offers promotional tours for summer

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NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2018 kicked off on April 12 at the September 23 Park, offering visitors more than 60,000 promotional domestic and international tour packages for the summer.  

Vietnam’s Cao Bang Park declared UNESCO Global Geopark

  Apr 12, 2018
NDO/MOFA – Vietnam’s Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been recently declared a new member of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks, making it the second Vietnamese geopark to be awarded the title, following the recognition of Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province in December 2010.  

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Vietnam Airlines to add 300 flights during upcoming holidays

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Vietnamese airlines, rail firms offer extra services for upcoming holidays

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Vietjet offers 46,000 extra seats for upcoming holiday

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