Demand for tourism during Tet surges As well as the summer months, the end of winter and early spring is considered the peak season for tourism in Vietnam due to two major holidays falling during this period-the New Year holiday and Tet. With living standards and disposable incomes rising, the choice of tourist destinations to enjoy Tet holiday with friends and relatives is changing. In response to the demand, from the beginning of September many travel companies, airlines and travel agents launch promotion programmes, special offers and discounts for domestic and international tours to serve the market during the New Year and Tet holiday. This year’s holiday is relatively long, with four days for New Year and nine for the Lunar New Year, so the demand for tourism is high. Preferential policies will play an important role in stimulating demand for early-bird bookings, while at the same time helping travel companies to close a number of bookings early, accurately capturing the … [Read more...] about Tourism market in full swing for Tet holiday 2019
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Vung Tau City is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Vietnam. Each year, Vung Tau City attracts millions of tourists because of its natural beauty. If you are planning a summer holiday, you must add Vung Tau City in your considered list. This article will provide you with all the essential information you need to design a trip to Vung Tau City. Let’s get started. I. OVERVIEW ABOUT VUNG TAU CITY, VIETNAM Vung Tau is a coastal city in the southeastern region of Vietnam. This is the largest city of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province which is just about 120 kilometers from the lifeline of South Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City. In the 14th and 15th century, a lot of European trading ships visited this city which inspired the name Vung Tau, meaning “anchorage”. Today, Vung Tau is well-known as a tourist spot in Vietnam with millions of domestic and international visitors arriving in this city each year. Also, Vung Tau is an important economic center of Vietnam … [Read more...] about VUNG TAU CITY VIETNAM – ESSENTIAL TRAVEL GUIDE
What do we celebrate in Vietnamese National Day? This 2nd of September marks Vietnamese National day. Vietnam celebrates its 72nd Independence Day and the Vietnamese declaration of Independence from France. At the end of the World War II, and following the ‘August Revolution’ (August 14th Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh moved to take control of Vietnam, declaring independence and forming a national government), Ho Chi Minh proclaimed this day the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (in North Vietnam). Thousands of people gathered at Ba Dinh Square, in Hanoi, and listened to the Declaration of Independence read by him. Since this 2nd of September, people have always been celebrating Vietnamese National Day as a meaningful occasion. If the holiday falls on a weekend day, the following Monday can be observed as a public holiday as well. There is a wide range of activities that can be found during the Vietnamese National Day: fireworks are shot in … [Read more...] about What to do if you are in Vietnam for Vietnamese National Day?
On May 30, Edelweiss, Switzerland's leading leisure airline, announced it will open a direct air route between HCM City and Zurich this November, serving two flights per week as part of the carrier’s plan to expand its flight network in Asia. Switzerland’s largest airline opens new route to Vietnam This is the first direct air route between Vietnam and Switzerland, aiming to reduce travel times, stimulate tourism demands, and trade between the two countries. Some travel agents are preparing to launch online ticketing services to help passengers to purchase tickets easily. Edelweiss CEO, Bernd Bauer, said that Vietnam has become popular among Swiss people thanks to the attractive destinations on offer. The airline expects to serve 10,500 passengers traveling from Switzerland to HCM City each year, earning a revenue of US$32 million per year. The new air route helps to bring tourists from Switzerland and Europe closer to Vietnam and provides a wide range of options … [Read more...] about Switzerland’s largest airline opens new route to Vietnam
On May 30, Hanoi will welcome the Hanoi City Tour Hop on-Hop off with double-decker buses after two successful launches of similar means of tourism in Ho Chi Minh City in 2016 and Danang in July 2017. Hanoi City Tour Hop on-Hop off's double-decker buses have a seating capacity of 80 people The tourist buses are developed by Hanoi Transport Corporation (Transeco) and Anh Viet Hop on-Hop off Vietnam Co., Ltd. “Hanoi City Tour Hop on-Hop off is a flexible and convenient means of travel, offering a combination of travelling and sightseeing Hanoi’s attractions by double-decker buses,” said Transeco’s representative. An expert in the travel business said that with the flexible Hop on-Hop off city tours, arrivals could get in and get off at any stops and do not need to follow a pre-set route by a travel agency. The buses will arrive to the stops in every 30 minutes, which will make it easy to travel to new destinations. The representative added that route 01 … [Read more...] about Hanoi to welcome Hop on Hop off double decker tours