Visitors were from European countries, China, Japan and South Korea. Tourists took part in tour “Tay an tet ta” ( Foreigners enjoy lunar new year in Vietnam) as well as flower festival in Tao Dan Park, visited Cho Lon where a large community of Chinese-Vietnamese people are living. Moreover, they had a chance to understand more about Vietnamese traditional Tet holiday. A large number of foreign travelers visited Mekong delta provinces to find out locals’ tradition and customs as well as participate in folk cultural activities.By THI HONG - Translated by ANH QUAN Tags: foreigners travelers lunar new year in Vietnam Department of Tourism HCMC … [Read more...] about Nearly 100,000 foreigners enjoy lunar new year in HCMC
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Saigontourist puts on Lunar New Year tour programsBy Anh Tien The tranquil ambience of Hoi An, the ancient town recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site - PHOTO: ANH TIEN HCMC - In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) early next month, Saigontourist Travel Service Company has launched more than 300 domestic and outbound tour programs. Aside from familiar Tet tours, the affiliate of Saigontourist Holding Company has some new tours on offer. Guests can choose tours to Tra Vinh and Vinh Long provinces in the Mekong Delta, Ho Dynasty Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province, Cape Sa Vi – the northeastern-most point of Vietnam, Cau Vang (Golden Bridge) in Danang City, or Phu Tho Province – the hometown of Hung Kings, the founders of the country. In Phu Tho Province, tourists will visit Nghia Linh Mountain, Ha-Trung-Thuong temples, Hung Kings’ tombs, and Ngoc water well, among others. Cape Sa Vi in Mong Cai City, Quang Ninh Province is a highlight of … [Read more...] about Saigontourist puts on Lunar New Year tour programs
Travel agencies said to date they have sold about 85 to 90 percent of set tours. Of these, tourists mostly have selected tours such as the one or two-day tours discovering lifestyle in the Mekong Delta provinces such as My Tho (Tien Giang Province), Sa Dec (Dong Thap Province), Can Tho City… costing from VND 1.5 to 2 million. With these tours, tourists can take sightseeing and tasting fruits, flower villages in the Mekong Delta region. The two or three day tours to Phu Quoc Island District with a price of VND 3.6million also are luring domestic and international visitors. The four or five day tours starting from HCMC to the north western & north eastern provinces including Moc Chau-Son La-Dien Bien-Lai Chau-Sapa-Lao Cai-Phu Tho are being registered by many young people. These tours cost around VND 7.97million to VND 9.2 million. THI HONG –Translated by Thanh Van Tags: Travel agencies are launching year-end tours as Christmas and the New Year 2019 are coming. … [Read more...] about Travel agencies launch Christmas & New Year 2019 tours
Which tourism products for HCMC?By Dao Loan The municipal authorities should also study the market from a large database to identify groups of tourists whose preference and travel behavior can be met by local tourism products - PHOTO: DAO LOAN HCMC needs new tourism products based on its inherent advantages to meet market demand. Two months ago, Hoang Thi Phong Thu, a businesswoman who provides services for Russian tourists, spent several days surveying orchid gardens in Cu Chi (HCMC) in search of new attractions. After many years bringing Russian tourists to HCMC, her tour programs have become familiar, forcing Thu to look for something new for her clients. However, the new destinations and services promoted by the city’s tourism authorities are not enough for this tour operator to include in her itineraries. Therefore, she has to find some on her own. “Russian tourists are not interested in the jewelry quarter or the oriental medicine quarter [two among the new … [Read more...] about Which tourism products for HCMC?
They are all set to head southern beaches and famous tourist spots along the central coast like Nha Trang, Da Nang and Hoi An Saturday. Chan Ly of Saigon said she managed to book two rooms overlooking the sea at a high-end resort in Phu Quoc, and prices were not much higher than normal. But not everyone has been as lucky. Joseph Sanggo, 40, a Filipino who lives in Long An in the Mekong Delta, told VnExpress International he had planned to go to Phu Quoc this weekend, but with all rooms and flights full he had to change his travel plans. Two high-end resorts, Chen Sea Resort & Spa and JW Marriott Phu Quoc, have announced they still have rooms left and cost VND2.5 million ($107) per night. “This year saw more late bookings compared to previous years, and the first day (September 1) of the long holiday is fully booked,” a hotel employee said. Phu Quoc, dubbed Vietnam’s Maldives, has idyllic beaches and a charming landscape elsewhere. But its … [Read more...] about Tour bookings surge on national holiday