Vietnam’s first luxury tour and travel operator has launched its website www.vietnamhalalholidays.com and a Vietnam guidebook for Muslim tourists visiting the country. Luxury Travel Vietnam has just launched the first luxury halal tour and holiday operator focusing on Muslim tourists from Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Turkey, and the Middle East visiting Vietnam in 2013, the company has said. "We have reserved special tours for Muslim travellers, halal food restaurants and mosque locations. We expect to host around 800 -1000 Indonesian Muslim travellers in 2013," said CEO and Founder Pham Ha of Luxury Travel Ltd. “The Muslim population in Indonesia shows immense potential. Demand from this segment is picking up and is expected to increase, thanks to direct flights between South-east Asian countries, including the latest flight to (Ho Chi Minh City) from Jakarta four times per week. Also, no visa is needed for most citizens travelling between ASEAN … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel Vietnam to seek growth from Halal Tourism
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Luxury Travel Ltd will also launch an out-of-the-box, customized and experiential travel adventure for Hanoi’s discerning travelers. This trip ventures into the mountainous and rural area of Northwest Vietnam and Luong Son in Hoa Binh province, which is 70 km from Hanoi and almost half way between Mai Chau Valley and Hanoi. The two day experiential trip to Moon Garden Home-stay and Duong Lam Ancient Village allows travelers to interact with local people and culture, learn new ways of life and local rituals, taste a perfect balancing of old and new, try delicious cuisine, and take an excursion to surrounding areas of their home far away from home. The tour price starts from US$299 per person for 2 persons (6.000.000 VND pp). The price includes private pick up and drop off services, all private transportation, accommodations, all meals, entrance fees, bikes, spa treatment, and the services of an English or French-speaking guide. This offer is valid until 30 December 2013. … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel has launched two day experiential trip to Moon Garden Home-stay and Duong Lam Ancient Village.
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’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.
Luxury Travel attracts high-end tourists to Vietnam The Vietnamese tourism industry is changing. The number of high end travelers is on the rise, while the number of backpackers is decreasing. Vietnam increasingly is being recognized as a destination for high-end global tourists.According to VNAT statistics, most foreign luxury travelers come from Western European countries. In 2007, Vietnam welcomed 170,000 French tourists.A high numbers of travelers have also come from the UK (100,000) and Germany (100,000). Russian visitors increased sharply, 50%, in 2007.The number of Japanese and South Koreans also rose healthily in 2007 with 430,000 and 470,000, respectively.ASEAN has also been a major market for Vietnam's tourism sector with travelers from Thailand up 38% in 2007 and Malaysia 50%. Among the 15 leading markets, nine grew by over 20% over the last year.Ha Pham, founder and CEO of the Luxury Travel Company, Vietnam's first luxury tour operator, believes the time is ripe for … [Read more...] about Luxury Travel attracts high-end tourists to Vietnam