With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.A multi-slice scanner in use at HCM City’s Cho Ray Hospital.In the past decade, there has been a global...
VietNamNet Bridge – JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, the first 5-star ++ resort on Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc, has been named Asia’s Leading New Resort by the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia.JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay's representative receive the award.JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay overtook famous competitors in Asia and Australasia such...
A chef cooks for gastronomers and visitors at the East Sea Park in Đà Nẵng. — VNS Photo Công Thành Sapa Luxury Travel ĐÀ NẴNG — Food courts, an arts space and nightly musical performances are on display at Âu Cơ Park on Mỹ Khê Beach from 4pm till 10.30pm during the Summer Destination Week at the central city’s...
Visa waiver is an effective tool to promote tourism among economies, said Yasuto Kawarabayashi, Deputy Director General of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), on June 19.Visitors to the Suoi Mooc tourism site in Quang Binh provinceJapan has eased visa requirements for many countries, Kawarabayashi told a Vietnam News Agency reporter on the sidelines of the APEC High Level...
VietNamNet Bridge – An unusual feature of Vietnamese cuisine is the ownership that people – chefs, restaurant owners, gourmets or just the “common man” – display for a dish, and the stories that they are prepared to share.Can’t have enough: You can eat a lot of pho cuon (rolled pho) and then eat some more. — Photo: Doan Tung/VNSThese...
National Geographic has listed Topas Ecolodge No 1 in its list of 21 places to stay if you care about the planet."Sustainable, spectacular and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the planet’s wildest places," National Geographic commented. High on a hilltop outside Sa Pa in north Viet Nam, Topas Ecolodge is an amazing mountain...
The 2017 Summer Sea Festival, themed “Quy Nhon - Binh Dinh - Back to Memorial Sea City”, has kicked off in Quy Nhon city in the south-central province of Binh Dinh and will run until September 2.The festival features many cultural and sporting events, such as a futsal tournament for children, martial arts contests, the 2017 Binh Dinh Golden...
Many tour operators are now fretful over the Tourism Law just passed by the National Assembly, since thousands of them may be forced to attend school again to meet higher requirements.International tourists are seen in HCMC. New rules to force travel services managers to have formal degrees and qualifications are feared to make life harder for enterprisesThe law specifies...
A portion of visa fees, tourist site entrance fees, and other costs incurred by foreign tourists will go towards a tourism development fund from the beginning of 2018, according to the amended Law on Tourism.The law was passed on June 19 with 89.21 per cent of votes in favor. The fund had attracted many opinions, to ensure it would...
Medical tourism services in HCMC have yet to fully match potential despite an increasingly huge number of foreign tourists to the city for medical and examination treatment, heard a seminar on the development of the city’s medical tourism last Friday.Representatives of HCMC’s tourism and health departments exchange signed documents of a cooperation agreement on medical tourism services development on...




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