2, 500 maritime visitors arrive in Quang Ninh The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) on January 25 welcomed 2, 500 foreign tourists and crew sailing aboard the cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked in Halong City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Special activities to mark National Tourism Year 2011 National Tourism Year 2011 which highlights the southern central coastal region will kick off in Phu Yen Province on April 1. The organising board said at a press on January 25 that an artistic programme to celebrate the 400th founding anniversary of Phu Yen Province will also take place.
A Spring Flower and Drinks Fair which has opened in Hanoi will see some last-minute politicking for the selection of Vietnam's national flower.
Saigontourist welcomes 2,500 maritime visitors
The Sai Gon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed 2,500 European tourists and crew sailing aboard the cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked at the Lotus Port in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22.
Travel firms offer Tet tours for tourists
As the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival is approaching, tourist companies are eagerly preparing to launch tours to serve not only local holidaymakers but also tens of thousands of foreign visitors.
Binh Thuan to host international yacht festival
An international yacht festival will take place in the central province of Binh Thuan, from January 15-18, 2011, Ngo Minh Chinh, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on December 20.
New record for international visitors to Viet Nam
In 2008, international visitors to Viet Nam reached a record of nearly 4.236 million arrivals; however, a new record of Viet Nam tourism has been set when the international visitors exceeded 4.6 million arrivals in 11 months in 2010.