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6 month and 1 year Vietnam Visa (for non-US nationalities)

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

A couple of years ago it was impossible for first time travelers to apply for 6 month or 1 year Vietnam visa. The maximum visa duration available was 3 months, and those who wished to stay longer had to go through a strenuous visa extension procedure that required various proof of staying purpose: invest certification, […]

Mid Term Review of the HITT programme

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The mid-term review of the project was conducted in November 2012 to assess the progress made by the project towards the socio-economic empowerment of informal workers in the tourism sector in the seven countries, as well as to examine the […]

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam


Travel.gc.ca

Country Travel Advice and Advisories from the Government of Canada

Will the Thai government end the violence in southern regions?

by Effy @

Violent incidents from southern insurgents were down in 2017. Does this mean the Thai government is closer to bringing peace to the south?

HITT Mali Guides Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

This training is based on practical cases, real dialogues and games sessions allowing learners, who are professionals in the tourism sector, to acquire/improve a tourism-related vocabulary in a limited amount of time.

Vietnam battles erosion of beaches – and of tourism

Vietnam battles erosion of beaches – and of tourism


The Christian Science Monitor

Walking along Cua Dai is like visiting a beach-restoration technology exhibition, with efforts ranging from stone seawalls to fiber-and-sand wave breakers.

Master TDM Symposium on Urban Tourism, Urban Competitiveness, and City Marketing

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

For the first time, the Master Tourism Destination Management hosted the Symposium on Urban Tourism, Urban Competitiveness, and City Marketing. In three interactive presentations our guest speakers talked about the special position of tourism in the development and management of cities, before participants were invited for lively discussions. Here we summarized some impressions and learnings […]

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Nhân danh Nhân dân: Ma thuật và Bí ẩn của Quản trị Y tế ở Thái Lan

by Site Manager @ Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

Tháng 9 năm 2014, Tướng Prayuth, người đứng đầu cuộc đảo chính quân sự, thông báo trong một cuộc họp chính phủ cấp cao rằng ông là nạn nhân của một cuộc tấn công ma [...]

10 Cool Travel Spots to Visit in 2018

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Are you looking for cool travel spots to visit? How about somewhere different than the ultra-popular Paris, London, New York City, or even Iceland? Sure, those are all amazing, but if you are looking for a place that is a little more unique, we have some ideas for you. This is not an “off-the-beaten-path” list nor is it a “best ...

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HITT Inception Analysis GHANA

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Ghana. HITT Inception Analysis Ghana

Field Research in Bali – Student Insights

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

This year, our Master TDM students visited Melbourne, Australia; South Coast, Sri Lanka; and Bali, Indonesia as part of the second phase of their Master programme. Here you can read the blogs of a selection of students about their field research experience from their third destination: Bali. Enjoy the read! After leaving Sri Lanka and before commencing the last chapter of Phase […]

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Student experiences: conducting field research in Barcelona

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

“Estupido turista!”: A “stupid tourist” Here you can read about the student experiences of one of the Master TDM students, Simone Moretti and his field research for his master thesis in Barcelona. Enjoy the read! Before leaving for Barcelona to conduct research for my Master thesis, I was expecting that investigating the social impact of tourism […]

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5 LESSER-KNOWN LOCATIONS FOR SHOOTING FILMS IN VIETNAM

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Vietnam Visa for South Korean citizens

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

As a South Korean passport holder, you are allowed to enter and stay in Vietnam without a visa for up to 15 days. In case South Korean nationals wish to stay longer than 15 days, Vietnam visa is of crucial. There are 3 ways to get Vietnam visa for South Korean passport holders Option 1: […]

We Offer the Best Guides for Every Tour

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our military or veteran tours are very unique and are second to none because we have the best guides in the business. We’re very proud to be able to offer this type of tour of Vietnam. More Fun Travel is

Une charte de compétences de serveur disponible au Bénin

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du programme HITT au Bénin, des besoins de formation dans les métiers liés au secteur du tourisme, spécifiquement la Cuisine et le Service, ont été dentifiés par la SNV-Bénin, avec la contribution […]

TDM Introduction Week 2017-18 – Feeling Home and Away

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

Phase 1 of the Master of Arts in Tourism Destination Management has started. Throughout five months, our international group of students will be participating in lectures and workshops at the NHTV University in Breda learning about tourism theories and research techniques. They will further engage in interactive group projects and meet stakeholders at various destinations […]

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Tourism as a Development Strategy

Tourism as a Development Strategy


Geography@NumptyNerd

Because tourism is a growth industry many countries see the promotion of tourism as a development strategy. The development of tourism not only creates growth in the tertiary sector, but it can also...

Student Insights – Meeting Stakeholders in Rotterdam

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

In October, our TDM students went on a two day field trip to Rotterdam. They visited companies and organizations that concern with tourism and city marketing. The trip helped students to understand how different stakeholders work together, creating an envrionment that attracts business and investment to Rotterdam and promoting the city as a tourism destination. It […]

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The Best Time to Visit Zinder, Niger for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Zinder for ideal weather are December 3rd to January 28th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Zinder Temperature Average temperatures in Zinder vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of […]

HITT Inception Analysis Cambodia

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Cambodia. HITT_Inception_Analysis_Cambodia

Exiled Maldivian former president accuses China of land grab

by @ www.asianews.it

Mohamed Nasheed lives in exile in London. Beijing leased at least 16 atolls to build ports and infrastructure for its New Silk Road. The opposition leader also warns that Muslim extremists are a threat to the country.

5 Days in London: The Ultimate London Itinerary

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

There’s just something about London. With its iconic skyline, trendy neighborhoods, world-class museums, and long list of popular attractions, London is a city that every traveler should visit. We put together this 5-day London itinerary to help you have the best experience here. About this London Itinerary In general, I grouped sites together based on their location in order to ...

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Basic Vietnamese Phrases

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Basic Vietnamese phrases, with pronunciation, for activities, food, transportation and the days of the week. Pleasantries English Pronunciation Vietnamese Yes yaa vâng No khong không Maybe cawtey có thể You’re Welcome kohng sao doh không sao đâu No Thank You

Afrin, Ankara launches the campaign to 'eliminate' the Syrian Kurds

by @ www.asianews.it

The bombings until the late yesterday evening: the heaviest since Erdogan raised the alert level . A senior Turkish official went to Moscow to get approval to launch an area campaign. Damascus warns: we could take down your planes. 

HITT Inception Analysis NEPAL

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Nepal. HITT_Inception_Analysis_NEPAL_(English)

HITT Inception Analysis Benin

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis, Benin. HITT Inception Analysis BENIN.

HITT Benin Cooks for Small-Run Restaurants Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The training materials developed for the 4 training models in Benin include a trainer manual, a trainer guide and a learner manual. The document structure type is always the same, ie manuals learners are all structured in the same way […]

Hiking Mosaic Canyon in Death Valley

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Mosaic Canyon is a fun hike to do in Death Valley. There is just enough rock scrambling and navigating through obstacles to keep things interesting. Mosaic Canyon narrows and widens several times throughout the hike so the views are always changing. This tends to be one of the more popular hikes in Death Valley, so be prepared to share the ...

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The Vatican asks legitimate bishops to step aside in favour of illegitimate ones

by @ www.asianews.it

Last December, Mgr Peter Zhuang Jianjian of Shantou (Guangdong) was forced to go to Beijing where "a foreign prelate" from the Vatican asked him to leave his see to illicit bishop Joseph Huang Bingzhang. He had received the same request last October. Mgr Joseph Guo Xijin, ordinary bishop of Mindong, is expected to become the auxiliary or coadjutor of illicit Bishop Vincent Zhan Silu. ...

The affects of climate change to Vietnam tourism - NHTV - Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

The affects of climate change to Vietnam tourism - NHTV - Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management


NHTV - Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

20 Oct 2009, Nina Nguyen on Climate change and destination tourism development Climate change is known as global warming, ice melt, violent storms, drought, floods, extinction of species, etc, Vietnam potentially is one of the countries where climate change could have the most dramatic impact. Climate change in Vietnam would threat 2,000 miles of coastline …

Flying While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

Flying While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

The birth of a baby last week on an Air France flight — and in first class, no less! — reminds us that it may be a rare event, but it does happen: every year, a handful of babies are born mid-air. And even those who aren’t born at the front of the plane can …

Thank you for your kind words!

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

More Fun Travel and our professional team of tour guides enjoy meeting people, from all over the world, traveling to Vietnam. They bring joy to our hearts and we look forward to meeting them again on another adventure tour with

AVIS DE CONSULTATION

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Programme High Impact Tourism Traning (HITT) – Programme de Formation professionnelle dans le secteur du Tourisme. N°  582/SNV-Bénin/HITT du 06/12/12 Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Programme High Impact Tourism Training (HITT), programme de formation professionnel dans […]

How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam

How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam


South China Morning Post

The country is expecting 17 million tourists this year and it is not only the usual suspects like Nha Trang and Da Nang that stand to benefit

Two Fun, Short Hikes to do at Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Just 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas is Red Rock Canyon, an outdoor playground for hikers, families, and outdoor adventurers. Go mountain biking, rock climbing, explore the hiking trails, and enjoy the view on the scenic drive through the park. If you want to escape the bright, neon lights and all-you-can-eat food buffets for a little outdoor adventure, Red Rock ...

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Should I Travel to Vietnam During Tet? | Earth Trekkers

Should I Travel to Vietnam During Tet? | Earth Trekkers


Earth Trekkers

Should I travel to Vietnam during Tet? Our family spent one month in Vietnam during Tet, spending New Year's Eve in Hanoi for Tet.

Sharp decrease in stamping fees for Vietnam visa on arrival since 23rd November

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

After the 15 days visa-free proposal by Vietnam Tourism Association in July for five European countries (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK), a new circular 157/2015/TT-BTC has been recently issued setting up the regime of collection, remittance and use management of fee for issuance of passports, visas and papers sheet on entry, exit, transit […]

The Best Time to Visit Umm Durman, Sudan for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Umm Durman for ideal weather are November 26th to January 28th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Umm Durman Temperature Average temperatures in Umm Durman vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot […]

HOW CAN VIETNAM BENEFIT FROM FILM-INDUCED TOURISM?

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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5 Things to Do in Zion National Park That Don’t Involve Hiking

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

When it comes to national parks in the United States, the secret has long been out about Zion National Park. It's one of the...

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Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

Training material for Homestay/Lodge operators

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The Homestay & small lodge operator curriculum and training material are one of the several skills building products developed by the EC funded High Impact Tourism Training for Jobs & Income programme (HITT) to support informal workers and potential workers […]

The Best Time to Visit Nguru, Nigeria for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Nguru for ideal weather are November 19th to February 11th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Nguru Temperature Average temperatures in Nguru vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of […]

Come and go Vietnam

Come and go Vietnam


Come and go Vietnam

Beginning in early 2009, Come and Go has had a clear vision of providing private upscale travel experiences through Vietnam and S.E. Asia.

The development post speaks about Hitt

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

To read this article about Tourism and training, please click on : http://digital.edition-on.net/links/7223_autumn2013.asp, pp 14-15.

Atas Nama Rakyat: Sihir dan Kekuatan misteri dalam Tata kelola Kesehatan di Thailand

by Site Manager @ Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

Pada September 2014, Jenderal Prayuth, pemimpin kudeta militer baru-baru ini, mengumumkan pada sebuah pertemuan pemerintah tingkat tinggi bahwa dia telah menjadi korban serangan sihir oleh kekuatan yang menentang pemerintahan militer. Sebuah surat kabar lokal mengabarkan [...]

Oxfam: 82 per cent of new wealth went to 1 per cent of the world population

by @ www.asianews.it

In 2017, the number of billionaires rose one every two days. Their wealth jumped by US$ 762 billion. In Indonesia, the 27 richest men own more than 100 million people. China saw a slight reduction in income disparity, but wealth disparity is up.

The Best Time to Visit Kirkuk, Iraq for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Kirkuk for ideal weather are March 5th to May 6th or October 22nd to December 9th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Kirkuk Temperature Average temperatures in Kirkuk vary drastically. Considering humidity, […]

Made in Nepal… Comming Soon!

by Beau @ World Effect Blog

We’re really excited to introduce our newest collection of certified Fair Trade products from Nepal.  We have been working with an AMAZING fair trade organization out of Nepal.  Hand-loomed fabrics, sewn in their own ashram helping women from across the …

The facade of Malaysian democracy

by Effy @

A biased election coalition allows the incumbent party to carve up election constituencies as it pleases. This has led to a breakdown in Malaysian democracy.

Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

Dulichable Tourism & Hospitality Marketing Magazine

Dulichable Tourism & Hospitality Marketing Magazine


Dulichable

Dulichable is Vietnam's tourism and hospitality marketing magazine. Written by marketing, tourism and hospitality experts for tourism and hospitality pros.

HITT Vietnam Tourist Drivers Training Materials : English Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

A PowerPoint-based training course delivered to tourist drivers over a 3-day period to improve their skills in engaging with tourist passengers, planning suitable routes and improving technical driving and road safety skills.  The training was delivered for 3 days in […]

Pope in Peru: Jesus is the antidote to the globalization of indifference

by @ www.asianews.it

Francis celebrated his last Mass in Peru before returning to Rome before 1.3 million people. In his address, he urged them not to flee, but to resist the temptation to hide from "daily situations of pain and injustice". He also noted that “Jesus invites his disciples to experience in the present a taste of eternity: the love of God and neighbour. He does this the only way he can, God’s way, by awakening tenderness and love of mercy.”

A Trip Back in Time to Vietnam – Part 2

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Day 3 – April 18 While at breakfast at the hotel, 8 Mig 21’s took off from Da Nang and flew right by our hotel. Those guys must get up real early. Pickup by our guide was at 0815. We

A Colonial University for South-East Asia? The Indochinese University in Hanoi (1906-1945)

by Site Manager @ Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

In 2006, Hanoi University celebrated its 100th birthday. In his celebratory speech, the University Rector, Prof. Dao Trong Thi, emphasized the importance of the institution’s history. Referring to its colonial birth, he highlighted almost a [...]

The Best Time to Visit Yazd, Iran for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Yazd for ideal weather are March 5th to May 13th or September 24th to November 11th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Yazd Temperature Average temperatures in Yazd vary drastically. Considering humidity, […]

Vietnam Visa for Portuguese passport holders

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

Commonly, there are two options to apply for Vietnam Visa: apply directly at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate or apply for Vietnam visa approval letter by Department of Immigration via a travel agent. Unfortunately, there are no Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Portugal right now, despite several travel agencies and non-official sites falsely claiming otherwise. Portugal is not among the […]

Community-based Tourism Development/Training in Northern Viet Nam

Community-based Tourism Development/Training in Northern Viet Nam


Changemakers

We wish to empower vulnerable communities through sustainable and responsible tourism development. We believe responsible tourism can be a tool for change that:• Empowers people with little formal

How to Plan a Travel-Themed Wedding That Doesn’t Suck

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

I'm not exaggerating at all when I tell you that when I got engaged at the end of 2016, I literally had no clue...

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Births, workforce and aging: The demographics scare Beijing

by @ www.asianews.it

The number of newborns fell to 17.23 million in 2017, from 17.86 million in 2016. The workforce has shrunk by over 5 million units. The social security system is at risk. Tangible signs of the damage of the harsh population control measures adopted by the government in the last forty years.

The Best Time to Visit Najran, Saudi Arabia for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Najran for ideal weather are October 22nd to March 18th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Najran Temperature Average temperatures in Najran vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half […]

Traveling in Vietnam as an American

Traveling in Vietnam as an American


A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a...

Fun Facts about Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs are

HITT Benin Casual Waiters Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The training materials developed for the 4 training models in Benin include a trainer manual, a trainer guide and a learner manual. The document structure type is always the same, ie manuals learners are all structured in the same way […]

HITT Vietnam Home-Stay Operators Training Materials : English Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

This is a flipfile-based training course delivered to homestay operators over an 8-day period.  It includes a range of general skills such as hygiene and safety, some business skills (marketing and money management) and operational skills such as housekeeping, and […]

HITT Ghana Street Food Vendors Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The training materials developed for food street vendors for On-site-training model’ in Ghana include a trainer guide and flip files. The training targeted Street Food Vendors who are mostly illiterate. The training was composed of 7 modules covering the following […]

Enter to Win Flights to Miami on BLADEone This Weekend

Enter to Win Flights to Miami on BLADEone This Weekend

by Nick Ellis @ The Points Guy

BLADE is already well known as the largest coordinator of short-distance aviation in the Northeast. What’s less known, but equally exclusive, is its seasonal jet service to Miami through its BLADEone service, which has entered its third season of operation. For the third season, BLADEone is offering an expanded schedule with double the flights compared to …

HITT Vietnam Tourist Drivers Training Materials : Vietnamese Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

A PowerPoint-based training course delivered to tourist drivers over a 3-day period to improve their skills in engaging with tourist passengers, planning suitable routes and improving technical driving and road safety skills.  The training was delivered for 3 days in […]

HITT Benin Food and Beverage Servers Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The training materials developed for the 4 training models in Benin include a trainer manual, a trainer guide and a learner manual. The document structure type is always the same, ie manuals learners are all structured in the same way […]

HITT Vietnam Local Guides Training Materials : Vietnamese Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

A PowerPoint-based training course delivered to local guides over a 7-day period.  The modules include the technical skills of guiding, and also information on the local area so that guides can provide accurate and interesting information to their clients The […]

The Best Time to Visit Khartoum, Sudan for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Khartoum for ideal weather are November 26th to January 28th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Khartoum Temperature Average temperatures in Khartoum vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of […]

Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

Student Insights: Field Research at Sri Lanka

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

This year, our Master TDM students visited Melbourne, Australia; South Coast, Sri Lanka; and Bali, Indonesia as part of the second phase of their Master programme. Here you can read the blogs of some of our Master TDM students about their field research and reflections from the second destination: Sri Lanka.  Enjoy the read! Sri Lanka was […]

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Photos of Hanoi

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We’re able to

With faith and hope in the Chinese New Year, God will lead us, says the bishop of Kota Kinabalu

by @ www.asianews.it

Jesus “will never abandon us,” writes Mgr John Wong in his Chinese New Year message: 16 February, start of the Year of the Dog according to the lunar calendar.

HITT Vietnam Food and Beverage Servers Training Materials : English Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

This is a full-time vocational training course delivered in an institutional environment.  The programme includes weekly releases into industry where students have to complete worksheets to link classroom learning to the real world of work. The training was delivered for […]

Son Doong Cave: Tourism and conservation coexist in one of Vietnam’s largest national parks

Son Doong Cave: Tourism and conservation coexist in one of Vietnam’s largest national parks


Mongabay Environmental News

PHONG NHA, Vietnam - Deep in the forests of central Vietnam, home to rare flora and fauna and the world’s most spectacular system of caves, tourism is benefiting the local environment.…

Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

Theme Tours or Focus Specific Tours

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our theme tours are created with a different level of interest for each group. From simple arts and crafts style activities to more in depth, meaningful relationships. It’s possible for you to meet local residents and help improve their lifestyle

Mai Anh Dao – the spring’s flower symbol of Da Lat city

by Obs @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

Mai Anh Dao is Vietnamese name of a one-of-a-kind flower in Da Lat which blooms in the first months of the year to welcome spring. It has been a proud symbol of local people. Mai Anh Dao has Latin name of Prunus Cesacoides – a special cherry blossom tree. Its trunk is like peach, but […]

The HITT programme completed and successfully evaluated!

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The High Impact Tourism Training for Jobs and Income (HITT) programme was implemented in seven developing countries (Benin, Ghana, Mali, Mozambique in Africa and Cambodia, Nepal, Vietnam in Asia) and aimed to provide practical market driven training opportunities to informal […]

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

Vietnam visa for Lithuanian passport holders

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

Commonly, Vietnam visa can be applied either at a Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in your country, or at Vietnam Department of Immigration via a travel company or a visa agent. However, there isn’t a Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Lithuania. The closest available Vietnam Embassy is in Poland. So for Lithuanians looking forward to visiting Vietnam, Vietnam visa is […]

Ecotourism in Vietnam: Potential and Reality

Ecotourism in Vietnam: Potential and Reality


Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

  

Choosing Effective Photos for Your Website (with Examples)

by joshzukas @ Dulichable

Choosing the right photos is vital when it comes to marketing your travel products. It’s also one of the hardest things to get right. In this article, Erika Braeger talks to the experts, breaks things down, and presents some case studies to make things easier. Stunning landscapes and gleeful families on the beach have held […]

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Will tourism transform the way Australians remember the Vietnam War?

Will tourism transform the way Australians remember the Vietnam War?


The Conversation

Might the rise of heritage tourism and the increasing ease of international travel lead to more of Australia’s military experiences overseas being better understood?

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

Don't look for nightlife in Saudi Arabia: alcohol, dancing, movies and mingling with the opposite sex are all prohibited.

Student experiences: stakeholder meetings in Rotterdam

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

The tourism industry is characterized by a high degree of complexity – partly due to its international character and especially due to the variety and diversity of stakeholders involved in the planning and implementation process of developments in destinations. The Master program in Tourism Destination Management at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, has designed […]

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HITT Vietnam Home-Stay Operators : Vietnamese Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

This is a flipfile-based training course delivered to homestay operators over an 8-day period.  It includes a range of general skills such as hygiene and safety, some business skills (marketing and money management) and operational skills such as housekeeping, and […]

HITT Benin Assistant Cooks Training Materials

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

The training materials developed for the 4 training models in Benin include a trainer manual, a trainer guide and a learner manual. The document structure type is always the same, ie manuals learners are all structured in the same way […]

Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions

Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions


the Guardian

New resorts, cable cars and casinos threaten unspoiled landscapes as tourism sector struggles to balance modernisation and development with conservation

Faster and easier e-visa to Vietnam by 2017

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

In a recent tourism development conference on August 9th in Hoi An, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated that Vietnam is to issue printable e-visa as soon as January 2017. Prime Minister Phuc has also allocated US$8.8 million to expedite above e-visa project to launch on Jan 1st 2017. Travelers will receive their new […]

Student Insights: Reflections from Melbourne

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

This year, our Master TDM students are visiting Melbourne, Australia; South Coast, Sri Lanka; and Bali, Indonesia as part of the second phase of their Master programme. Here you can read the reflections of a group’s field research at  the first destination: Melbourne.  Enjoy the read! Every year our Master TDM students spend 3 months to […]

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The culmination of the Orthodox Christmas: bathing in freezing waters

by @ www.asianews.it

Throughout the Christian East, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, celebrated on January 19, is even more important than Christmas. This year there was the "consecration of the oceans": the Arctic polar ocean at Tiksi; the Atlantic in Reykjavik; the Pacific in Thailand and Primorje on the Sea of ​​Japan; the Indian Ocean in the United Arab Emirates. The "extreme orthodoxy" of the holy bath of Vladimir Putin and of the journalist Ksenja Sobchak.

A History Lover’s Guide to Dublin, Ireland

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

You might know a thing or two about Dublin. For example, you might know that it's the capital of Ireland and that it's the...

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HITT Inception Analysis MOZAMBIQUE

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Mozambique. HITT_Inception_Analysis_MOZAMBIQUE_(Portuguese)

HITT Inception Analysis MALI

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Mali. HITT_Inception_Analysis_MALI_(French)

The Best Time to Visit Qandahar, Afghanistan for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Qandahar for ideal weather are March 5th to May 6th or September 24th to November 18th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Qandahar Temperature Average temperatures in Qandahar vary drastically. Considering humidity, […]

On-line Video on Waste Management in Mali: How Training Small Scale Enterprises Improves Incomes and Environment

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

What is the link between Tourism and Waste management? Malian tourism actors decided that waste management was a key point for attracting tourists. Thus the HITT programme in Mali designed a special training for waste managers, promoting waste valorization through […]

Third Tour in Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Planning My Return to Vietnam In Memory of Jack O’Neil Download the Third Tour Journal (PDF) At approximately 1700 hours 31 January 2015, Jack O’Neil died. Jack was my best friend. We first met on the airstrip at Quan Loi

The magazine of Tourism and Business in Mozambique speaks about HITT

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please click on the following document to read this article, written both in Portuguese and English : article BAIA Mozambique

HITT Inception Analysis VIETNAM

by admin@hitt @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Please download the attached file to access the report on HITT Inception Analysis Vietnam. HITT_Inception_Analysis_VIETNAM_(English)

HOW VIETNAM CAN WIN THE TOURISM GAME

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Tourism changes understanding of Vietnam War - InDaily

Tourism changes understanding of Vietnam War - InDaily


InDaily

Increasing tourism in Vietnam – including visits to places such as the Cu Chi tunnels – may change the way Australians view and commemorate the Vietnam War.

Mirziyoyev: 52 dead in bus fire, victims of unemployment

by @ www.asianews.it

The victims were all Uzbeks. Yesterday, the repatriation of bodies. 30 of them have already been identified. "We still have a lot to do for our people" forced to look for work abroad.

Outstanding destinations for travelers visiting BinhThuan Province

by Obs @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

BinhThuan is a coastal province situated in South Central Coast. The province is gifted plenty of beautiful natural landscapes. Tourists have a lot of choices on their trip to BinhThuan. Located about 200 km from Ho Chi Minh City, BinhThuan is featured with white sand beaches, imposing rocky cliffs against the sea and immense green […]

Will it be the end of Hun Sen era

by Effy @

Cambodia’s 2018 election is due to take place in July 2018. There have been media clampdowns and the suppression of dissent.

Gender, Sexuality and ‘Songsang’: Freedom of Expression for LGBT Malaysians?

by Site Manager @ Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

“As a democratic country, we have the right to voice things out.”  Azmi Sharom, 2014.  During one of my lectures at Monash University Malaysia, my Malaysian and non-Malaysian students and I looked at challenges in [...]

What Currency Should I Take?

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

This all depends on where you’re from, but we certainly suggest you exchange some of your country’s currency into Vietnamese Dong so that you can experience our culture in a more meaningful way. Not to mention, some areas of the

Favorite Photos, Favorite Moments of 2017

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

Just like that, another year comes to an end. As we get ready to flip the calendar over into 2018, it’s nice to look back and reflect on the past year. For us, 2017 was all about balancing work and school and sports with as much travel as possible. It was a hectic year, but we all think that, don’t ...

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Vietnam enjoys growing tourism contribution to GDP

Vietnam enjoys growing tourism contribution to GDP


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

VOV.VN - The direct contribution of tourism to Vietnam’s GDP was nearly US$12.57 billion, or 6.6% of GDP, ranking 40th among 184 nations in the world.

Get Inspired with 6 Effective Travel Websites

by joshzukas @ Dulichable

When building a new website or refreshing an old one, it’s best to start with a hunt for inspiration. In this article, Josh Zukas talks to the experts to round up six of the most eye-catching and effective travel company websites from around the world. Authentic Asia This continental tour company focusing on bespoke luxury […]

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Interim Global Programme Leader – High Impact Tourism Training Programme (5 months)

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

SNV is currently looking for an Interim Global Programme Leader (5 months) for the coordination of the EC funded High Impact Tourism and Training Programme. The main functions of the Global Coordinator are: The provision of technical direction to country […]

Improving relations between Hanoi and the Vatican. Msgr.Camilleri on a pastoral visit

by @ www.asianews.it

"The Holy See is committed to promoting relations with the Government of Vietnam to contribute to the social life of the country". The Vatican delegation meets the Vietnamese Catholics. The Pope shares their joy, success and concerns.

Vietnam Visa Application Forms: Where to get them.

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

Where do I start? There are two ways to apply for Vietnam Visa: Via Vietnam embassy in your respective countries or via Vietnam Immigration Office in Vietnam. Vietnam Embassy in each country has their own Vietnam visa application form, and is available for download on their respective website. You can also choose to fill out […]

Crime and personal safety | About Vietnam

Crime and personal safety | About Vietnam


Rough Guides

Vietnam is a relatively safe country for visitors, including women travelling alone. In fact, given the country’s recent history, many tourists, particularly...

HITT project global products

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

Within the frame of the High Impact Tourism Training (HITT) programme, an initiative implemented by the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) through the financial contribution of the European Commission’s (EC) Investing in People programme, the HITT programme has developed five tools to guide development professionals […]

Hiking the Golden Canyon – Gower Gulch Loop in Death Valley

by Julie @ Earth Trekkers

The Golden Canyon – Gower Gulch Loop is an easily accessible, enjoyable hiking trail in Death Valley. Hike through sandstone canyons, enjoy the view from Manly Beacon, and explore the golden mudstone hills that make this part of Death Valley look so interesting. If you want to add a hike to your Death Valley to-do list, the Golden Canyon – ...

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Tourism, coal shipping turning Vietnam's Ha Long Bay into an 'ecological disaster'

Tourism, coal shipping turning Vietnam's Ha Long Bay into an 'ecological disaster'


ABC News

The Vietnamese government faces pressure to lessen the impact economic development on Ha Long Bay, where visitors are warned not to enter the excrement-laden water.

Student Insights – Interview with Aliyyah Shakeer

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

Our TDM students are 8 weeks into the course and almost halfway through Phase 1 of their master. Aliyyah Shakeer, TDM student from Trinidad and Tobago, sat down with us for an interview. She talked about her personal background, her motivation to join the program and shared some impressions of studying at NHTV and living in […]

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Malaysia’s GE14 challengers and battlegrounds

by Effy @

Pakatan Harapan has still not named its candidate for the upcoming general election. The key battle-zones are already shaping up for a hard-fought election in 2018.

The Best Time to Visit Waw, Sudan for Weather, Safety, & Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

The best times to visit Waw for ideal weather are October 29th to March 4th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.   Weather in Waw Temperature Average temperatures in Waw vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with […]

Vietnam Changes Visa Requirements for US Travelers

Vietnam Changes Visa Requirements for US Travelers


The Points Guy

Vietnam announced that it's changing its visa requirement for US-based travelers. Only one visa is needed for the entire year.

1 year multiple entry Vietnam Visa for U.S. citizens

by admin @ Vietnam Visa On Entry

What’s the news? From August 26th 2016 onwards, one month, three month, and six month Vietnam Visa are no longer available for U.S. citizens. US passport holders will only be able to obtain 1 year – multiple entry Vietnam Visa. The 1 year – multiple entry Vietnam Visa On Arrival (VOA) for U.S. citizens costs […]

Associate Advisor for the High Impact Tourism Training Programme (Nepal)

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

SNV Nepal is now looking for an International Associate Advisor (8 Months, full-time position) to support the Implementation and Conclusion of this Programme.  The associate advisor will be in engaged in the programme full time from June to January 2013. Availability and commitment […]

Tourist Hot Spots

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Nowadays, tourist hot spots like the Mekong Delta are very popular types of tours in South Vietnam, similar to tours around Ha Long Bay in the North. That is why the main part of Mekong Delta is touristy. Our guests

Student Insights: Field research at Melbourne

by TDM Moderator @ NHTV – Master of Arts in Tourist Destination Management

This year, our Master TDM students are visiting Melbourne, Australia; South Coast, Sri Lanka; and Bali, Indonesia as part of the second phase of their Master programme. Here you can read the blogs of two of our Master TDM students about their ongoing field research at  the first destination: Melbourne.  Enjoy the read! Every year our Master […]

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The Best Places for a Vacation Home or Long-Term Tourism

by Carson @ Champion Traveler

Safe Locations with Nice Weather All Year Round If you’re looking to buy a vacation home or find a new favorite travel spot that you can visit year-round, you want to find a place that will have pleasant weather whenever you visit. We crunched millions of lines of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) temperature […]

HITT Vietnam Local Guides Training Materials : English Version

by Monica @ High Impact Tourism Training for jobs and income

A PowerPoint-based training course delivered to local guides over a 7-day period.  The modules include the technical skills of guiding, and also information on the local area so that guides can provide accurate and interesting information to their clients The […]

Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

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