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Tourism promotion center launched in Ho Chi Minh City

Tourism promotion center launched in Ho Chi Minh City


Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched the Tourism Promotion Center (HTPC) on January 29.

Southeast Asia for New Zealanders – What to know about visa & travel

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

To begin your trip to the attractive Southeast Asia, let's figure out where you can initiate first and whether you need visa to these places or not.

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Classmate of California torture victim says girl was frail, bullied

Classmate of California torture victim says girl was frail, bullied

by @ NBC News Top Stories

A classmate of the oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents said the girl was frail, smelly and bullied.

ITB against IMEX ?

by Joachim Fischer @ Tourism-Insider

ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge. The leading industry association VDVO is the official partner of the MICE event – a wide-range programme of lectures – MICE Hub and MICE Night networking events.Creating a festive atmosphere at events, evaluating events and how to manage diverse audiences – these are just [...]

Must-known information about Vietnam Visa for Spanish passport holders

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

When will Spanish be exempted from Vietnam Visa? How to get Vietnam Visa for Spanish passport holders? How many types of Vietnam Visa? Click here.

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Cruising Saigon to Phu Quoc with Mekong Eyes Cruise 3 Days/2 Nights

by caothao @ Sai Gon Tourism

Day 1 Panorama Cruise In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to the pier in… more »

HOW VIETNAM CAN WIN THE TOURISM GAME

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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New tourism and hospitality program targets growing market

New tourism and hospitality program targets growing market


RMIT University Vietnam

RMIT University Vietnam launched a new Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management program at events in HCMC & Hanoi on 15 January 2017.

Dept of Tourism campaigns for clean restrooms

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The Department of Tourism has called for responsible agencies to keep restrooms in tourist places clean at all times. Kicking off a clean toilet campaign, Department of Tourism Director General, Anan Wongbenjarat disclosed that Thailand was visited by 30 million people from around the world in 2017, and he expects the number to be the […]

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Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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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 […]

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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How to travel with 2 passports: Hongkong and BNO

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

BNO passport & Hongkong passport - which passport you can use when applying visa to Vietnam in Hongkong? Details can be found here.

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Launch EU-China Tourism Year on January 19th in Venice

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

On Friday January 19th government and industry leaders will gather in Venice to launch EU-China Tourism Year. There will be two events, a Business Summit involving a wide variety of participants, from SMEs to Commissioners of the EU and a simultaneous High-Level Meeting in the Palazzo dei Dogi. The events will involve business networking, facilitating contact [...]

Ho Chi Minh City to develop river tourism - Vietnam Seaports Association

Ho Chi Minh City to develop river tourism - Vietnam Seaports Association


Vietnam Seaports Association

Ho Chi Minh City with its proximity to a diverse river and canal system is focusing now more on rive

Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The countdown to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai from 22 to 26 January is underway with Thailand rolling out the red carpet to welcome participants under the theme of ‘Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity’. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), said the TAT will have a dedicated […]

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The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

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, […]

Hospital returns donations following 'most un-PC event of the year'

Hospital returns donations following 'most un-PC event of the year'

by Reuters and Associated Press @ NBC News Top Stories

A Financial Times report alleges women were groped, propositioned and harassed at a fundraising gala attended by hundreds of senior executives and lawmakers.

Friendly South-East Asian destinations for Indian

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Here are list of beautiful Southeast Asian places which having friendly visa policy for Indian citizens. Easy to read and prepare for your next trip!

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Free Yangon Walks is re-launching

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Myanmar Travel agency Beyond Boundaries has announced the re-launching of the popular Free Yangon Walks that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern days Yangon. The popular tours were set-up by Australian Gino Joseph and ran till Oct 2016 when operations stopped due to logistic challenges and Gino moved back […]

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How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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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, […]

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam Airlines promote tourism

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam Airlines promote tourism


TheLEADER

Welcoming the six millionth international visitor to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in 2017 is an important event concretizing the agreement of economic and social development between Vietnam Airlines and the City.

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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Posh hostels edging into Southeast Asia’s mainstream budget and economy hotel sector

by Bill Barnett @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

New market report question’s if cookie cutter hotels groups will again fall asleep at the wheel as they did with OTA’s and Airbnb  Call them poshtels, hostels or hybrid hotels, but one of the most exciting travel spaces across Asia is the emergence of socially-focused accommodation. Not only have millennials embraced the shift, but a […]

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Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam

Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam


ABC News

A recent spate of tourist deaths in Vietnam is refocusing attention on visitor safety in the alluring South-East Asian nation.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City | Tourism - Cathay Pacific

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City | Tourism - Cathay Pacific


Cathay Pacific

Discover the best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. Find Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing tours, the latest shows, most talked about restaurants and local attractions.

Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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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 […]

How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

Bangkok attracts more than 780,000 visitors over New Year period

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The world’s most popular visitor destination, Bangkok, attracted more than 780,000 visitors over the festive 2017 New Year period, an increase of 30% from 2016 with over 50% international tourists. Among the top attractions during this period, the spectacular ‘Beautiful Bangkok by Magnolias @ Ratchaprasong’, a world-class 3D projection mapping performance incorporating a special New […]

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Government and business leaders launch 2018 EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY)

by Joachim Fischer @ Tourism-Insider

European and Chinese government and business leaders launched the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year in Venice on January 19, kicking off a program that expands the beneficial cooperation between China and the European Union, and explored new initiatives to increase the flow of tourists traveling to both destinations. The programme of the EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY), funded [...]

Partnership with Yunnan to boost tourism

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Cambodia and tourism authorities in the Chinese province of Yunnan pledged earlier this week to work together to boost Cambodia’s appeal as a tourism destination, particularly through the development of its human capital and new tourism products. The commitment was made during a meeting on Monday between Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, Wen Shuqiong, vice-president […]

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Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

When eating at Houston's restaurant in Kanab, Utah, tip the servers well; they pack pistols, although it's just for show -- allegedly.

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

Ho Chi Minh City has exotic food, colonial architecture, and memories of war, writes Guy Wilkinson.

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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Vietnam in spring – Best places to go

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

You will never regret when visiting Vietnam in spring! If you wonder which places are the most beautiful in our country during this season, don't hesitate to collect all information in this article.

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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.)

TOP 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

We recently put together for you an itinerary for exploring Ho Chi Minh City as part of our Custom Itineraries for Vietnam series.  After you have explored Ho Chi Minh City and if you have an extra day in your travel itinerary, short day trips are a great option.  Fortunately, outside of the city, there are several places…

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

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, […]

Germania Holidays Travel Portal Launched

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

Holiday Trips Now Available for Booking Germania has greeted the new year by launching its own “Germania Holidays” travel portal. From now on, customers can not only book their flight with Germania, but also their entire holiday. Germania, with its green and white aircraft, is positioning itself as a travel provider, thereby making it easier for [...]

How to Know When to Travel Anywhere – The Rove.me experience

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

We live in a rushed era where the “fast-food” concept has arrived to the travel world too. Many people out there can do a life of travel based on keeping a count of countries visited and bragging themselves because of it. But is that really the essence of traveling? For me, the whole purpose of […]

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

Among the objects on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, memorializing the city's favorite son, is a giant-size replica of the rocker's trademark glasses.

Vietnam deep dive: Beyond Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Tourism

Vietnam deep dive: Beyond Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Tourism


Mekong Tourism

New flight routes and visa policies, coupled with competitive pricing and a mushrooming of hotel and venue infrastructure mean Vietnam has made great strides in attracting business events in recent years. But beyond popular meeting and incentive destinations such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), secondary cities are beginning to gain traction; and …

Careers in hotel, catering, bar, restaurant, tourism in Ho Chi Minh City

Careers in hotel, catering, bar, restaurant, tourism in Ho Chi Minh City


http://www.expat.com/

Hotel, catering, bar, restaurant jobs, tourism jobs in Ho Chi Minh City. Post your ad for free if you are offering positions and careers in the tourism sector.

Discover: Seoul

by @ Wikitravel

Fans of spicy fermented cabbage from all over Korea flock to the Kimchi Museum in Seoul.

Family Fun Filled Vacation in Vietnam 7 Days/ 6 Nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

The rich culture of Vietnam will enchant and delight you on this family friendly journey through the highlights of the north and south.… more »

Mai Chau – Pu Luong Trekking Tour 4 days/ 3 nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

Explore the hill villages of the Mai Chau – Pu Luong region and meet friendly hilltribes Escape the beeping horns and bustling bikes… more »

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road


Love & Road

An ultimate guide to all the top things to do in Saigon. Where to stay, transportation, attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and safe issues.

The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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The Legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail Tour – 12 Days / 11 Nights

by caothao @ Sai Gon Tourism

Tour Overview The legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail was the supply line used by North Vietnam to link North and South Vietnam during… more »

Canadian movie producers have a reputation of being much better at finding duty loopholes than they are near finding audiences | stone island factory outlet us

by template @ Innovo.vn

Canadian movie producers use a reputation of being greater at finding taxes loopholes than they are in finding audiences, but the Corner Gas group has been unusually business minded. Last May, these people solicited $275,000 in efforts to the production as well as marketing budget from the crowd funding website...

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Change is Vietnam

Change is Vietnam

by changeisvietnam @ Change is Vietnam

Vietnam is always changing, just like every other country in the world, but Vietnam is special, Vietnam in the last century, has been the centre point of a vicious war, has opened up into the world economy, and has grown … Continue reading

India-Myanmar-Thailand highway to be ready in 3 years; work starts

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The Indian government has awarded all the contracts under the India-Myanmar-Thailand highway over the last three months and the highway is likely to be ready in three years, the external affairs ministry said. “Government of India is implementing two projects as part of Trilateral Highway between India, Myanmar and Thailand. These are construction of 69 […]

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What is so great about Vietnam?

by Hoa Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

There is no wrong reason to visit a country, and no matter what lights up your day, you have plenty of destinations to choose from. However, Vietnam will offer you everything from above and more.

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Tammy Duckworth is pregnant, would be 1st senator to give birth while in office

Tammy Duckworth is pregnant, would be 1st senator to give birth while in office

by Dartunorro Clark and Frank Thorp V @ NBC News Top Stories

Ten members of the House of Representatives have had children while serving in Congress, though Duckworth will be the first senator.

Using a Smartphone Camera Lens Kit To Boost Your Photos: Pixter Review

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking for a clever, effective and inexpensive way to boost your photos on your smartphone? Pixter might be the answer you’re looking for. This is a detailed review on of their attachable smartphone camera lens: the Super Fisheye! I confess I had a bit of prejudice against smartphone accessories. It’s just that I’ve seen so […]

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HCMC attracts more visitors

HCMC attracts more visitors


VIETNAM ECONOMIC NEWS

(VEN) - Accounting for 60 percent of all foreign visitors to Vietnam and 45 percent of the country’s tourism revenue, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has the potential to become one of the biggest tourist centers in Vietnam. Tourism currently makes a five percent

Two dead in Kentucky high school shooting

Two dead in Kentucky high school shooting

by Ali Gostanian and Corky Siemaszko and Alex Johnson @ NBC News Top Stories

A 15-year-old student at Marshall County High School faces two possible charges of murder and "numerous" counts of attempted murder, authorities said.

Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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Responsible tourism in Vietnam

Responsible tourism in Vietnam


responsibletravel.com

Responsible tourism in Vietnam. Easy to read, honest advice on responsible tourism in Vietnam to help you make sure your trip has a positive effect on the environment and local communities.

Ho Chi Minh City Tourism holds roadshow in New Delhi

Ho Chi Minh City Tourism holds roadshow in New Delhi


Media India Group

Vietnam is home to many UNESCO heritage sites, both tangible and intangible, and Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city of the country, forms a major part of its tourism. Culturally rich with biodivers…

APPLY VISA TO SAIGON FROM BOSTON

by nguyenquan @ Sai Gon Tourism

VISA TO VIETNAM FROM BOSTON The information below might be helpful for those living in Boston and want to apply Vietnam visa if… more »

GCC to welcome 2.5 million Chinese visitors by 2021

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

New visas, leisure attractions and business opportunities drive demand, as 154 million Chinese tourists are expected to go abroad in 2018. Religious tourism in Saudi Arabia to receive a boost as China’s Muslim population grows in line with global trends.ATM 2018 to host dedicated seminar session on China’s 500 million millennials, as attendee interest in the [...]

7 Unique Experiences and Things To Do in Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

These are some of the most unique things to do in Pico you can’t miss when you’re in the island. Pico is the second largest island of the Azores archipelago – after São Miguel. Despite being the most obviously volcanic, it still boasts an incredible variety of landscapes. Between the green meadows, the lava fields, […]

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26 Most Common Scams in Vietnam - Travelscams.org

26 Most Common Scams in Vietnam - Travelscams.org


TravelScams.org

Vietnam is a beautiful country to visit, but almost every tourist here would have experienced a scam. Click here to learn how to protect yourself!

Tour Sapa Riverside Lodge & Amazing Hilltop Bungalows 4 days/ 3 nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

Topas Ecolodge and Nam Cang Riverside Lodge are located outside of Sapa town, in the tranquil mountains. Go beyond and visit the many… more »

Flynn concealed FBI interview from White House, Trump

by Carol E. Lee and Kristen Welker and Julia Ainsley @ NBC News Top Stories

Michael Flynn, who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in Robert Mueller's Russia probe, concealed his interview with investigators from President Trump and other top White House officials.

The Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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​Ho Chi Minh City mulls ‘tourism tax’ for overnight visitors - Tuoi Tre News

​Ho Chi Minh City mulls ‘tourism tax’ for overnight visitors - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Visitors could be charged US$1 for each night spent in the Vietnamese metropolis

Saigon – Cuchi Tunnels MekongDelta 5 Days / 4 Nights

by caothao @ Sai Gon Tourism

Tour Ovverview Start package with sightseeing tour in Saigon and enjoy a trishaw tour visit China Town including the colorful whole sales Binh… more »

Schumer admits no guarantee on DACA vote

by Alex Johnson @ NBC News Top Stories

The Senate Democratic leader said Democrats will hold Republicans accountable if they break their promise to allow a vote on DACA by Feb. 8.

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 […]

HOW CAN VIETNAM BENEFIT FROM FILM-INDUCED TOURISM?

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Tour the Spirit of Mekong Delta and Homestay 3 days/ 2 nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

The Mekong Delta, often referred to as Vietnam’s rice basket, is the biggest rice-growing region in the country, the rich alluvial soils producing… more »

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 […]

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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What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City Attractions


vietnam-guide.com

Ho Chi Minh City attractions are a vibrant mix of old and new, with well-preserved colonial structures and war relics from the devastating Vietnam War as well as sleek skyscrapers, elegant sports clubs, and expansive shopping malls against a metropolis backdrop. Great for immersing in the local culture

Ex-gymnast Shannon Miller says sport's changes 'not enough'

by Erik Ortiz @ NBC News Top Stories

Miller, who was part of the 'Magnificent Seven' team that captured gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, offered her own advice to the embattled organization.

5 LESSER-KNOWN LOCATIONS FOR SHOOTING FILMS IN VIETNAM

by Trang Nguyen @ Dulichable

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Has Trump backed himself into an immigration corner?

Has Trump backed himself into an immigration corner?

by Jonathan Allen @ NBC News Top Stories

Why Trump's shutdown win could be short-lived.

The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK


KAYAK

Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat and more, in the best guide to Ho Chi Minh City, from KAYAK.

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 […]

Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

Climbing Mount Pico: All You Need To Know For an Epic Hike

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

During my last trip to Azores, I had the pleasure of climbing Mount Pico in Pico island. Here’s my experience and how you can get to the top safely. While it’s not by any means amongst the tallest in the world, Mount Pico can be deceptively difficult to conquer which leads to many failed climb […]

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From soldier's road to tourist highway

From soldier's road to tourist highway


msnbc.com

If relentless American bombing didn't get him, it would take a North Vietnamese soldier as long as six months to make the grueling trek down the jungled Ho Chi Minh Trail. Today, you speed along the same route at 60 mph, past peaceful hamlets and stunning mountain scenery.

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

In Saudi Arabia, you can try authentic apple-flavored Budweiser. (Non-alcoholic, of course.)

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.

Portugal – a destination for digital nomads all over the world

by Hoa Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Portugal has unique surprises and treasures that are waiting to be discovered at the moment and is also an ideal country for digital entrepreneurs and nomads.

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Egypt Appoints First Female Minister of Tourism

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

Published by Ozgur Tore,ftn news Turkey The Egyptian Parliament has approved the appointment of Dr.Rania Al-Mashat as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, making her the first woman to hold the position and one of six women to currently occupy ministerial roles – the nation’s highest proportion ever. Replacing Yahya Rashid, who took over the post from [...]

Jumeirah announces new CEO

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

Former Four Seasons senior executive to bolster business and drive Jumeirah’s growth.Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & [...]

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam


Touropia

Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country's wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Wary hoteliers crunch the numbers

by Suchat Sritama @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

International tourists keep coming in their droves, but an oversupply of rooms could squeeze profits. The hotel business in Thailand is constantly evolving, and hoteliers have mapped out strategies to cash in on the growing tourism industry. Thai tourism is on track for another record-breaking year, with more than 35 million international arrivals expected in […]

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3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

Vietnam Motorbike Adventure Tour 8 Days/ 7 Nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

Within 8 days, the motorbike adventure tour from Hanoi offers you fully chances to taste Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Ba Be lake, Hoang Su Phi… more »

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

Fun things to do around the Ho Chi Minh City area. Our top 5 day trips!

5 things to prepare when travelling to Vietnam from Malaysia

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Visa to Vietnam from Malaysia, exchanging currency, health & travel insurances, checking the weather and learning about destinations in Vietnam are noted.

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Got a news tip? We want to know about it

Got a news tip? We want to know about it

by @ NBC News Top Stories

Do you have a story to share with us? Did you witness something you think should be reported? Reach out to our journalists by sending in your news tip.

The 19 Best Travel Accessories To Save Space, Time And Money In 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article is a comprehensive list of all the items and travel accessories that make your life easier when you are on the road. Based on my personal experience and the latest trends out there. How many have you got already? Let me start by saying I’ve seen loads of lists of “must-have” travel accessories […]

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NDAs can enable sexual harassment. Is it time to just get rid of them?

NDAs can enable sexual harassment. Is it time to just get rid of them?

by Jessica Levinson @ NBC News Top Stories

Legally, we may never be able to draw a perfect line. That doesn't mean we shouldn't draw the line at all.

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and around Guide | Vietnam Travel


Rough Guides

Ho Chi Minh City – or Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, to give it its full Vietnamese title – is Vietnam’s centre of commerce and the country’s biggest city...

All legitimate ways to get Vietnam Visa for Czech citizens

by Phuong Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

A Visa to Vietnam is required for citizens of Czech Republic. This post will introduce you concisely 3 ways to apply for Vietnam Visa for Czech citizens, including Vietnam Embassy Visa, Vietnam Visa On Arrival and Vietnamese E-visa.

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Experts Rate Recent Luxury Hotel Openings As Worst New Hotels In Dubai

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

The hospitality industry is exploding in Dubai, with dozens upon dozens of hotels coming to what is debatably the hottest city for tourism on the face of the planet. Not all of these hotels, are as glitzy and glamorous as one might believe. In fact, experts with the Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI) website have rated two [...]

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism | Flight Centre NZ

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism | Flight Centre NZ


Flight Centre NZ

Ho Chi Minh Holidays »To the locals, this is still Saigon. Renamed Ho Chi Minh City in 1975 after the fall of Saigon, this is the largest city in Vietnam. The city centre has wide boulevards and historic Westernised buildings as a legacy from its French colonialism but the metropolis of today is a buzzing one (literally, the motorbikes roar in their thousands) with an unrelenting push towards modernity.

Southeast Asia Hostel Market Update, January 2018

by Bill Barnett @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

The post Southeast Asia Hostel Market Update, January 2018 appeared first on Mekong Tourism.

AVANI Hotels debut in Laos

by Editor's Office @ Tourism-Insider

AVANI Hotels & Resorts to make Laotian debut in the ancient city of Luang Prabang in March 2018.They announce the launch of its first hotel in the historic town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Laos.The 53-room hotel is located on a narrow peninsula at the joining of the Nam Khan [...]

A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

Vietnam: Global MICE tourism stakeholders to convene at expo

Vietnam: Global MICE tourism stakeholders to convene at expo


Travel Wire Asia

TOURISM businesses and stakeholders will gather at next week’s International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) from Sept 7 to 9 at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre. The 13th edition of the event

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.

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 […]

CONTEMPORARY ART AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN HANOI AND HO CHI MINH CITY - Dulichable

CONTEMPORARY ART AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN HANOI AND HO CHI MINH CITY - Dulichable


Dulichable

By no means large in scale, the contemporary art world in Vietnam is responsible for some of the most exciting and unusual cultural events and activities.

How an 'army of women' confronted gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

How an 'army of women' confronted gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

by Tracy Connor @ NBC News Top Stories

A sentencing hearing for former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar wraps up with final statements from his victims.

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.

Leading minds share Myanmar insights

by Ton @ Page Array – Mekong Tourism

Tourists travelling with Khiri Travel in Myanmar can now meet and talk with Burmese royalty, artists, environmental activists and academics. New for 2018, the company’s Myanmar office has launched ‘tour’ options for visitors that the company claims with give its clients an opportunity to get close and personal with thought leaders from across Burmese society. […]

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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.

How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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National Perk: Starbucks in Yosemite has some steamed, but it's old tradition

National Perk: Starbucks in Yosemite has some steamed, but it's old tradition

by James Rainey @ NBC News Top Stories

The plan to put a Starbucks inside Yosemite National Park has created a furor, but corporations have long had a foothold in America's national parks.

12 reasons to visit Vietnam at least once in a lifetime

by Hoa Nguyen @ Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is not as celebrated as its regional cousins Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and even Indonesia. However, this does not mean that it is any less intriguing or wonderful than they are.

The post 12 reasons to visit Vietnam at least once in a lifetime appeared first on Vietnam-Visa.com: Vietnam Visa on Arrival.

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

The good, bad and ugly sides to a holiday in Ho Chi Minh City

The good, bad and ugly sides to a holiday in Ho Chi Minh City


South China Morning Post

The ‘second most dynamic city in the world’, once known as Saigon, is a charming mix of old and new despite its notorious traffic

Tour touch the land of smile: 10 Days/ 09 Nights

by admin @ Sai Gon Tourism

Viet Nam’s diverse natural environment, geography, history, and culture have created a great potential for the tourism industry. Vietnam consists of long coastlines,… more »

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 […]

Addicts who lived at Florida sober home called 'No Drug Zone' overdosed

Addicts who lived at Florida sober home called 'No Drug Zone' overdosed

by Lisa Riordan Seville and Anna R. Schecter @ NBC News Top Stories

Mikaya Feucht's mother told sober home operator Albert Jones she'd see him in court after her daughter overdosed and died. Jones just pleaded guilty to fraud.

Associate Lecturer, Management/Tourism and Hospitality  job with RMIT VIETNAM | 69742

Associate Lecturer, Management/Tourism and Hospitality job with RMIT VIETNAM | 69742


THEunijobs

RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised ...

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Discover these 23 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and busiest city in Vietnam. Don't miss these incredible attractions when you're there!

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Welcome

Welcome

by changeisvietnam @ Change is Vietnam

Welcome to “Change is Vietnam”, This website provides you with detailed information, facts and figures on the human changes that have been, are being, and will be made to the country Vietnam. Check Out These Pages: Human Changes to Vietnam’s … Continue reading

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which City To Visit In Vietnam?

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which City To Visit In Vietnam?


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a city showdown: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City. Get to know more about costs, food and sights and find out which Vietnamese city you should go first!

Human Changes to Vietnam due to Tourism

Human Changes to Vietnam due to Tourism


Change is Vietnam

Vietnam is a beautiful country and the world is only now starting to realise this due to the massive increase in Vietnam’s tourism. Vietnam attracts people from all around the world because o…

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