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VIETNAM AIRLINES TO LAUNCH DIRECT FLIGHTS TO MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES IN JUNE, 2024

The Vietnam Airlines just announced to launch its direct air services connecting the country’s two biggest cities, Hanoi and HCMC, and the Philippine capital of Manila, beginning June 17, 2024.

AN BANG & MY KHE RANKED AMONG THE 10 BEST ASIAN BEACHES

An Bang Beach in Hoi An ancient town and My Khe Beach in the central city of Da Nang ranked 5th and 6th, respectively, on a list in the Travelers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best Beaches in Asia, as voted on by readers of TripAdvisor, one of the world largest travel guide platforms.

THE TOP 10 FRIENDLIEST DESTINATIONS IN VIETNAM IN 2024

Leading world digital travel brand, Booking.com, has recently named the top 10 friendliest destinations in Vietnam, within its Traveller Review Awards 2024. Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam province tops the list, followed by Phong Nha in Quang Binh province.

THE FIRST DIRECT FLIGHT FROM MANILA TO DA NANG CITY ON DECEMBER 7TH, 2023

Da Nang International Airport welcomed its first direct flight from Manila, the Philippines, on December 7, marking the commencement of a new route that is expected to drive substantial growth in tourist arrivals from other Southeast Asian countries to Vietnam's central region.

NEWLY INAUGURATED SIEM REAP - ANGKOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Cambodia on 16 October opened a US$1.1 billion new airport in Siem Reap, the main city close to the Angkor Wat temples, which are the main tourist draw for the country. The first commercial flight into the new Siem Reap Angkor International Airport landed from Thailand. The airport is designed to be a cargo hub and transportation hub, with direct international flights, and a potential capacity of 7 million passengers a year, the Khmer Times reported. It’s located 55 km (34 miles) southeast of Siem Reap town and the nearby Angkor temple complex, whereas the previous, much smaller airport was only about 8 km (5 miles) outside Siem Reap’s centre.

KHUOI KY ANCIENT STONE VILLAGE, NEAR THE BAN GIOC WATER FALLS IN CAO BANG

Khuoi Ky stone village is located near the provincial road No. 206, about 2km from Ban Gioc waterfall. From afar, visitors can see stilt houses which are made entirely of stone. Lying nestled up the mountains, 14 stone houses stand out among the vast and green mountain space. In front of the village is Khuoi Ky stream with clear blue water that adds more romance to the beauty of the village, where 100% of residents are Tay people.

HA LONG BAY - CAT BA ARCHIPALEGO RECOGNISED AS A WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE SITE

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) added Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Archipelago to the World Heritage List on Saturday night. Cat Ba Archipelago in Hai Phong, a major port city in northern Vietnam, is the largest limestone archipelago of the country. It includes over 360 islands, including Cat Ba Island to the south of Ha Long Bay.

VIETJET LAUNCHES HO CHI MINH - JAKARTA DIRECT FLIGHTS.

Vietjet on August 5 launched the direct route connecting Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam to Jakarta, Indonesia, making it the third direct service in Vietjet's flight network between the two countries.

VIETNAM HAS APPROVED 90 DAY VISA WITH UNLIMITED ENTRIES

Upon being granted an e-visa, a foreigner can enter and exit an unlimited number of times within 90 days, without having to go through procedures for obtaining a new visa. Citizens of countries that are unilaterally exempted from visas by Việt Nam will be granted temporary residence for 45 days (up from 15 days) and can be considered for visa issuance and temporary residence extension according to regulations.

10 REASONS WHY VIETNAM IS EASY AND ONE OF THE BEST COUNTRY IN ASIA

The convenience of travel in Vietnam. There are countless factors that make travel in Vietnam more convenient than many of its ASEAN neighbors and beyond. Inarguably, Vietnam has it complications at times. The traffic can instigate road rage in the calmest of individuals, and compromises to one's safety are not limited to when you're sitting on a motorbike.

VIETNAM AIRLINES LAUNCHES HANOI - MUMBAI AIR ROUTES

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines recently launched a direct air route connecting Hanoi with India’s Mumbai so as to strengthen trade, and socio-cultural connectivity between the two nations.

THE MORNING HERALD NAMED VIETNAM AMONG THE 8 CHEAPEST DESTINATIONS FOR FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Australian newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald has named Vietnam among the eight cheapest destinations for family holidays.

CAMBODIAN KHMER NEW YEAR - CHOL CHNAM THMEY

Khmer new year or in Khmer 'Chol Chnam Thmey' means 'entering new year'. And 'Suo Sdey Chnam Thmey' for 'Happy New Year'. During Angkor era, Khmer celebrated. The Cambodian New Year, or the ‘Khmer’ New Year, is an occasion that has its roots in the history and culture of Cambodia. The locales believe that on this auspicious day, a new angel descends to take care of the world.

MEKONG DELTA AMONG THE WORLD'S 25 HOTTEST DESTINATIONS IN 2023

Australian travel site Traveller has included Vietnam's Mekong Delta, home to unique floating markets, among the 25 best places to go in 2023. "Regardless of your choice, this is one of the world's great regions for exploration, brimming with culture that's unique even from the rest of Vietnam," the magazine said. "The Mekong Delta – around riverside towns such as Can Tho, Vinh Long, Cai Be and Ben Tre – has amazing cuisine, bountiful markets, plus a rustic, raw feel that's perfect for the adventurous.

HOI AN IS LISTED AMONG WORLD 25 BEST CITIES

Hoi An Ancient town is located in Viet Nam’s central Quang Nam Province, on the north bank near the mouth of the Thu Bon River. The inscribed property comprises 30 ha and it has a buffer zone of 280 ha. It is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a small-scale trading port active the 15th to 19th centuries which traded widely, both with the countries of Southeast and East Asia and with the rest of the world. Its decline in the later 19th century ensured that it has retained its traditional urban tissue to a remarkable degree.

TOP KID-FRIENDLY DESTINATIONS IN VIETNAM YOU SHOULD NOT MISS.

Vietnam has become famous for its beaufiful, peaceful countrysides and beach destinations with brilliant sunshine, fine sand beaches, and long coastlines. For family holidays, both parents and kids find a fun-filled vacation if they choose to come to Vietnam. Let’s find out the top kid-friendly destinations in Vietnam.

THE BEST VOTED HOTELS AND RESORTS IN VIETNAM BY THE TIMES.

British newspaper The Times introduced the best hotels and resorts in Vietnam for a wellness retreat.

HOW TO APPLY FOR AN E-VISA TO CAMBODIA?

Nowadays, receiving e-visa to Cambodia has become an effortless process as the application form can be submitted within a few minutes. In comparison to the previous system of obtaining visas, we can offer a brand new system of applying online that allows travelers to plan their journey as quickly as it is possible.

HOW TO APPLY FOR AN E-VISA TO LAOS?

How to apply? Applicant can apply in 3 simple steps. Step 1: Provide the application details and upload the necessary documents. Step 2: Review your application and pay the fee online. Step 3: Download the eVisa Approval Letter.

THE FASTEST E-VISA PROCEDURES TO VIETNAM

E-visa procedures are the fastest, most convenient, and most comfortable way for foreigners to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam.

INCENTIVES AND SEMINARS

Whether you plan with your employee, or offer your clients with seminar or want to reward them for their good work with an Incentive trip to Vietnam and other destinations within Indochina, we are willing to support and help you plan the event. Through many years of experience in destination management, we have a well - establishes network of hotels, destinations and other service providers in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, aka Indochina.

GROUP MEETING

The prospects for the MICE industry in Viet Nam are looking very bright. With the economy improving, there is once again a renewed demand for exhibitions, meetings and events to showcase the latest products or for brainstorming sessions or simply for attracting clients. Currently, there are a large number of destinations in Vietnam that are developing M.I.C.E such as Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Dalat, Saigon and so on.
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