US diplomat appreciates Viet Nam’s investment and tourism destination
Viet Nam is a highly attractive investment and tourism destination, said US ambassador to Viet Nam David Shear at an July 2 ceremony in HCM City marking the 238th anniversary of US independence.
Viet Nam officially adopts VAT refund policy
(TITC) - Ministry of Finance has issued Circular No.72/2014/TT-BTC on value-added tax (VAT) refund for purchases made in Viet Nam by foreigners, overseas Vietnamese when leaving the country.
Int’l visitors to Viet Nam show drastic surge
The number of international visitors to Viet Nam reached nearly 4.3 million in the first six months of 2014, up more than 21% from last year’s same period.
VNAT launches tourism roadshow in Moscow
(TITC) - On 26 June 2014, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) coordinated with Vietnamese Embassy in Russia to hold a roadshow to promote Viet Nam tourism. The program was in the framework of Vietnamese Cultural Days in Russia.
Strengthening tourism cooperation between Viet Nam and Indonesia
(TITC) - Recently, General Director of Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism, Mr. Nguyen Van Tuan had a meeting with Mr. Mayerfas, Indonesian Ambassador to Viet Nam.
Viet Nam joins gastronomy, cultural festival in Berlin
Viet Nam joined 35 countries in the 2014 Delicanto gastronomy and cultural festival in Diedersdorf, Brandenburg State, Germany from June 20-22.
Japan slackens tourism visa rules for Viet Nam
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on June 17 announced that it will loosen tourism visa rules for four Asian countries, including Viet Nam, to double international tourist arrivals to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
UNESCO chief honoured for contributions to Viet Nam
The Chief Representative of the UNESCO Office in Viet Nam, Katherine Muller Marin, has been awarded an insignia for peace and friendship in recognition of her active contributions to preserving and managing cultural heritage in Viet Nam.
Big tourism promotion campaign in the pipeline
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will launch a tourism campaign touting Viet Nam as an astonishingly safe, hospitable and fascinating international travel destination.
VNAT’s General Director Nguyen Van Tuan meets leaders of NTOs’ representative offices in Viet Nam
(TITC) - On 29 May, 2014, General Director Nguyen Van Tuan had meetings with leaders of representative offices of some National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) in Viet Nam including South Korea, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.
Hot deals on luxury summer holidays in Viet Nam
Asianway Vietnam Travel has released its latest promotion which gives travelers the chance of a discounted summer holiday in 2014.
Viet Nam to appoint new tourism envoy
Viet Nam will soon appoint a new tourism envoy who will spread facts about its cultural riches to the world, as part of efforts to lure more foreigners to the country.
Int’l visitors to Viet Nam in May 2014 increases 20.66% over the same period last year
(TITC) – According to the General Statistics Office, international visitors to Viet Nam in May estimated 674,204 arrivals, increasing 20.66% over the same period last year and down 9.62% over last month.
Viet Nam - safe and friendly destination
(TITC) - May 16, 2014 in Ha Noi, Travel Department – Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Viet Nam Tourism Association organized a meeting with tourist group of Beijing Mega International Tourism Co., Ltd – Shanghai Branch as they have visiting famous destinations in Viet Nam including Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh Province) and Ho Chi Minh City.
Viet Nam joins cultural festival in New York
Viet Nam joined other Asian-Pacific countries to show off their distinctive cultural features at a heritage festival in New York City on May 24.