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Extremely successful year: Vietjet reports 2016 revenue and profit

Vietjet (VJC - HOSE) announces its consolidated financial statements of 2016, audited by KPMG International Auditing Company. Following the international standard initial public offering...

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, but it is already generating buzz-worthy events.

Vietnam tourism: Lack of money for promotion campaigns is biggest problem

A report of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism VNAT showed that in 2000-2012, the state’s budget spent VND410 billion in total on the tourism promotion activities.

Asia luxury DMC launches first packages to Vietnam and Cambodia

The First luxury DMC in Asia, Luxury Travel Ltd. has launched its first set departure packages to Vietnam and Cambodia, due to run ever

Visiting Vietnam’s alluring city of Hoi An made easier by Agoda.com

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and alluring ci

Hanoi considering tourism police to protect tourists from street vendors

HANOI, Vietnam - The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has been asked by its department in Ha Noi to establish a tourism police force dedicated to protecting visitors who are increasingly suffe

Russian tourist kills fellow traveler in Vietnam

MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian tourist died after a fight with his compatriot and fellow-traveler in a coastal city of Nha Trang in southern Vietnam, The Tuoi Tre News website reported.

Luxury tourism in Vietnam grows despite global economic difficulties

In 2013, Luxury Travel Ltd [ www.luxurytravelvietnam.com ] expects a 30% growth, as “High-end travelers still have money and time, and they can travel even during the financial crisis,” said Pham

The luxurious side of travel to Vietnam and Cambodia

"Vietnam and Cambodia are fast emerging as luxury travel destinations," says Luxury Travel Ltd. founder Mr. Pham.

Agoda.com offers big savings for Vietnamese Tet Festival

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has selected a list of hotels offering big savings in the leadup for the colorful

Top Vietnam hotel appoints first Vietnamese GM

HUE, Vietnam — Twenty years after Vietnam emerged from decades of war and privation, lighting up on the radar screens of travelers worldwide, maturation of the country's hospitality industry reached

Vietnam bans construction of unsafe wooden tourist boats

Building new wooden tour boats equipped with sleeping cabins will be forbidden starting from May 1, 2013 in an effort to ensure tourists’ safety after some boat sinking accidents in 2011.

First-ever Taiwan-Vietnam tourism conference will be held in Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The first-ever tourism conference between Taiwan and Vietnam will be held Wednesday in Taipei, with both sides aiming to develop travel exchanges and achieve sustainable growth in the

Kenya Airways signs codeshare with Vietnam Airlines

(eTN) - Kenya’s national airline has just announced their 17th codeshare agreement, linking Vietnam with Kenya via the airline’s direct flights to Bangkok, from where passengers can now enjoy seam

Vietnam’s tourism industry struggling

In this difficult economic time, many Vietnamese continue to prefer saving money over splurging on tours.

Report: Child sex tourism increasing in Vietnam

Sexual abuse of children has been increasing in Vietnam, especially in tourist destinations, but the country's Penal Code lacks a clause directly governing child sex tourism crimes, says a joint surve

Luxury Travel Ltd. promotes high-end Vietnam tourism products at WTM London...

HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam-based Luxury Travel ( www.luxurytravelvietnam.com ) will join the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in October to promote luxury travel products at World Trave

Vietnam’s first luxury tour operator promotes to Australians

Vietnam now has world-class hotels and resorts, beaches, and cuisine, in addition to its natural beauty, rich history, and traditional culture.

Vietnamese authorities: Ha Long Bay tourists being ripped off

QUANG NINH, Vietnam — Tour boats in Ha Long Bay, a newly voted world heritage site in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, have been banned from stopping at floating fishing villages during

hotel deals in China and Vietnam

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced special hotel deals in China and Vietnam in time for the Mid-Autumn

Number of Chinese visitors to Vietnam drops

HANOI, Vietnam - The number of Chinese tourists visiting Vietnam in the January-August period dropped by 9.7% from the same period last year, and arrivals from this source market are forecast to remai

Vietnam’s tourism short on toilets

The number of public restrooms at tourist destinations in Viet Nam only meets about 30 per cent of demand, which is believed to leave a bad impression on tourists and cause environmental problems.

Sheraton Nha Trang hotel and UNICEF join to help children in...

NHA TRANG, Vietnam - For 16 years, UNICEF and Starwood Hotels and Resorts have been working together to raise funds for the world’s most vulnerable children - remarkably, almost US$8 million has bee

Centara Phu Quoc offers Tropical Detox Retreat package on Vietnam’s holiday...

If you are feeling a little jaded, the Tropical Detox Retreat package being offered by Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc, Centara Boutique Collection in Vietnam, from now until September 30, 2012 will so

A sea-change for the tourist boats on Halong Bay

HA LONG BAY, Vietnam — As Vietnam makes good on its selection as one of the world’s ‘New 7 Wonders of Nature,’ the authorities in the country’s premier tourist destination issued a whitewash

Vietnam’s first Spa Cenvaree provides luxurious relaxation in a beachside setting

The first Spa Cenvaree to open in Vietnam, set in a quiet bay on Phu Quoc island, offers sublime treatments in a tranquil beachside setting.

New luxury tour office opens in Vietnam

Danang has a growing range of tourist facilities, which is contributing to the growth of Danang as a tourism hub. To capitalize on this trend, Luxury Travel Ltd.

Vietnamese tour companies want low interest loans, tax breaks

To survive the current tough times due to slowing tourism demands, local travel agencies are seeking tax extensions and loans with reduced interest rates.