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Vietnam Working On Opening For Tourists This Year

Vietnam is hoping to emulate the “Phuket Sandbox” plan in Thailand, to help restart international tourism in the country in the near future. Main picture Phu Quoc beach credit dronepicr on flickr Phuket was chosen as the first area in Thailand to offer quarantine-free travel to international travellers because of its low Covid-19 rates, theContinue reading "Vietnam Working On Opening For Tourists This Year"

Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble

Vietnam and Singapore are discussing relaxation of travel restrictions between the two countries for business trips and leisure trips to selected areas. Main picture Hue, Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr The plans are dependent on the inoculation programme in Vietnam, at the moment just 2% have been vaccination. While they wait for progress in VietnamContinue reading "Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble"

Vietnam Looking At Long Term Sustainable Tourism

The Vietnamese Prime Minister has approved a new planning task that will look at sustainable tourism within the country. Main picture view from the Marble Mountains over Da Nang credit Andrew Magill on flickr The plan will focus on environmental protection, how tourism and conservation can work harmoniously, sustainable development toward green growth and theContinue reading "Vietnam Looking At Long Term Sustainable Tourism"

Demand For Vietnam Travel Increases

The Covid-19 vaccination progress in Europe and North America is leading to more people becoming confident and willing to travel again and tourism operators in Vietnam are reporting increasing demand in the country. Picture Phu Quoc beach in Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr VNExpress is reporting that inbound travel agencies in Vietnam have been receivingContinue reading "Demand For Vietnam Travel Increases"

Bamboo Airways Plans US And Canada Flights To Vietnam

Bamboo Airways continues to plan for the recovery of the global air travel industry with new applications for routes to North America. Main picture Bamboo airways plane on runway credit Melvinnnnnnnnnnnn on flickr In April this year the airline announced that it had secured slits for direct flights from Vietnam to London Heathrow to addContinue reading "Bamboo Airways Plans US And Canada Flights To Vietnam"

Vietnam Airlines To Sell Planes

Vietnam Airlines has confirmed that it is going to auction 11 of its older Airbus A321 CEO aircraft. Vietnam Airlines take off credit Ikasara on flickr The Vietnamese flag carrier announced the news earlier this week with bids for the aircraft being accepted until 29th June. The 11 planes are all more than 12 yearsContinue reading "Vietnam Airlines To Sell Planes"

Increasing Covid-19 Cases Delays International Tourism Return In Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore

Any talk of reopening borders to international tourists in much of Southeast Asia has stopped as countries struggle to contain ongoing outbreaks of Covid-19. Main picture Mui Ne, Vietnam credit Arvydas Arnasius on Unsplash Vietnam Vietnam has today recorded an additional 67 cases of the virus. To many this may seem very low, but VietnamContinue reading "Increasing Covid-19 Cases Delays International Tourism Return In Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore"

Vietnam Eco-Tourism Project Given Green Light

Binh Dinh province in Vietnam has given approval for an eco-tourism project planned for the Phuoc Thuan commune in central Vietnam. Main picture Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh, Vietnam The 4,990 billion project is planned to start later this year and be completed by the end of 2025. The aim of the scheme is to buildContinue reading "Vietnam Eco-Tourism Project Given Green Light"

Endangered Primate Released Into Wild In Vietnam

Forest rangers transport a red shanked douc langur to Bach Ma National Park in Vietnam. Credit VN Express / Cong Bang A critically endangered red-shanked langur douc (sometimes referred to as brown-shanked) has been released back into the wild in central Vietnam. The monkey was found by a local resident near Ta Trach Lake, whoContinue reading "Endangered Primate Released Into Wild In Vietnam"

Hai Van Pass Vietnam Among World’s Most Beautiful Drives

A group of riders seen navigating one of the big hairpin turns on the Hai Van Pass. Photo: Hidden Hoi An The stunning Hai Van Pass, north of Da Nang in Vietnam has been named as one of the World’s Most Beautiful Drives. The Pentagon Motor Group in the UK recently published their list “AreContinue reading "Hai Van Pass Vietnam Among World’s Most Beautiful Drives"

Sustainable Tourism Projects In Central Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam credit Andrew Magill on flickr The province of Quang Nam in Vietnam, home to Hoi An has plans to develop additional sustainable sea and island tourism products. Quang Nam is a province in central Vietnam, bordering Laos to the west and the sea to the east. It’s home to My Son, aContinue reading "Sustainable Tourism Projects In Central Vietnam"

Vietnam Eco-Tourism Project In Da Nang

Son Tra, Vietnam credit ilf_ on flickr The Vietnamese central city Da Nang has committed to developing Son Tra peninsula into a “high-class national ecotourism area”. The plan will ban the construction of any new accommodation projects and review existing tourism services. The peninsula lies 10 km northeast of the city centre covers over 10,880Continue reading "Vietnam Eco-Tourism Project In Da Nang"

Thailand and Vietnam Twitter Stories

We have found some incredible videos from Thailand and Vietnam on Twitter over the last couple of days and just had to share with you. We have environmentally-friendly drinking straws, a whale who has learnt a nore energy efficient fishing method, two elephant stories some incredible drone footage of islands near Pattaya, a Mekong DeltaContinue reading "Thailand and Vietnam Twitter Stories"

Central Square Plan For Da Nang Vietnam

Da Nang, Vietnam at night credit Mohammad Imran on Unsplash Plans have been announced for a new 9 hectare central square as a centrepiece for tourists and local events. The plans would see the square built in the area home to the Dien Hai Citadel near to the River Han. The citadel is a nationalContinue reading "Central Square Plan For Da Nang Vietnam"

Vietnam Vaccine Passport Plans Under Fire

Last week we reported that Quang Nam Province had submitted proposals to the Vietnamese government to allow vaccinated foreign travellers to the region. However the proposals have had a mixed response and many believe that allowing tourists into cordoned off resorts under heavy supervision is not the correct approach. Pham Trung Luong, the former headContinue reading "Vietnam Vaccine Passport Plans Under Fire"

Plans For Direct Flights Between Vietnam And USA

Bamboo Airways plane credit Melvinnnnnnnn on flickr The ambitious expansion plans of Bamboo Airways conitue following news that it is planning on flying to San Francisco from September. We recently reported that the Hanoi based airline had secured potentially lucrative landing slots at Heathrow Airport in London, adding to plans for direct flights to FrankfortContinue reading "Plans For Direct Flights Between Vietnam And USA"

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