Adventure Travel Officially Recognized in Da Lat

By May J.

10 local tour operators and travel agents were licensed to operate adventure tours by The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Lam Dong Province on 20July2017. This is the first time that adventure travel has been officially recognized by the authority.

Speedboats for Soc Trang and Con Dao Island

By Thu Huong.

From 14July2017 Superdong started operating speedboat trips between Soc Trang and Con Dao Island. The boat departs Soc Trang everyday at the Port of the Police Border of Tran De District (Soc Trang Province) at 0800 A.M and arrives at Ben Dam Port on Con Dao Island after 150 minutes. The return trip starts from Con Dao at 13:00.

Thailand extends stays for medical tourism

Thu Huong.

Visitors to Thailand from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and China for medical purposes are to enjoy a stay of up to 90 days. The new policy comes into effect from 12July2017. The earlier policy allowed for a 30-day stay. This is a part of a strategy by the Thai government in efforts to turn Thailand into one of the biggest destinations in the World for medical tourism.

New luxury train for Saigon - Nha Trang

By Thu Huong.

Today Vietnam Railway Coprs starts operating a new high-quality train for Saigon - Nha Trang route. The new train has a modern design which has more space inside, and which is built with sound-reduction and fire-proof materials.

Luxury Hotels in Hanoi booked out until Q1 2018

By Thu Huong.

The number of visitors to Hanoi in the first half of 2017 is 11 million of which 2 million are foreign travellers, an increase of 13% compared to the same period in 2016. After several years of low occupancy, it is the first time that luxury hotels in Hanoi have rooms booked out from now until the first quarter of 2018.