• Tourist arrival to Vietnam receives a setback at the onset of 2015

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Vietnam is observing a slight setback in its tourist arrival as international tourists have dropped from 10.6 per cent compared to the same time, Jan-Feb in the previous year.   Tour operators in Vietnam feel that the reason for this …

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  • Restoration of 82 stone tablets in Hanoi to promote historical and cultural values

    Published on : Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Hanoi authorities are restoring 82 stone tablets recording the royal examinations held under the Le-Mac dynasties (1442-1779) placed at Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (Vietnam’s first national university). The move is to promote the historical …

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  • Sofia and Hanoi ranked as the cheapest cities for travellers worldwide

    Published on : Tuesday, December 31, 2013

    In a recently published survey by TripAdvisor on 49 destinations, Sofia of Bulgaria were ranked as the cheapest cities for travellers worldwide. Hanoi has been rated as the second cheapest city for travellers among 49 surveyed destinations just after Sofia …

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  • US hit by freezing storm; more than 1000 flights cancelled

    Published on : Saturday, December 7, 2013

    Tumultuous weather continues continue to disrupt normal life in southwest US. Freezing rain coupled with strong winds forced closure of schools and businesses. The freezing conditions are expected to last through the weekend. According to reports, 4 people died of …

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  • U.S. Remains A Strong Destination For Russian Travel Boom

    Published on : Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    Fueled by its growing middle class and rising spending power, Russia is experiencing a travel boom like never before, according to research by Hotels.com®, which today publishes its Russian International Travel Monitor (RITM). Almost half (49 percent) of hoteliers worldwide …

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  • Sudan, Eritrea jointly inaugurate tourism fest

    Published on : Tuesday, November 26, 2013

    In a landmark development Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki on Sunday officially inaugurated the seventh Tourism and Shopping Festival in Port-Sudan, the capital city of the Red Sea state in eastern Sudan. “The tourism and …

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  • Scottish Tourism a Powerhouse for Job Creation

    Published on : Friday, November 22, 2013

    A report commissioned by VisitBritain has found that since 2010 tourism has been the fastest growing sector in the UK in employment terms, responsible for one-third of the net increase in UK jobs between 2010 and 2012. Recent employment growth …

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  • Kenya to Promote Conference Tourism at Spain Meet

    Published on : Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Exhibitions for the Incentive Business, Travel and Meetings (EIBTM), it is the important global trade fair for the meetings and incentive industry with hosted buyers and trade visitors. Kenya is set to highlight her diversity in conference tourism, in Barcelona, …

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  • South African Tourism’s Ubuntu Awards Are Back in The United Kingdom

    Published on : Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    South African Tourism’s (SA Tourism) Ubuntu Awards will be re-launched during this year’s WTM on the evening of Monday 4th November. With the event last held in the 2011, the awards return to the stage with a new and fresh …

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  • CBS reality contest will feature Abu Dhabi in its current season

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2013

    Abu Dhabi will be featured as a destination on the current season of the popular CBS reality contest, CBSThe Amazing Race. The first episode of this season’s show premiered on September 29th, and Abu Dhabi will be highlighted in episode …

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