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Ben Thanh Tourist is offering a four-day and three-night tour to Hanoi and Halong every Thursday in a series of special tours to celebrate 1, 000 years of Thang Long- Hanoi.
Rare prints composed by world famous Spanish artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes between 1810 and 1820 are on display for the second time in Vietnam at an exhibition in the HCMC Fine Arts Museum. The 33 etchings are from Goya’s series Disaster of War, which is a collection of painful scenes from Spain’s War of Independence (1808-1814) against the French.
The Halong Tourism Festival 2010 will take place in the northern border province of Quang Ninh from April 29 to May 2. Visitors to the event will have an opportunity to participate in various activities, such as a beauty pageant, a photo exhibition of Halong Bay, a concert, boat-racing, a music performance and fireworks display.
Ho Chi Minh City is scheduled to welcome 3, 250 European tourists from two five-star international cruise ships - the Costa Classica and the Costa Allegra - on March 22 and 23.
The central province of Quang Binh has been chosen to be the highlighted destination at the HCMC Tourism Day 2010, organisers of the annual event said at a press conference.
The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2010 opened on April 8, featuring more than 150 pavilions from travel companies, hotels and airlines both in and outside the city.
The Bac Ninh Festival 2010 will be held at the national level at the Kinh Bac cultural centre, said Nguyen Dang Tuc, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, on April 1. Party and State leaders, representatives from ministries, agencies, embassies and Ly clan representatives from the Republic of Korea will attend the opening ceremony on April 17.
Many relics and other popular sites in the southern province of Kien Giang have been taken over by trespassers and squatters despite authorities efforts to protect them.
The heads of 20 of the largest tourist agencies in France are on a special tour of Vietnam and Cambodia (Famtour) organised by the Vietnam Airlines representative office in France from April 7-12. The visitors are the leaders of well-known French tourism companies such as Afat, Carlson WLT, Go Voyage, Havas Nouvelles Frontieres and Selectour.
The airline said authorities in Macau revoked the carrier’s license for flights to Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne and Jakarta without any prior notice.
The People’s Committee of Hanoi City and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) have agreed to showcase a part of the relics at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel on the occasion of the capital city’s 1, 000th founding anniversary.
The Wild Beach Resort & Spa located on the beach of Ninh Phuoc Village, Ninh Hoa District in Khanh Hoa Province will celebrate Vietnam’s Reunification Day (April 30) and Labor Day (May 1) by offering an attractive promotional package called All Inclusive!
Representatives from Vietnam and China met on April 7 and agreed to work together to explore tourism potential of Ban Gioc Waterfalls in northern Cao Bang Province to ensure sustainable development and environmental protection.
Beach resorts have become increasingly popular among HCM City residents seeking to escape the city's scorching weather during the long holiday weekend at the end of this month.
More than VND2.6 trillion (US$130 million) will be invested in a new Buddhist tourism area in the northern province of Quang Ninh, announced the investor, ATS Real Estate Investment Joint Stock Company and the Management Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha on April 10.