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The Saigontourist Travel Services Co. on May 17 welcomed the luxury cruise liner Bremen of Germany on its first voyage to Vietnam, with 750 tourists aboard.
Lotus adds to Bau Trang Lake beauty 
Bau Trang Lake is a spectacular sight nestled in the middle of baking hot sand dunes in early summer.
Festival can help farmers sell more fruit 
The organizer of the annual Southern Fruit Festival, which will start early next month in HCMC, expects the event to help promote southern fruits and achieve sales of around 1, 000 tons of fruit, up around 200 tons from last year’s event.

City firms to restart Japanese tours 
Local travel firms are planning a summer campaign to restart tours to Japan after business fell away in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck in March.

Thom Rom fishing village 
If you think that visiting Can Tho City is only to shop in the floating markets, bicycle around the orchards or drift along canals under shades of water coconut trees, think again. Tourists have just got to spend time stopping by the Thom Rom craft village to know more about the fascinating ancient craft of fishing net weaving and the daily life of fishermen.
Timeshare – a new way to relax and spend money of the rich    
Instead of paying money for specific nights of staying at luxurious resorts, rich people now tend to pay money to purchase the right to stay at the resorts for tens of years. This is now considered a “smart consumption method” in Vietnam.

Southeast Asia in focus at Ethnology Museum  
To mark International Children’s Day on June 1, the Vietnam Ethnology Museum in Hanoi will host ‘Get Acquainted with Southeast Asia’ on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, 2011.

Bac Ha Horse Race 2011 
The Fifth Bac Ha Traditional Horse Race Open 2011 will take place on May 28th and 29th at the Bac Ha Town Stadium (Lao Cai Province). This event, hosted by the People's Committee of Bac Ha District, is one of the activities in the tourism program “Returning to Roots 2011” of three provinces, including Phu Tho, Yen Bai and Lao Cai.
Southern Fruit Festival in HCM City     
The Southern Fruit Festival opened at Suoi Tien Park in HCM City’s District 9 on June 1. The annual event, held by the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development aims to introduce domestic and foreign visitors wide range of fruit from the South of the country.
Day tripping Sa Pa 
The sun was shining brightly over terraced hills dressed in brilliant emerald folds. Summer had finally arrived in SaPa, and so had we.
Da Nang hosts China’s tourism promotion seminar   
The International Resort Silver Shore, in coordination with the Chinese AoYou Travel Company, held a seminar on May 24 on tourism promotion in China.

Danang calls for investment in tourism complex 
Danang Land Exploitation and Management Co. on Tuesday invited investors to put their money into Van Village resort and entertainment complex in Lien Chieu District, which is expected to cover over 1, 500 hectares with the total investment of US$5 billion.

Participants at a seminar on Nha Trang Bay have agreed that one of the measures to preserve the bay is to increase the community’s role in management and exploration of coral resources.
The Quang Binh Culture and Tourism Week 2011 with many plentiful and diversified activities will take place from June 5 to 11, 2011 in Quang Binh Province. This is the first event held to welcome the new tourism season in Quang Binh.
Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda) was built in the former imperial capital of Hue in 1601, hence one of the oldest religious buildings in the country.