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Typhoon Nida forces Vietnam Airlines to reschedule flights

Vietnam Airlines said it plans to reschedule flights from and to Hong Kong and Guangzhou (China) on Tuesday due to Typhoon Nida. Eight flights departing from or to the two destinations will be delayed from 3 hours 35 minutes to 5 hours 40 minutes, according to the national flag carrier. The changes may affect flight ... Read More »

It’s the best time to visit Korea and Taiwan with Vietjet

As the best travel season is coming, Vietjet offers 30,000 super-saving tickets priced only from USD0 in line with the “12pm, It’s time to Vietjet” from August 3 to August 5, 2016 on Vietjet’s website. The promotion is applied for all routes to Taiwan and Korea, between August 23, 2016 to March 26, 2017 for HCMC/Hanoi – Seoul routes and ... Read More »

Ship hits several boats in Nha Trang, terrifies foreign tourists

A cruise ship carrying 10 foreign tourists crashed into three anchored boats and sank one of them while leaving a pier in Nha Trang in central Vietnam Sunday. The vessel, piloted by Banh Thanh Duy, 31, first hit a boat that broke up and sank in five minutes. No one was aboard it. The ship went on to hit two ... Read More »

Experts divided on Vietnam elephant-watching tour

Experts were divided over a draft plan to begin elephant-watching tours in the central province of Quang Nam when they met last week at the launch of the 1st Elephant Conservation Week. The plan by the Forestry Administration, is to launch a tour in Quang Nam’s Nong Son District in the first stage. Conservationists estimated six to 10 wild elephants ... Read More »

August highlights at Park Hyatt Saigon

The luxury mooncake collection at Park Hyatt Saigon This autumn, Park Hyatt Saigon proudly presents an exclusive high-end mooncake collection, perfect for family gatherings and gifts during the meaningful Mid-Autumn Festival season. The Park Hyatt Saigon mooncake collection consists of four cakes in four different shapes, combining traditional and contemporary flavors. Pure Lotus Double York, consisting of pure lotus paste ... Read More »

7 things scare foreign tourists in Vietnam: Deputy PM

Seventy percent of international tourists do not return to Vietnam for a second time and there are seven things that scare many of them away, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a tourism promotion conference in Quang Nam Tuesday. They are robberies, minor thefts, traffic gridlock, traffic accidents, services quality, dirty toilets, and pollution, he said. “Vietnam is ... Read More »

Hanoi to lift midnight curfew for tourists to have fun

Hanoi plans to lift its midnight curfew to let tourists have more fun at night, the city chairman said at a tourism promotion conference in Hoi An Tuesday. Nguyen Duc Chung said many foreigners consider Hanoi’s night life a “specialty,” and so the city is going to give them more of it. Entertainment spots would be allowed to remain open ... Read More »

New Fusion hotel opens in HCMC

Fusion Suites Saigon, which has recently opened in Ho Chi Minh City, is providing free daily spa treatment to all guests during their stays. The hotel, the latest addition to the Fusion brand under Serenity Holding, added that its spa has 200 qualified therapists. Guests and visitors can also try out the new 24-hour Fresh restaurant on the ground floor or head ... Read More »

Vietjet passengers to enjoy up to 15 pct discount for all ATM card payment

Vietjet and the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (Napas) team up for a promotion entitled “To the Open Skies with domestic-payment cards” which offers up to 15 percent discount for all passengers making bookings at www.vietjetair.com with ATM cards issued by 29 Vietnamese banks within 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. only from August 15 to August 22, 2016. The promotion ... Read More »

HCMC's overloaded Tan Son Nhat Airport to be expanded

Senior central officials flew in from Hanoi Thursday for a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss solutions to easing the overload on Tan Son Nhat Airport. Even before landing, many of them faced the problem they needed to urgently fix in the southern metro’s airport. “The Vietnam Airlines chairman [Pham Ngoc Minh] and Central Aviation Authority of Vietnam ... Read More »