This year’s summer tourism season begins with the National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1) holidays which last for four days. Familiar destinations in the country such as Da Lat, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Sapa and Hoi An are still favorites with tourists. Survey data on the most favoured destinations and accommodation for the upcoming holiday has been conducted by Booking.com, one of the world's leading digital travel companies, showing that nature-based tourism is still the most popular sector. An island paradise leads the tourism summer season With the advantage of a long coastline and convenient transportation system, sea and island destinations are popular during the summer holidays. This year, Vung Tau leads the list, following by Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc. Front Beach in Vung Tau shimmering at night (Photo: Dulichso.vn) Being famous for its stunning beaches and crystal-clear water, Vung Tau is an ideal destination for a short and low-cost … [Read more...] about Which destinations will Vietnamese tourists choose for the National Reunification Day and May Day holidays?
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Hai Van Pass among ten most beautiful drives worldwide Hai Van Pass Hai Van Pass in Da Nang city has been listed among the 10 most beautiful drives in the world, according to a recent article published by Travel + Leisure magazine. Hai Van Pass has been dubbed "one of the best coast roads in the world" by Jeremy Clarkson, former host of British motoring show Top Gear. The website also recommends that those travelling along the route take the road slow as conditions can become a slightly foggy. Running for a total length of 20km, the pass has become one of the most popular destinations for visitors to snap photographs, with over 52,000 photos taken at the site uploaded to Instagram. The global list is based on analysis provided by Pentagon Motor Group (PMG), which searches more than seven million Instagram hashtags in order to uncover the world's most stunning routes. As part of PMG’s research, they discovered that the Great Ocean Road in Australia is the most … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 27
Vietnam willing to support India in fighting COVID-19: Deputy FM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on April 27 hosted a reception for Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Kumar Verma, during which he affirmed Vietnam’s solidarity and readiness to stand side by side with the Indian government and people in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Dung expressed his sympathy over hardships and damage caused by the second COVID-19 wave in India, voicing his belief that the country will soon overcome this difficult time and challenges. He also conveyed the sympathies of Vietnamese leaders and people to their Indian counterparts. In reply, the Indian Ambassador briefed his host on the COVID-19 situation in the South Asian nation and voiced his gratitude for the sentiments and support of the Vietnamese Government and people for India. He affirmed that the Indian government will create the best conditions and exert efforts to ensure safety for Vietnamese citizens … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 28
Five domestically-transmitted cases of COVID-19 reported on April 29 Vietnam recorded 45 cases of COVID-19 in the past 12 hours to 6pm April 29, with 39 detected among people being quarantined after arrival, one case who had completed quarantine after arrival and five connected cases, according to the Health Ministry. Patient 2899 returned from Japan on April 7 and was released from a concentrated quarantine site in Da Nang on April 22 after completing two weeks in quarantine and testing negative for the coronavirus three times. After returning to his home in the northern province of Ha Nam, he showed symptoms of coughing, fever and sore throat, and turned out to be positive on April 24. Four others in his family also contracted the virus. Another case detected in Ho Chi Minh City was also connected to Patient 2899. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 2,910, with 2,516 having recovered. The death toll remains at 35. Among patients still under treatment, … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 29
Central province debuts first Ngoc Linh ginseng plant It’s the first and the biggest plant nationwide specialising in producing finished products, pharmaceuticals and food from ginseng roots. The factory, which was built by Sam Sam Company with an investment of VND125 billion (US$5.4 million) in the first phase, would produce 200,000 capsules and provide 5 million Ngoc Linh ginseng saplings per year. Chairman of the company, Nguyen Duc Luc, said the plant will help build global production chains for the national brand and boost sustainable development of the Ngoc Linh ginseng zone in the district of Nam Tra My in Quang Nam Province. “We planned a 100ha ginseng farm in Nam Tra My district – a major ginseng farm in Viet Nam – to boost the production and conservation of primary forests,” Luc said. He said a fresh kilo of Ngoc Linh ginseng is sold for VND100 million (US$4,300), but processed products including capsules, foods, essential oils, cosmetics, drinks … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS APRIL 30