Egypt to end on-arrival visas for lone travellers

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Egypt will stop issuing on-arrival visas to lone travellers, officials said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at bolstering border security but prompting fears that tourism revenues could be harmed.

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World’s largest cave gets temporary reprieve from cable car

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World’s largest cave gets temporary reprieve from cable car

An adventure tour through the world's largest cave Son Doong in Quang Binh Province. Photo courtesy of Oxalis

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VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus programme for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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VNAT to launch tourism stimulus program

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

VNAT to launch tourism stimulus program

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus program for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months.

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Thailand develops tourism rebranding plans

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

The Thai Tourism Ministry is planning to develop five places into quality destinations as a part of a plan aimed at encouraging tourist groups to increase their spending while in the country.

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

Despite opposition from travelers and caution from the UNESCO, the tourism ministry has allowed Quang Binh Province to start planning a cable car project that will penetrate into Son Doong, the world’s largest cave.

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New Year firework show planned to light up HCM City

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

New Year firework show planned to light up HCM City

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City is set to light the sky within credible firework display at Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1 to welcome in the 2015 New Year with a sparkling barrage of colour and sound.

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Thailand improves foreign languages for tour guides before AEC

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports will provide foreign language courses for local tour guides in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) next year.

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Trekking tragedy shakes Nepal's faith in shoestring tourism

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Trekking tragedy shakes Nepal's faith in shoestring tourism

German tourist Tobias Pantel is determined to leave soon on a five-day hike in the Annapurna region, the very place where dozens were killed by a freak blizzard and avalanches in Nepal's most deadly trekking disaster.

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Why we still lag behind

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Why we still lag behind

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has tasked inferior levels to find out concrete reasons why Viet Nam still lags behind the region while presiding over the Government’s monthly meeting from September 29-30.

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VCPMC settles copyright fee feud

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

The Viet Nam Centre for Protection of Music Copyright (VCPMC) and the concert organiser of Vietnamese overseas singer Khanh Ly have struck a deal after a prolonged battle over copyright fees.

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Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

VietNamNet Bridge – The Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry has promulgated a document warning agencies and individuals not to exhibit or use symbols or objects unsuited to Vietnamese customs and culture.

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Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

The Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry has promulgated a document warning agencies and individuals not to exhibit or use symbols or objects unsuited to Vietnamese customs and culture.

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Thailand considers visa fee exemption for European tourists

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

Thailand’s Tourism Ministry is considering a proposal to exempt visa fees for visitors from European countries to improve the country's tourism industry as the high season is arriving.

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Cambodia welcomes 2.2 million foreign arrivals in H1

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

Cambodia welcomed 2.2 million foreign visitors in the first six months of 2014, up 5.2 percent over the same period last year, according to statistics from the Cambodian Tourism Ministry.

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