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Da Nang to provide free water to tourists

Da Nang's culture, sport and tourism department will provide free water to local people and tourists under a pilot project later this year.

Da Nang’s culture, sport and tourism department will provide free water to local people and tourists under a pilot project later this year. Vice director of the department Tran Chi Cuong said four water stations would be installed in Bach Dang Street, in front of Con Market in Hung Vuong …

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Russian tourists come back to Vietnam

Russian tourists arrive at Cam Ranh airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

The number of Russians visiting Vietnam rose by more than half in October after months of declines due to the ruble’s fall. Roughly 24,000 Russian visitors arrived in Vietnam last month, a 60 percent year-on-year increase, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. This figure is impressive as the …

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Authorities vow no rip-offs in Phu Quoc during tourism event

Phu Quoc Island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.

Kien Giang authorities have pledged to prevent rip-offs and harassment of tourists next year when the province hosts the country’s biggest tourism event, media reports said Monday. Tran Chi Dung, director of the Mekong Delta province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, gave the assurance at a press conference on …

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Ultimate grilled beef at Nha Trang eatery

Packed: Lac Canh Restaurant is a favourite destination for local residents. It also hosts many tourists and foreigners.

Along with its wide open beaches, seafood right out of the ocean and hospitable people, Nha Trang can now boast about Lac Canh Grilled Beef Restaurant. Thanh Ha reports. Nha Trang has been my top destination for several years because of its beautiful beaches, fresh and delicious seafood and friendly …

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Train tours to central coast to begin this month

Ghenh Da Dia (Rocky Plate Reef) in Phu Yen - one of four provinces in central Vietnam that will offer train tours from Ho Chi Minh City.

Tourists traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to the central coast will have more options this month with discounted tours being launched jointly by tourism agencies and the railways following an agreement they signed on November 9. The agreement was signed by the Saigon Railway Transport Company and the tourism …

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Escape to quiet seaside getaway

Panaromic: The view from Vinh Thuc's lighthouse is even more beautiful than on Co To Island

My friend and I are in the habit of travelling to beaches around late fall to early winter to enjoy their vastness and quietness. We feast our eyes on the crystal blue ocean, with the ceaseless waves breaking gently on the shore, which puts our urban minds at ease. The …

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