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7 travel ideas for Tet in Vietnam

With just over a week until Tet, Vietnam’s biggest and most important festival, here is a list of seven holiday destinations worth consideration. Staycation in Ho Chi Minh City InterContinental Residences Saigon, Sheraton Saigon and Renaissance Riverside Saigon are offering staycation packages with room prices starting from $155 a night, …

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Vietnam Airlines to resume regular flights to Europe

Vietnam Airlines to resume regular flights to Europe

Vietnam Airlines plans to resume regular flights to France, Germany, Russia, and the U.K. starting Monday, after a gap of almost two years caused by the Covid pandemic. The national flag carrier will operate its first flight to Europe from Hanoi to London in the U.K. on Monday and another …

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Experts want free entry for foreign tourists from April 30

Experts want free entry for foreign tourists from April 30

Experts have called for fully reopening the country to foreign tourists from April 30 since Vietnam has one of the world’s highest Covid-19 vaccination rates. Tran Trong Kien, chairman of the National Tourism Advisory Board, and Truong Gia Binh, head of the Private Economic Development Research Board, said at a …

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Binh Thuan wants to be added to vaccine passport tourism list

Binh Thuan wants to be added to vaccine passport tourism list

Authorities in the coastal Binh Thuan Province have sought the tourism ministry’s green light to allow in foreign tourists from next month under a vaccine passport program. Its people’s committee on Thursday sent a proposal for a two-phase international tourism reopening program to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism …

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International flights to Vietnam resume after two years

International flights to Vietnam resume after two years

The first regular commercial flight in nearly two years arrived in Vietnam with 121 passengers from the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Vietnam Airlines flight VN852 landed at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC at 6:45 p.m, Saturday. The passengers were overseas Vietnamese and people from Japan, Germany, South Korea, Indonesia …

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Hanoi bans outdoor New Year’s Eve programs over Covid

Hanoi bans outdoor New Year's Eve programs over Covid

Hanoi will allow no outdoor programs on New Year’s Eve while the central towns of Hue and Hoi An will suspend a series of countdown events due to the worsening pandemic situation. Authorities in Hanoi have decided not to organize fireworks shows and outdoor countdown events on New Year’s Eve …

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Phu Quoc welcomes 210 Uzbek tourists with vaccine passports

Phu Quoc welcomes 210 Uzbek tourists with vaccine passports

210 tourists from Uzbekistan landed at Phu Quoc Airport in the southern province Kien Giang Saturday on a nine-day tour under the ongoing vaccine passport trial program. They arrived on a charter flight operated by Uzbekistan Airlines. The Uzbek visitors will stay at the Vinpearl Discovery Coastalland Phu Quoc, and …

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