In attempt to provide the most decent support, the local government is going to issue Da Nang Pass to tourists, which is a versatile card, for checking information about the city’s tourist areas, shops and hotels, as well as paying for purchases, instead of cash.
The reputable travel website Agoda.com has recently recognized 36 hotels of Vietnam in the list of winners of the Gold Circle Award 2012.
The US Conde Nast Traveler Magazine has listed five resorts and hotels in Vietnam in the top 20 best hotels and resorts in Southeast Asia and Asia.
Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam Province) has been listed among top 10 best tourism cities in Asia by the reputable tourism magazine Conde Nast Traveler in the US.
A new daily tour discovering various attractions in both Quang Nam and Da Nang has been introduced by Ly’s Travel Company (Hoi An Town).
Hoi An has started planning for a new outdoor theater and a guest center with the total investment reaching VND 15 billion (US$750,000).
According to the online version of The Telegraph (UK), the number of travelers from the UK to Vietnam has rapidly increased in this summer.
In a recent online survey conducted by Smart Travel Asia, a reputable travel and trade journal in Hong Kong; Hanoi and Hoi An are put in the top ten destinations in Asia in 2012.
Japan’s leading hiphop artist Coma-Chi will entertain Vietnamese hiphop fan in Hanoi (23 August) and Hoi An (26 August) thanks to the invitation of the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange and CAMA ATK, Hanoi’s major independent music promoter.
As announced by Hoi An Center for Culture and Sports in the central province of Quang Nam, the 2012 Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange will take place from August 24-26 in Hoi An ancient town.
Ho Chi Minh City is in its rainy season, so it’s not surprising that variable clouds and scattered thunderstorms happen and precipitation probability is still at 60%.
Japanese swordsmen will demonstrate a traditional sword performance at the Japanese Bridge in the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival next month.
Hoi An ancient town, located in the south central coast of Vietnam, has been chosen to host the third International Choir Festival from June 19 - 22 next year.
Hoi An People’s Committee has agreed on the lending of the town’s antiques to Kyushu National Museum, Japan for exhibition. Time of the exhibition is kept unveiled.
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Last week, the 7 Australian Television Guide started to make film about tour on river clean-up, fishing, plowing and rice planting in Hoi An, offered by the local tour operators.
7 international luxurious cruises are projected to visit Vietnam from February 14th to March 5th this year.
According to information from Vietnam Data Communication Company Zone 3 (VDC3), at the beginning time of this year, the company has just initiated its project to provide free Wi-fi Internet in Hoi An (Quang Nam Province).
2011 could be considered as a successful year to tourism industry in Hoi An with over 1.5 million tourists visiting this charming city.
According to Quang Nam authorities, the province’s governance has approved a new campaign to conserve and protect tourism value of Cam Thanh village – a potential destination for eco-tourism in Hoi An.