This weekend the sky of Hanoi will have mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. The temperature is expected to fluctuate dramatically from 32oC to 34oC and chance of precipitation is 60%.
According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, the nation has welcomed over 3.8 million foreign arrivals in the first six months of 2012, an increase of 10.8% over the same period last year.
The national flag of Egypt, Egypt Air, is opening new air routes from Vietnam to Egypt in a very near future.
As part of the promotional program named “Hello Autumn” launched by Vietnam Airlines, passengers purchasing international flights will be entitled to 50 to 70% off the regular prices.
In an effort to further penetrate into domestic market, VietJet Air is opening an air route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang from August 3rd.
This weekend the sky of Hanoi will have mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms.
A latest announcement from UAE airline Etihad Airways that this air corporation is planning to open direct route between Ho Chi Minh City and UAE in October 2013.
Virtual Tourist, the leading free, travel-oriented community has recently named Ho Chi Minh City among the world’s top ten cities for street foods.
Hanoi People’s Council has approved a proposal by tourism administration of the city to develop 6 crucial clusters in different locations both in downtown and suburb area.
On July 19, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the central province of Quang Tri launched the opening of Cua Viet Tourist Service Centre in Gio Linh District.
The national flag carrier of Kazakhstan, Air Astana, is opening a new air route connecting Kazakhstan and Ho Chi Minh City in December 2012.
Information from the Mekong Delta Tourism Association (MDTA) shows 13 provinces and towns in this region has welcomed nearly 11 million travelers in the first half of 2012, which is a 2.29% increase compared to the same period last year.
Hanoi authorities said they will turn the city into a cultural centre by 2020 – the first of its kind in Vietnam.
In an effort to attract more international tourists and encourage them to stay longer, Hanoi Department for Culture, Sports and Tourism approved a new plan to improve amusement infrastructure.
Japanese swordsmen will demonstrate a traditional sword performance at the Japanese Bridge in the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival next month.
In an effort to explore Vietnam market as well as to expand flight routes, the United Arab Emirates’ airline Emirate has operated a new route connecting three destinations, including Moscow, Dubai and Ho Chi Minh City.
Hue Monuments Conservation Centre in cooperation with Japan’s Waseda University has completed work on a scaled down replica of Hue Citadel's Can Chanh Palace.
As announced by Vietnam Airlines representatives on July 12, the national flag carrier of Vietnam is launching additional flights on 16 domestic routes from now to August 5.
VNO this week (9 - 15 July)