Vietnamese flock to Hanoi city after New Year holiday

Many travel companies have launched tours to welcome the coming Solar and Lunar New Year Holidays 2010. Vietnamese young people tend to join journeys on the occasion of Solar New Year and traditional Lunar Tet holiday.Tourism products to mark the coming Solar and Lunar New Year holidays will be launched from Christmas festival. Travel companies are racing with one another by launching attractive tours. The most prominent should be tours to the U.S. and the Europe. Hustled and bustled atmosphere of the Christmas Day and Solar New Year festival will overwhelm all streets as this is global tourism season. And…... [read more]

Twenty-nine people lost their lives in 34 traffic accidents occurring across the country on Saturday, the first day of the New Year holiday, the Vietnam National Traffic Safety Committee has reported.Thirty-two others were also injured in the crashes.Out-of-towners typically start to get home while an influx of residents hit the road for tourist destinations to celebrate the New Year holiday, which increases risks of road accidents.The holiday lasts three days from Saturday.Police across the country slapped fines totaling over VND4.5 billion (US$ 197,592) on 5,129 violators of traffic rules the same day.A hotline launched by the Vietnam National Traffic Safety…... [read more]

Twenty-nine people lost their lives in 34 traffic accidents occurring across the country on Saturday, the first day of the New Year holiday, the Vietnam National Traffic Safety Committee has reported. Thirty-two others were also injured in the crashes. Out-of-towners typically start to get home while an influx of residents hit the road for tourist destinations to celebrate the New Year holiday, which increases risks of road accidents. The holiday lasts three days from Saturday. Police across the country slapped fines totaling over VND4.5 billion (US$ 197,592) on 5,129 violators of traffic rules the same day. A hotline launched by…... [read more]

During the first days of the New Year, the number of both domestic and international visitors to different localities of Vietnam increases sharply, according to Vietnam Administration of Tourism. Sa Pa town of tourism in Lao Cai northern mountainous attracted a lot of visitors during the first three days of the New Year, making all of hotels and guest houses overbooked. The tourist sites in Ta Van, Ban Ho, Ta Phin communes lures many tourists, one third of them is foreigners. The Ham Rong tourism site alone received around 3,000 visitors on the first two days of the New Year.…... [read more]

Sa Pa, Da Lat and Mai Chau are considered most attractive destinations for tourists during New Year holidays thanks to their natural beauty, fresh air and peaceful environment. Sa Pa Many visitors flock to Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai to spend their New Year holidays. They will have a chance to see snowfall in winter like in Northern Europe. Foggy Sa Pa lures a large number of visitors during Christmas and New Year season which see a wide range of activities such as music and dance performances, love market, and folk games. Da Lat Located…... [read more]

Outbound tours are attracting a large number of Vietnamese tourists who wish to explore new lands around the world during their four-day New Year holiday (January 1-4, 2015). According to travel agencies, shopping paradises such as Hong Kong ( China ), Thailand , Malaysia and Europe are favourite destinations for domestic holidaymakers as they launch numerous promotional programmes to stimulate consumption. Other choices are Australia, Dubai, Japan, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China, which will host bustling festive and cultural activities. Taking advantage of the occasion, many travel firms have developed and offered…... [read more]

Air travel during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday will becomemore expensive as of October 15, when domestic airlines go ahead with aplanned price hike. A representative of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam confirmed to the newspaper Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer) that it had received the proposal of airfare increases from carriers Vietnam Airlines, Air Mekong and VietJet Air. The highestjump from Vietnam Airlines is 50,000 VND (2.40 USD) per trip, while itsHanoi – HCM City one-way ticket will rise by 20,000 VND (0.90USD) to 2.67 million VND (128 USD), not including 10 percent VAT(value-added tax) and the 44,000…... [read more]

It is expected to welcome 75,000 travelers in the first quarter of 2013, up 25 percent from a year earlier.The number of visitors to Sapa, Hanoi, Hue, Danang, Hoi An and some others places of interest not far from Ho Chi Minh City, is growing fast. Saigontourist has introduced more than 50 tours for those Vietnamese who want to enjoy New Year celebrations in the US, Australia, Europe, South Africa, Japan, the RoK and Taiwan.It plans to serve 6,000 tourists during the New Year holiday (up 10 percent) and 20,000 during the Lunar New Year Festival (up 15 percent) from…... [read more]

In a move apparently to cool off a heated debate among Vietnamese netizens over the Lunar New Year holiday, a government spokesman has said the country will not skip the traditional spring festival anytime soon.Vietnamese netizens have spent years arguing whether the country should break traditions and join most of the modern world in celebrating just one single New Year holiday, or it should keep observing the Lunar New Year, known in the country as Tet.The debate became unusually contentious ahead of Tet this year, which started in late January, with some suggesting that the government merge the two events together into one…... [read more]

NDO/VNA – More than 206,600 tourists visited Hanoi during the New Year holiday from December 31, 2016 to January 2, 2017.The figure was 15% higher than the figure recorded in the same period last year.Among the tourists, 53,337 were international visitors, an increase of 34%, while 153,300 were domestic holiday makers, up 9%.On January 1 alone, 18,334 international visitors arrived in Hanoi, up 51% from one year earlier.Thomas Bauche of Germany was the first international traveler to set foot in Hanoi on the first day of 2017.The walking zone surrounding Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi was the most popular…... [read more]




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