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FIRST HOLIDAY INN HOTEL IN VIETNAM OPENS IN HO CHI MINH CITY

The hotel features 350 well-appointed rooms, including 100 spacious suites, all of which feature city or pool views. The fourth-floor lifestyle zone offers comfortable lounges, a 50-metre swimming pool, and a 24-hour gym while the Kids Stay & Eat Free programme and Kid’s Activity Room make the hotel a wonderful option for families.

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VIETNAMESE AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN SUPPORTS BAMBOO AIRWAYS' EXPANSION EFFORTS

This stable and substantive relationship is built from many positive factors, including a favourable political foundation, the Vietnamese Government’s support for bilateral trade and the special connection between the two countries’ peoples, shown by the up to 1.2 million visitors travelling between the two countries every year.

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PRIVATE SECTOR SUGGESTS WIDER VISA EXEMPTIONS

In the morning on May 2, at the session about tourism in the Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019, travel enterprises and functional authorities have discussed the barriers to development to attract 17-20 million international visitors by 2020. During the discussion, visa emerged as one of the major roadblocks to private sector representatives.

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TOURISM FESTIVAL OPENS IN HO CHI MINH CITY

The Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City launched a tourism festival in the city on April 11 under the theme “Happy Summer 2019”. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director of the department Bui Ta Hoang Vu said several promotion programmes are offered at the four-day event.

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CENTER FOR VISA APPLICATIONS TO EUROPE LAUNCHED

The new joint Belgium, Germany and Italy Visa Application Center was inaugurated in Da Nang city on March 22. The centre is located at the ACB Building in Phuoc Ninh ward of the city’s Hai Chau district. Applicants in central Viet Nam no longer have to travel to either Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh City to apply for visas.

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FOR OUTSIDE VIETNAM FOREIGNERS PERSONALLY APPLYING FOR E-VISA

Vietnamese visa is a kind of travel documents granted by Vietnamese competent authorities, providing permission to travel to and enter Vietnam.

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VIETNAM ISSUES E-VISA TO NATIONALS OF 35 MORE COUNTRIES

With the changes to the visa policies, the tourism industry hopes to get 17-20 million foreign visitors by 2020 and revenues of $35 billion a year,  contributing 10 percent to the country’s GDP compared to 7.5 percent last year.

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VN LOOKS TO WELCOME 18 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS IN 2019

Viet Nam targets to cater for 103 million guests, including 18 million international guests in 2019, said Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien. Minister Thien made the announcement later last week at a conference to review operation of the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism’s performance in 2018 and sketch out its plans for 2019.