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Vietnam increases visa charges

Vietnam increases visa charges

Vietnam has sharply increased the cost of visas for those looking to visit the country. Under the new programme, outlined by the ministry of tourism, travellers will now have to pay US$80 to obtain a one year visa, $100 if they wish to stay for one-to-two years, and $120 for a two-to-three year visa.

Vietnam to invest billions in tourism

Vietnam to invest billions in tourism

Officials in Vietnam have outlined ambitious plans to invest over $12 billion in tourism infrastructure over the next decade. Hoang Thi Diep, deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said the state would provide approximately 20 per cent of the total funds while the rest will come from local and foreign investors.

Rebrand for Vietnam’s La Perla Bai Tram Hideaway Retreat

22 November 2010 Press Release

The exclusive La Perla Bai Tram Hideaway Retreat in Vietnam’s Phu Yen province has been rebadged as Bai Tram Hideout, after being taken over by management company Epikurean Villas Hotels & Hideouts. The luxurious property, which was previously known as La Perla, has now joined Epikurean’s portfolio.