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Vietnam extends UK visitor visa waiver

Vietnam extends UK visitor visa waiver

The government of Vietnam has announced that it is extending its visa exemption program for UK passport holders for single-entry stays of up to 15 days, until June 30th, 2017. The policy, which was first introduced on July 1st, 2015, also applies to French, German, Spanish and Italian nationals.

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort defends World Travel Awards crown

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort defends World Travel Awards crown

14 December 2015 Hotel News Travel Events News

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been recognised as the World’s Leading Luxury Resort at the World Travel Awards Worldwide Grand Final, held at El Jadida, Morocco. Annually, various sectors of the tourism industry are recognised, rewarded and celebrated at the World’s Travel Awards ceremony with the attendance of the industry leaders across the region.

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand launches flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Air New Zealand has today announced it’s expanding its Pacific Rim presence introducing New Zealand’s first direct service to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Air New Zealand will fly three times a week between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on a seasonal basis, operating from June to October in 2016 with the potential to expand the season in subsequent years.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Breaking Travel News investigates: Phu Quoc, Vietnam

2 October 2015 Focus

Phu Quoc - known by the Vietnamese as ‘pearl paradise island’ - has built a reputation as a tranquil haven for travellers, its secluded white sandy beaches and lush greenery providing a welcome retreat. Here Breaking Travel News reporter Alice McKeown takes a tour.

Breaking Travel News investigates: ITE Vietnam

Breaking Travel News investigates: ITE Vietnam

1 October 2015 Focus

Breaking Travel News reporter Alice McKeown takes a tour of the 11th annual International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City. Now in its 11th year, the Expo is Vietnam’s largest and most popular tourism trade event, welcoming more than 20,000 international, regional, local travel professionals and buyers at the Saigon Exhibitions and Convention Centre.

World Spa Awards welcomes Oriental Destinations as 2015 DMC Partner

World Spa Awards welcomes Oriental Destinations as 2015 DMC Partner

World Spa Awards has welcomed Oriental Destinations as its Destination Management Company Partner ahead of the upcoming Gala Ceremony 2015. The inaugural World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at the InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam, on Monday, September 14th. A highlight of the partnership will see Oriental Destinations offer delegates to the World Spa Awards a specially curated tour of Danang, taking in Marble Mountain, Cham Museum and other must see sights.

Luke Nguyen serves it up for Trails of Indochina

Luke Nguyen serves it up for Trails of Indochina

Guest to Vietnam are being offered a chance to get ‘served’ in an exclusive series of cooking classes, as Luke Nguyen shares his secrets of modern Vietnamese cooking. Luxury south-east Asia operator Trails of Indochina will offered the exclusive with Nguyen, as he showcases his skills in the traditional tastes and flavours of the east.