The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has reported it will increase capacity from August 30 to September 5 to serve an extra 174,000 seats (up 30 percent compared to the same period last year) to meet travel demand during the national independence (September 2) holiday.
In Southern people’s memories, Miet thu in the Mekong Delta is a deserted land where ‘muoi keu nhu sao thoi, dia lenh tua banh canh’ (mosquitoes buzz like the sound of flutes and leeches are much like noodles) and where people listen to the tranquil sounds of monkeys and birds.
Bai Rua, or Turtle Beach, is certainly one of the must-see beaches along the coast of central Vietnam, as the area in Ninh Hai District, Ninh Thuan Province boasts magnificent scenery, clean sand, original trees and beautifully-shaped rocks.
The Thu Bon River basin covers an area of over 10,000 square kilometers in Quang Nam Province and is ranked fourth for hydropower potential in Vietnam. But to the local people, the river is considered the lifeblood that has helped raise many generations of residents on both banks.
A total of 206 photos selected from the contest themed, “World heritages in Vietnam” will be displayed at exhibitions in Hanoi and the central city of Da Nang on the occasion of National Day (September 2) and Capital Liberation Day (October 10).
On July 26, 2011, the Australian delegation including ten members from tour operators in Sydney completed its 5-day Fam trip to Viet Nam. This is an opportunity for the Australian tour operators to survey Viet Nam’s tourism potentiality to build and sell tours to Viet Nam for Australian visitors.