Feasibility study for the establishment of a Regional Secretariat for ASEAN Tourism Professionals (TITC) - In their 13th meeting in 2010, the ASEAN Tourism Ministers endorsed the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) Follow-up Implementation Requirements which specify concrete activities in expediting the establishment of the mutual recognition of tourism professionals. One of the activities is the establishment of a regional secretariat to manage and monitor the facilitation of tourism professionals within the region.
Seoul hosts VN culture & tourism festival The third festival of Vietnamese culture and tourism got underway in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 8 as part of a range of activities marking the 20 th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic ties.
Foreign travelers flock to Quang Nam In the first half of this year, the central province of Quang Nam has received nearly 1.4 million tourists, presenting a year-on-year increase of over 30 percent and fulfilling more than 50 percent of its yearly target.
Foreign diplomatic officers visit Bat Trang pottery village Hanoi City Union of Friendship Association has held a field trip to Bat Trang traditional pottery village for ambassadors and their wives as well as diplomatic officers in Hanoi who are learning the Vietnamese language at two training courses.
Diverse art performances to be held in 2012 There will be many art performances in 2012, said the head of the Department of Performance Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vuong Duy Bien, at a press briefing held in Hanoi by the Department of Performance Arts on April 25th.
VNAT works with Secretary General of UNWTO On 20 April in Ha Noi, General Director of the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan had a meeting with Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Mr. Taleb Rifai.
Vietnam: A great place to live The online magazine ‘Business Insider’ recently published an article written by leading investment strategist, Tim Staermose, who talked about impressions of Vietnam after his eight-day visit to the Southeast Asian country.