Boosting tourism growth between Vietnam and Japan

000Khach-du-lich11Accordingly, the number of arrivals for all purposes in the first 8 months of 2014 recorded positive growth over the same period last year. The visitors for leisure and tourism estimated 3,302,618 arrivals, up 10.5%; business 919,757 (+12.9%); visiting relatives 941,515 (+15.8%); and other purposes 307,309 (+18.2%).


Tourism sector aims to develop heritage tours

Ben-thuyen-Trang-AnVietnam has more than 100 national parks and nature reserves, and approximately 40,000 tangible and intangible cultural heritages. The country also has 18 World Heritages recognised by UNESCO, including two natural heritages, five cultural heritages, eight intangible cultural heritages and three royal documents heritages.


Tuyen Quang gains recognition for two more cultural heritages

LecapsacnguoiDaoThe Cap sac ritual is essential for all Dao men. They must endure the ritual in order to be recognised by the community as a mature and competent adult capable of holding communal positions.


ASAE: Pomerantz Tapped to Chair Power of A Oversight Committee

asae logoASAE Board Chairman Susan K. Neely, CAE, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association, has appointed Paul Pomerantz, CAE, CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, to chair ASAE’s 2014-2015 Power of A Oversight Committee. Pomerantz succeeds Tom Kuhn, CAE, president of the Edison Electric Institute, in this volunteer leadership role.


Press registration now open for EIBTM 2014

eibtm logoPress registration is now open for EIBTM 2014, the leading global event for the meetings, events and business travel industry, taking place from 18 – 20 November in the award winning business and tourism destination of Barcelona.


Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Airline’s First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

Xiamen AirlinesBoeing and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner.


Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is named one of the Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in first-ever Which? cruise survey

Fred. Olsen Cruise logoFred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded Which? Travel’s prestigious ‘Recommended Provider’ accolade, and been named second-best cruise line, in its first-ever dedicated cruise survey. The influential independent consumer body conducted an online poll of 1,327 Which? members in April 2014, and Fred. Olsen was voted joint second out of the 14 cruise companies rated, receiving a customer satisfaction score of 85% out of 100%.