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Richest Man in Vietnam Has a Plan to Save the Virus-stricken World
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Richest Man in Vietnam Has a Plan to Save the Virus-stricken World

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 16, 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus largely leapfrogged Vietnam into the pandemic spotlight - the country has reported just 332 cases and no ... Read More

Vietjet launches five new Thailand domestic routes
Airline News

Vietjet launches five new Thailand domestic routes

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Vietjet has officially announced five new Thailand domestic routes with operations to commence starting from today. These five new routes ... Read More

Vietjet adds eight new domestic routes for Malaysians to get excited about
Airline News

Vietjet adds eight new domestic routes for Malaysians to get excited about

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

While awaiting Malaysia to lift international air travel restrictions, there are more options for new alternative routes in Vietnam once ... Read More

Domestic travel to drive Vietnam tourism recovery from COVID-19 crisis
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Domestic travel to drive Vietnam tourism recovery from COVID-19 crisis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2020

Vietnam’s tourism industry is set to lead Asia’s return to business as social distancing restrictions are lifted and domestic travel ... Read More

Centara Expands Vietnam Presence with Signing of Hotel Management Agreement for Two New Resorts
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Expands Vietnam Presence with Signing of Hotel Management Agreement for Two New Resorts

editor editor- April 24, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is further expanding its presence in Vietnam, following the signing of Hotel ... Read More

Vietnam planning to resume all domestic flights this week
Airline News

Vietnam planning to resume all domestic flights this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 21, 2020

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) announced today that is is requesting government's permission to re-launch all domestic airline routes this ... Read More

Stranded in Vietnam: Bamboo Airways gets Europeans home
Airline News

Stranded in Vietnam: Bamboo Airways gets Europeans home

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

In cooperation with the Czech Embassy in Vietnam, on 25 March, Bamboo Airways operates a humanitarian charter flight from Hanoi ... Read More

Vietjet introduces COVID-19 insurance to boost domestic travel
Airline News

Vietjet introduces COVID-19 insurance to boost domestic travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet is offering the SKY COVID CARE insurance for all passengers flying on its domestic flights from 23 ... Read More

Airline will cover, if you catch COVID-19 on board
Airline News

Airline will cover, if you catch COVID-19 on board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

It's called Sky Covid Care Insurance, which covers from US$857 to a maximumUS$8,570 benefits for all passengers flying on the ... Read More

Vietnam restricts visitors from Europe
Breaking Travel News

Vietnam restricts visitors from Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

The Vietnamese government as of Tuesday, 10 March is temporarily suspending the visa-wavier program for citizens from Denmark, Norway, Finland, ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc opening in Vietnam
Breaking Travel News

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc opening in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc is the first international premium resort to open along Phu Quoc’s idyllic Ong Lang Beach, ... Read More

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation

editor editor- March 5, 2020

In early January 2020, a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown cause was detected in Wuhan City, Hubei, China. The ... Read More

Direct Flights between Munich and Hanoi just got easier
Airport news

Direct Flights between Munich and Hanoi just got easier

editor editor- March 4, 2020

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Bamboo Airways and Munich Airport was announced and is expected to promote direct routes ... Read More

COVID-19: Vietnam dedicates remote airport for flights arriving from South Korea
Airline News

COVID-19: Vietnam dedicates remote airport for flights arriving from South Korea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2020

At 3.30pmon March 1, Vietjet flight VJ961 carrying 229 passengers from Incheon (South Korea) touched down at Van Don International Airport in ... Read More

Discover the secrets of Vietnam’s secluded coastline on a heritage-inspired cruise
Cruise Industry News

Discover the secrets of Vietnam’s secluded coastline on a heritage-inspired cruise

editor editor- February 28, 2020

Heritage Cruises was built to reinvent Vietnamese cruising. As Vietnam’s first boutique cruise ship, it offers cruises in the Gulf ... Read More

More flights between Vietnam and India
Airline News

More flights between Vietnam and India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

To meet the rising demand for air travel between Vietnam and India as well as across the region, Vietjet has ... Read More

Vietnam the latest country to ban China flights
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Vietnam the latest country to ban China flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2020

The Vietnamese authorities announced ban on flights to and from China because of the danger of the spread of the ... Read More

Dusit International expands in Vietnam
Press releases

Dusit International expands in Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a long-term agreement with Vietnamese real estate ... Read More

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam
Hotel & Resort News

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

On the beachfront of Nghinh Phong Cape in southern Vietnam's Bien Hoa Province, Accor's Mercure Vung Tau Resort offers the perfect ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts appoints GM in Vietnam
Hotel & Resort News

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts appoints GM in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Brice Borin as the General Manager of Mӧvenpick Resort Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa ... Read More

Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights
Press releases

Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Vietjet has started the new year on a progressive note with the expansion of its international network to three Asian ... Read More

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang
Airline News

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

Vietjet has commenced three services connecting Da Nang with the world’s major hubs – Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong. These ... Read More

Vietjet CEO the only Vietnamese in World’s 100 Most Powerful Women of 2019 list
People in Travel & Tourism

Vietjet CEO the only Vietnamese in World’s 100 Most Powerful Women of 2019 list

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

The President & CEO af Vietjet, Ms Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has been named in the World’s 100 Most Powerful ... Read More

Radisson Blu expands in Vietnam with new beachfront resort
Breaking Travel News

Radisson Blu expands in Vietnam with new beachfront resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of a new beachfront resort on the pure shores of Vietnam. The new Radisson ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Vietnam with new hotels and resorts
Travel News

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Vietnam with new hotels and resorts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with a series of new hotels, resorts and residences ... Read More

Vietjet launches Da Nang flights from Hong Kong and Singapore
Airline News

Vietjet launches Da Nang flights from Hong Kong and Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Vietjet announced the launch of two new international routes, connecting Da Nang, the world’s famous beach destination in Vietnam, with ... Read More

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft
Airline News

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has announced that it will add Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, with a firm order for 15 ... Read More

International music festival in Ho Chi Minh City
Cultural Travel News

International music festival in Ho Chi Minh City

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 4, 2019

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.will host Hò dô 2019 (HOZO), an international music festival. The festival ... Read More

Vietnam warns visitors and residents to stay indoors due to poor air quality
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Vietnam warns visitors and residents to stay indoors due to poor air quality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 4, 2019

Vietnamese authorities warned the visitors and the residents that they should spend less time outdoors, as air quality has deteriorated ... Read More

Emperor Cruises acquired by Hanoi based Lux Group
Breaking Travel News

Emperor Cruises acquired by Hanoi based Lux Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2019

Hanoi-based Lux Group has fully acquired the five-star, all-inclusive Emperor Cruises, adding to the travel and hospitality company’s portfolio that ... Read More

Hertz: New franchise partner in Vietnam
Breaking Travel News

Hertz: New franchise partner in Vietnam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 29, 2019

Hertz Asia has announced the appointment of New City Rent A Car as its new franchisee partner in Vietnam. As a local car ... Read More

Vietnam Airlines flies its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Airline News

Vietnam Airlines flies its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2019

Boeing delivered the first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes to Vietnam Airlines today via lease from Air Lease Corporation. The ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International unveils ambitious expansion plans in Vietnam
Breaking Travel News

Swiss-Belhotel International unveils ambitious expansion plans in Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 14, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has revealed plans for a major expansion of its hotel collection in Vietnam, ... Read More

Vietjet: Remarkable growth despite bustling Vietnamese aviation market
Airline News

Vietjet: Remarkable growth despite bustling Vietnamese aviation market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2019

Vietjet’s business results in the first half of 2019 has been commendable, with air transport’s revenue at VND20,148 billion, an ... Read More

Vietnam Airlines new baggage policy: Mind your weight!
Airline News

Vietnam Airlines new baggage policy: Mind your weight!

editor editor- July 30, 2019

by Mario Masciullo, special to eTN Vietnam Airlines introduced a new baggage policy beginning August 1 inaugurating the "Piece Concept ... Read More

Vietjet increases flight frequencies to Phu Quoc island
Airline News

Vietjet increases flight frequencies to Phu Quoc island

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 29, 2019

Vietjet announces the flight frequency of Phu Quoc - Hong Kong (China) route will be increasing to 6 flights per ... Read More

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