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Vietnam Eyes $35bn in Tourism Revenue by 2020

Vietnam is aiming to rake in US$35 billion in revenue from the tourism industry in 2020.

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Jetstar Holds Massive Ticket Sale to Celebrate Australia-Vietnam Direct Flights

As Vietnam’s aviation market heats up, Saigoneers are not the only beneficiaries of a steady stream of additional routes and cheap flights. Case in point: earlier this afternoon (at 12 noon to be exact), Jetstar Pacific launched a ticket sale to promote the upcoming launch of their new direct routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney and Melbourne, starting at US$159.

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Quang Binh Officials Deny Plans for Son Doong Cable Car

After a petition against the construction of a cable to Son Doong, the world's largest cave, went viral earlier this week, provincial officials in Quang Binh have denied rumors that such a construction project is slated to take place.

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[Photos] Linh Quy Phap An: Vietnam's Temple in the Sky

Linh Quy Phap An, an elusive temple nestled high in the hills of Vietnam’s Central Highlands, is drawing attention from tourists all over the country thanks to a new pop music video.

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As Incomes Grow, More Vietnamese Are Traveling Abroad

While Vietnam welcomed 10 million foreign visitors last year, the country’s own citizens are also getting out to see the world beyond their borders.

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Vietnam Mulls Visa Waivers for Australians and Indians

Vietnam tourism industry leaders have asked the government to extend and expand the visa waiver program introduced in 2015.

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[Photos] 2 Weeks Before Tet, Tan Son Nhat Is Already a Traffic Nightmare

If you’ve been fretting over the impending Tet traffic nightmare that will take place around Tan Son Nhat International Airport, fret no more: it’s already here.

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Aviation Authorities Limit Number of Tet Flights Due to Overcrowding

Vietnam’s airports, especially Tan Son Nhat, are bursting at the seams due to Tet travel. 

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[Photos] Vietnam's 30-Hour Voyage From Hanoi to Saigon

Traveling by train in Vietnam is not simply a trip from point A to point B; it’s just as much about the time spent in transit as it is the destination.

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China Is Revamping Its Public Toilets in the Name of Tourism

In a concerted effort to boost tourism, China recently announced a new plan to upgrade its public toilets in addition to revitalizing its old industrial regions.

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[Photos] Saigoneer Getaways: Cat Tien National Park

Three hours northeast of Saigon sits a patch of verdant forest among a landscape of neverending rice paddies. Cat Tien National Park is the closest you can get to hike-able, pristine nature from the metropolis.

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