Author: Kevin Le

The goal of the tourism industry in Da Nang is to target key golf tourism markets such as Korea, Japan and Southeast Asian countries. Ms. Nguyen Thi Hoai An, director of the Danang Tourism Promotion Center, said that Korean people love to play golf through the survey. Therefore, this sport is one of the main products introduced in this country in the program to introduce Danang tourism in Korea in 2022. “Tourism introductory program in Seoul (Korea) organized by Da Nang Department of Tourism on August 8, with the participation of leaders of 14 tourism companies in Da Nang, the…

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Once hailed as a symbol of peace between the two Koreas, the once popular hotel in the mountain resort of Kumgang is being dismantled. Mount Kumgang or “Diamond” mountain is a place to preserve rare moments of reunion of families separated after years of separation in the two Koreas. However, according to an official from the Ministry of Unification of Korea, recently decommissioning operations are taking place on Mount Kumgang, including the Haegumgang floating hotel, formerly known as the Four Seasons Barrier Reef Resort, the product of the passion of Doug Tarca, a professional diver and businessman of Italian descent,…

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According to a new report from the World Bank (WB), Vietnam’s economy is set to grow to 7.5% this year. The Vietnamese economy has recovered over the past six months thanks to resilient and strong manufacturing and services. The report stated: “Vietnamese economy grew by 5.2% and 5.1% in Q4 2021 and Q1 2022, respectively, as a result of high consumer spending and a large increase in international tourist numbers.” In 2022, the Vietnamese government aims for a growth rate of 7%, but the recently published report is a positive sign for Vietnam. The forecast is based on the assessment…

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Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Wuling Hongguang Mini EV has a starting price of more than USD 4,100 (about 96 million dong) in its home market of China. Mini EV is a three-door electric microcar with compact dimensions with a length x width x height of 2,921 x 1,499 x 1,626 mm respectively and a wheelbase of 1,941 mm. The car uses a 13 kW electric motor block, with an output of 17.4 hp and a torque of 62.7 Nm, car buyers can choose a 9.3 kWh or 13.8 kWh battery pack. Mini EV has a top speed of 100 km/h…

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In August, the number of tourists flocking to the coastal city continued to increase and was often short-lived. Although August is over, the Ministry of Tourism of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province said that this time is still at the peak of summer tourism as the number of visitors to Vung Tau City and neighboring provinces continues to increase. Attractions, accommodation and restaurants are full of people. According to the Tourist Support and Management Center of Vung Tau City, there are an average of about 10,000 visitors on weekdays in July, increasing 3-4 times on weekends. Difficult to have…

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The decision to ban flights was taken by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam after this passenger failed to comply with the administrative sanction decision. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has just decided to ban flights for 9 months from August 10, 2022 to the end of May 9, 2023 with passengers DVT residing in Nam Hung Municipality, Nam Sach District, Hai Duong Province. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam requires Vietnamese and foreign airlines operating in Vietnam not to carry Mr. DVT on domestic and international flights departing from Vietnam during the no-fly period. Airports are responsible for…

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“Vietnam has tremendous purchasing power thanks to its huge tech-savvy working age group, which comprises 60 percent of the total population of 100 million. Given this bountiful opportunity, KBank is pursuing a digital-first strategy to enter the Vietnamese market,” said Ms. Kattiya Indaravijaya, Chief Executive Officer of KBank, during the bank’s grand opening ceremony in HCMC. KBank officially opened its doors in HCMC KASIKORNBANK (KBank), recently inaugurated its tenth and newest overseas branch in HCMC. The bank also announced a range of new digital solutions available to its customers in Vietnam. Following SBV’s policy of improving its payment acceptance system…

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The world oil price fell sharply, below the USD 90/barrel threshold, the lowest level in the past 6 months. The price of imported gasoline is now close to USD 100/barrel, so the price of domestic gasoline and oil in the next business period is expected to continue to fall. The world oil price plunged to less than USD 100/barrel last week. During the last session of the week (August 7, Vietnam time), the price of Brent crude was USD 94.94/bbl, while WTI oil was USD 89.01/bbl. Throughout the week, the price of Brent crude fell 11%, while the price of…

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Vietnam is on the list of suggested destinations in Asia for this summer, according to Traveler. Vietnam has been open to international tourism since March. According to Traveler, Vietnam has many attractive destinations, stretching from the north to the south, in which Quy Nhon and Da Nang are for tourists who like to swim, Da Lat will be suitable for tourists who want to relax, the mountains in the northwest are developing ecotourism … Photo: Unsplash. Thailand: This popular tourist country has removed some Covid-19 barriers for tourists. In addition to bustling Bangkok, Thailand also has many beautiful beaches and…

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CNN praised fish sauce as a culinary symbol of Vietnam, an indispensable national ingredient in typical local dishes. But according to author Chris Dwyer, the process of making fish sauce isn’t “comfortable” because of the pungent flavor that comes from anchovies fermented for an entire year in large wooden barrels. However, that doesn’t stop thousands of curious tourists every year from finding a traditional fish sauce production unit on Phu Quoc Island. This unit has been in the fish sauce business since the 1950’s and has a reputation as one of the top producers on “Pearl Island” where many Vietnamese…

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