Six Vietnamese destinations have made it to the list of top 500 places that Lonely Planet says you must visit.
The real estate buying power of Viet Kieu (overseas Vietnamese) increased rapidly as soon as the new policy on allowing Viet Kieu and foreigners to buy houses in Vietnam took effect.
The resort real estate market is scorching hot with investors rushing to inject money, but experts warn that the hot growth may not be sustainable.
Readers of an online website, www.cntraveler.com, have selected Sao Beach on Phu Quoc Island as one of the top 10 island beaches to unplug and unwind.
Eight men believed to be pirates fleeing from the hijacked Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony were being held by the Vietnamese maritime police force on Phu Quoc Island for further investigation, said Colonel Doan Bao Quyet, political commissar of the Maritime Police Zone 4.
A 10-tonne whale skeleton will be displayed for tourists at a private tourism site in the southern province of Bac Lieu.
The permanent deputy head of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region, Nguyen Phong Quang, was received by the Secretary of the Development Bureau of Hong Kong (China), Paul Chan, and met representatives of the territory’s General Chamber of Commerce on May 26.
Large-sized photos of over 40 endangered wildlife species will be on display at the Mango Bay Resort on Phu Quoc Island from April 15 to May 15 with the aim of providing a peek into the life of rescued animals.
(VOV) -Rough Guides – the leading publisher of travel and reference guides- has cited Phu Quoc Island in the southern Kien Giang province as top 10 best Honeymoon destinations across the world.
The 2014 Youth Volunteer Year proved to be a success, with a series of activities held across Vietnam demonstrating the youth’s dynamism in campaigns for community interests.
An international tourism complex including five-star hotels, convention centres and casinos will be built on Phu Quoc Island, authorities in southern Kien Giang province have announced.
A Vietnamese delegation, headed by Nguyen Phong Quang, deputy head of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region, have paid a three-day visit to Singapore.
(VOV) -Vietnam welcomed more than 7.2 million foreign visitors in eleven months of 2014, up 5.4% compared to the same period last year.
(VOV) - Under the tutelage of Vietnamese twin models Thuy Hang and Thuy Hanh, the 38 Miss Vietnam finalists practiced strutting their stuff on the catwalk on November 25 and took time out to visit war veterans and their survivors.
(VOV) - The 2014 Miss Vietnam beauty pageant selected its 20 top beauties from the southern region who will compete on November 23-December 6 in the finals at Phu Quoc island in Kien Giang province.
(VOV) -National Geographic, has named Phu Quoc island one of the top 15 favoured winter travel destinations for 2014.
(VOV) - Italian newspaper "La Repubblica" has written about the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, especially those in Phu Quoc island.
The Prime Minister has recognised Phu Quoc island district in the southern province of Kien Giang as a second-tier city.
(VOV) - A modern passenger terminal will be built on Phu Quoc island, a tourist destination in the south and Kien Giang province, to accommodate luxury cruise liners.
(VOV) -Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)on July 30 approved a US$40 million funding to help southern Kien Giang province implement a water supply and waste treatment project in Phu Quoc island.