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Initiative aims to boost tourism in Mekong area

The Mekong Initiative for Startup Tourism (MIST) has been launched in HCM City to boost investment and innovation in the tourism sector in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Viet Nam.   The MIST founders are the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI).  MTCO will receive funding...
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Viet Nam announces plan to boost Mekong tourism

Can Tho City and Phu Quoc Island will be developed into Mekong Delta tourism centres over the next five years, while My Tho City in Tien Giang Province will be made a tourism hub for the region’s eastern tourism zone. An overall master plan for tourism development in the Mekong...
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Viet Nam cultural festival opens in Australia

The Vietnamese Cultural Festival 2016 (Vietfest 2016) took place at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra on November 24, giving visitors a kaleidoscope of Viet Nam’s culture. Visitors were offered a glimpse into Viet Nam’s culture through performances of traditional musical instruments, including dan bau (monochord zither), flute and dan...
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Developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region

The Prime Minister has approved the overall planning and a master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region until 2020 with a vision extending to 2030. Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province The master plan aims to develop tourism commensurate with the region’s potentials and affirm its...
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