The Republic of Korea (RoK) will hold a seminar on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition) tourism in Hanoi on October 7 with the participation of around 180 Vietnamese and Korean delegates.
Saigontourist Travel Services Co. has just launched a special promotion program marking tour prices off around US$70 for all travelers in the Mekong Delta who buy a five-day tour to Bangkok and Pattaya of Thailand, the company said.
In Vietnam, the first month of the Lunar New Year is time to make pilgrimages to pagodas to pray for a happy life, good luck and good health in the year ahead. Pilgrimage tourism is becoming a part of modern Vietnamese culture and an attractive tourist product for foreigners.
On 20 April 2012, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) held a press conference on the occasion of the visiting to Viet Nam of Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).