Ok-Om-Bok, a moon worshipping ritual performed by the Khmer ethnic group, is one of the three main festivals they celebrate every year. The Khmer believe the moon is a God who controls the weather and crops throughout the year.
In its forecast for 2013 to 2017, which was released at a forum marking inaugural ceremonies for Aviation Day in the capital city yesterday in Ha Noi, IATA also predicted that Viet Nam would become the world's fastest-growing market for international freight, with a 6.6 per cent growth rate.
The couple, Craig McCartney and Lindsey Haggerty, took a set of photos featuring the world travel tour of a Lego-toy couple whom, of course, Craig and Lindsey accompanied. The photos are very popular among the online community. This Lego couple has so far visited many countries, including Vietnam, Scotland, England, France, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand.
The information was released at a working session on August 25 between Phu Quoc district People’s Committee and Phu Quoc International Airport Board of Directors and representatives of Okay Airwas and Korean Hanjin tourism company.
The number of foreign tourists arriving in Vietnam in the past nine months has reached nearly 4.85 million, a year-on-year increase of 13 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The southern province of Kien Giang has said Phu Quoc international airport will be put into operation in December this year. Construction of the airport began in Duong To commune, Phu Quoc district in November 2008.
Since early this year, southern Kien Giang province has received more than 2.3 million visitors, nearly 9 percent higher than the same period last year.
The Mekong Delta welcomed 1.8 million visitors in July, binging the total number in the first seven months to 12.8 million, up 6 percent from the same period last year.
 Vietnam is one of the most attractive destinations for tourists from Cambodia, with the number of visitors increasing annually by around 30 percent, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will develop its Phu Quoc island into an eco-tourism centre, according to the province’s tourism development strategy for the 2011-2020 period.
The Vietnam Book of Records Saturday announced nine records involving the country’s sea and islands on the occasion of the Vietnam Sea and Island Week (June 1-8).
 Since the beginning of this year, nearly three million foreign visitors have arrived in Vietnam, up 17.5 percent compared to the same period last year.
Hon Trem - A Charming Island in Kien Giang Hon Trem (Trem Island) with its golden yellow sand, crystal clear water and beautiful coconut groves alongside is a popular and attractive destination for tourists in Vietnam travel. This charming island is located about 80km off Rach Gia town of Kien Giang province.
There are more family and individual tours than in the past when tours were mostly organized by companies or in groups.
A film crew will come to Vietnam in early July along with experts from the British Cave Research Association.The film would focus on some extremely rare animals and plants found in the cave, the BBC has said.
The number of flights on the Hanoi-HCM City-Melbourne and Hanoi-HCM City-Sydney route will increase from five to seven and from six to seven per week respectively.
The event will feature a joint exhibition, a buyer, seller meeting and conferences, as stated by the HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference on June 6.
Ốc luộc has the exotic taste of a creature that spends its entire secret life on the bed of a river or pond. It’s easy to get hooked to the dish, and Hanoians feel something is missing if they have to go without ốc for a long time. So they undergo the only treatment that works in this situation by going to their favorite ốc luộc eatery.
Local tour operators offer cheap deals in a bid to maintain domestic customers, though the popularity of the ‘Free & Easy’ service has made many tourism agencies unhappy in recent time.
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