Ideal tour guide qualities
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Ideal tour guide qualities

An ideal tour guide need some ò following qualities: Inner Assets  Confidence in handling people  Capability to act as a leader-command respect from tour participants and inspire leadership.  Problem-solving and decision-making abilities-ability to analyze problem situations and make spot decisions.  Ability to tackle important responsibilities-psychologically mature and emotionally balanced and able […]

Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back
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Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back

There are increasing opportunities to combine travel and volunteering — and one company is leading the way for budget-friendly options. The idea for The Vacation Project was born over multiple cocktail in a New York City bar. While animatedly swapping stories from their travels, three friends — Lindsay Bradley, 29, Mitchell Roy, 29, and Charlotte […]

Mekong Delta Small Group Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh
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Mekong Delta Small Group Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh

Travel to the heart of the Mekong Delta on this small group adventure tour from Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll board a private longtail boat, experience the diversity of the Mekong waterways first hand as you explore fish farms, exotic fruit farms and dine on traditional Mekong Delta food. Meet at Saigon Opera House prior […]

Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Tour from Ho Chi Minh
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Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Tour from Ho Chi Minh

Experience the world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters with a visit to their famous tunnel system. This network of over 200 km of tunnels became legendary during the 1960’s when they played a vital part in the American War, allowing the Viet Cong to control a large rural area close to Ho Chi Minh […]

Phu Quoc set to graduate as Asia’s latest tourism hotspot this winter
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Phu Quoc set to graduate as Asia’s latest tourism hotspot this winter

Spectacular new JW Marriott Phu Quoc and improved flight links herald rise of Vietnam’s island gem Home to stunning beaches and one of the world’s most creatively ambitious new luxury design hotels; new flight connections via TUI Airways and Bangkok Airways, complementing Vietnam Airlines’ existing daily services; major ongoing investment in tourism infrastructure; beautiful beaches […]

World Spa Awards arrives in Vietnam ahead of 2017 Gala Ceremony
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World Spa Awards arrives in Vietnam ahead of 2017 Gala Ceremony

World Spa Awards has touched down at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam, ahead of its 2017 Gala Ceremony. An extensive weekend programme is in place which will see the elite of the spa industry invited to engage in an Aromotherapy Associates Sleep Workshop; a talk by one of the leading innovators in […]

Vietnam Airlines-Bangkok Airways sign codeshare agreement
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Vietnam Airlines-Bangkok Airways sign codeshare agreement

Vietnam Airlines and Bangkok Airways of Thailand have inked a codeshare agreement on air routes between the two countries. Under the deal, passengers can buy Vietnam Airlines tickets for flights from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok and then get on Bangkok Airways flights to Thai destinations, including Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Samui, […]

What makes a good tour guide?
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What makes a good tour guide?

To be a good tour guide (or a passable tour guide, in my case), historical knowledge of your patch is only a small element of what is required.Here, I’ve enlisted the help of the some of the world’s best guides to reveal exactly what goes into a great guided tour. You need to be patient. […]

Da Nang to Host ‘Expats Got Talent’ Contest Later This Month
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Da Nang to Host ‘Expats Got Talent’ Contest Later This Month

Expats who live in and around Da Nang need to perfect their dance moves or singing voice, as the central city is set to host its first “Expats Got Talent” talent contest soon. Tuoi Tre reports that the Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the event last week. It will be held […]