The Hanoitimes - Featuring the untouched white sand of Bai Khem beach, idyllic sunsets, breathtaking scenery and favorable weather year-round, Phu Quoc is the emerging star of Vietnam’s tourism scene. Hanoi and Phu Quoc among the best destinations in Vietnam for western tourists Phu Quoc among world’s most popular places to visit in 2019 Pacific World names Phu Quoc among best destinations to look out for Travel Daily Media, a fast-growing online community dedicated to informing, connecting, and developing the world’s travel industry professionals, has listed five reasons why Phu Quoc will be the next big meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MICE) destination. Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, Vietnam. A balance between the established and the secluded, the area is a national park, the hotel itself is a destination are a few of the reasons the article gives Phu Quoc visitors to take an adventure trip. The writer suggested Phu Quoc … [Read more...] about Why Phu Quoc will be the next big MICE destination?
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The number of high-speed boat trips from the mainland to Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang province will increase during Tet. Photo: Superdong Ferry Operator Phu Quoc Express is adding four more trips departing from Rach Gia city and two more from Ha Tien city to Phu Quoc Island from January 26 to February 14. Tickets are the same, at VND340,000 ($14.6) one way from Rach Gia and VND250,000 ($10.7) from Ha Tien. The Superdong ferry operator will increase its trips from five to ten on these routes. Tickets are VND330,000 ($14.2) one way from Rach Gia and VND210,000 ($9) from Ha Tien. Meanwhile, the Thach Thoi high-speed ferry company will conduct 14 round trips daily on the Ha Tien - Phu Quoc route, up from the usual nine, from February 2 to 12, with tickets costing VND270,000 ($11.6) for normal seats and VND400,000 ($17.2) for VIP seats. Phu Quoc Island is known for its year-round sunny weather, charming white-sand beaches, and a host of … [Read more...] about High-speed boat trips to Phu Quoc added for Tet
Phu Quoc's dry season starts in November. (Courtesy JW Marriott Emerald Bay Resort) Hanoi (VNA) – CNN has selected the top five up-and-coming Asia Pacific destinations to visit this fall, including Phu Quoc island off Vietnam’s southern province of Kien Giang. According to CNN, for those planning their first trip to the Asia-Pacific region, major destinations usually top the list, such as Shanghai and Hong Kong (China), Tokyo (Japan) and Singapore. These power-hitters promise international flights and easy infrastructure, making them logical entryways for travelers trekking around the world. But with shoulder-season prices and better weather -- cooler days in Southeast Asia and warmer temperatures Down Under -- fall is the perfect season to explore the region more deeply, it said, rounding up destinations across Asia-Pacific for the fall 2018. Apart from Phu Quoc island, other destinations in the CNN list are Chengdu (China), Fukuoka (Japan), … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc among CNN’s top five destinations to visit this fall
Many tourists have been stuck on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province because of heavy rain and strong wind effect from Son Tinh Storm. Tourists stranded on Phu Quoc Tran Van Tai, director of Kien Giang Port Authority, said that strong winds out on the sea made transportation impossible on July 20. Ferry services from Phu Quoc to Rach Gia and Ha Tien to Phu Quoc have been halted. On July 19, when the rain stopped and the sun was out, thousands of tourists immediately flocked to buy ferry and boat tickets to return home. But when they returned on next day, they were informed that the services had been halted again. Plane tickets for the Phu Quoc-Can Tho flights for July 20 and 21 have been sold out. Vo Thi Lua from Vinh Long City said, "This summer holiday, our whole family with more than ten members went to Phu Quoc. But it has been raining since July 15 and we couldn't go anywhere. Now we can't go home. The accommodation is so expensive we’ve had to ask relatives to … [Read more...] about Bad weather strands thousands on Phu Quoc
According, as part of the 2018 – 2019 project, the Japanese side will offer training courses to transfer technology and hold seminars on MLAT technology in Ha Noi and Phu Quoc, with staff from VATM, the Civil Authority of Vietnam and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam taking part. MLAT technology has been developed to accurately locate aircraft in ground stations, local terminal areas or a wider area that covers the larger surrounding airspace in any weather conditions. It allows automation in processing information on flight activities and enhances the capacity of flight control at air traffic control stations. Airports with high flight density in Europe, the U.S., Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore have adopted MLAT technology. The airport will enable the island district, which now receives around 600,000 passengers per year by airplane, to become a center for tourism and services and connect it to other areas of Viet Nam as well as … [Read more...] about Japan helps improve flight control at Phu Quoc int’l airptor