Luxury jet service to bring golfers to Vietnam
A local travel agent has reached an agreement in principle with two foreign companies to provide luxury jet travel services in Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia.
Under the agreement with VNPT E-Travel, OrientSkys of Hong Kong and JetAsia of Macau will launch world-class travel service packages on VNPT E-Travel’s website http://e-travel.vn . The service includes flights on five-star jets to Vietnam for golfers.
A VNPT E-Travel official said further negotiations continue and an official agreement will likely be signed shortly.
JetAsia General Director Chuck Woods held that Vietnam is a small country but a potential market with a developing tourism industry and a considerably increasing number of prosperous businessmen.
With 15 operational golf courses and more than 100 other golf course projects that have been licensed, Vietnam has been attracting a great deal of domestic and foreign golfers.
According to VNPT E-Travel, its cooperation with foreign air carriers in providing golf-playing and travel services to VIPs is expected to not only attract more tourists but also bring about various opportunities of investment and cooperation brought by tourists who are successful business people from all over the world.
(Source: VNA, URL:http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/08/800354/)
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