Vietnam Travel in Brief 05/05
Do Son tourism festival opens
The 2008 Do Son tourism festival opened at the Do Son tourist site, Hai Phong City on April 30 with many diverse activities such as a culinary fair, sea tourism, a fireworks display, a parachute display, and a dragon boat race.
There will be unique performances during the six-day event including a sport aircraft display, unicorn and dragon dances performance, and a buffalo fighting festival, which began on May 1.
This is the third consecutive year that Do Son district has incorporated the traditional buffalo fighting into the tourism festival.
Chairman of Do Son district People’s Committee, Hoang Dinh Binh said the 2008 Do Son tourism festival will be a chance for the district to attract both investors and visitors.
Bus service between City, Siem Reap to start
The Kumho Samco Express Transportation Co Ltd will start a coach service from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, Cambodia this May.
The service targets tourists who fly on Kumho Asiana Group’s Asiana Airlines, which has fights from South Korea to Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap.
The company plans to establish its departure and arrival terminal in the tourist quarter in Ho Chi Minh City’s
(Source: CPV/VNS, URL: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/05/781374/)
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