You are here:  » Travel News » 2010 » December » Vietnam travel top ten tourist destinations 2011

Vietnam travel top ten tourist destinations 2011

2010-12-07 (GMT + 7)

Con Dao (Ba Ria Vung Tau) - one of best island of Vietnam travel has been listed among top ten the world’s best and romantic destinations for 2011 by the UK’s Lonely Planet magazine.

Other islands in the list are Socotra from Yemen, Torres Strait from Australia, Yacyana from Japan, Iles du Salut from Guiana (France), Ulleungdo from the Republic of Korea, San Blas archipelago from Panama, Penghu from Taiwan (China), Bay archipelago and Hog island from Honduras and Ssese from Uganda.
According to the Vietnam travel company(Saigontourist), in the wedding season this year, Con Dao also became one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for young couples.
The magazine also listed Halong Bay, in the northern province of Quang Ninh, as one of the 10 most outstanding coastal destinations for tourists.
The other nine locations are the Norwegian Fjords, the Amazon River, the Franklin River in Australia, the Quetico Provincial Park in Canada, the Kerala backwaters in India, New Zealand's Milford Sound Bay, the Greek islands, Disco Bay in Greenland, and the Galapagos Archipelago off the coast of Ecuador.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported that about 500 ships ply the waters of Ha Long Bay, carrying millions of tourists every year. Quang Ninh has attracted 5.3 million visitors so far this year, 2.5 million of whom visited Ha Long Bay./.

(Source: Baomoi)

Recent news
Ho Chi Minh organised tourism Seminar (2010-12-06)
Hue Travel woos greater investment (2010-12-06)
Travel to Hue - Thai tops foreign tourists (2010-12-06)
Halong bay - one of ten best cruise tours (2010-12-06)
Ha Giang was recognised UNESCO (2010-12-03)
Vietnam travel develop tourism workshop in Centre (2010-12-03)
Vietnam tours promotion unsold in November (2010-12-03)
Mekong Travel to greet 19 million visitors (2010-12-02)