Vietnam Tourism

Author: Huong T. Bui

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781789242782

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 231

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Vietnam has experienced rapid growth within its tourism industry during the past decades. This growth is part of Vietnam's opening economy allowing a wide range of forms of tourism. Vietnam Tourism: Policies and Practices provides a comprehensive review of tourism development in Vietnam. Part I outlines the history of tourism, the role and involvement of public and private sectors in governance and planning, and the markets for tourism. Part II offers analysis and assessment of various types of tourism in Vietnam, including marine and island, eco, heritage, dark and community-based tourism. Part III centres on current operational issues of tourism, hotels and events. Written by scholars with extensive research experience on tourism in Vietnam this book is a reliable source of reference for students, researchers and industry practitioners who are interested modern tourism specifically in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
Vietnam Tourism

Author: Kaye Sung Chon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136427794

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 159

View: 522

Explore the travel/tourism possibilities of this exotic yet tourist-friendly country Vietnam Tourism presents a unique ethnographic-semiotic analysis of some of the most important touristic icons in Vietnamese culture. In addition, it offers a firsthand analysis of many aspects of daily life in Vietnam and a semiotic analysis of Vietnam’s dominant cultural symbols. A twelve-page photo section brings vibrant images of this unique country to life. Vietnam Tourism also presents an essential overview of what Vietnam has to offer tourists, looking at the exciting possibilities—and the potential pitfalls—of visiting this extraordinary country. Although Vietnam is a Third World country, it has excellent tourism companies and many wonderful sites—from Halong Bay and Hue to extraordinary temples and beautiful beaches. The book paints a vivid portrait of this country’s hidden gems and popular tourist destinations, exploring the problems and possibilities Vietnam faces in developing its tourism industry. In Vietnam Tourism, you’ll find information that is essential for anyone who needs to be “in the know” about this increasingly popular tourist destination. This reader-friendly book will leave you better informed about: the rapid construction of hotels in important tourist sites: there are now hotels of all kinds—from super luxurious ones to middle-range, three-star hotels, down to very primitive hotels—in most of the country’s important tourist venues daily life in Vietnam’s teeming cities, in its religious enclaves, and in its unique rural areas the meaning and relevance (semiotics) of commonplace objects in Vietnam, including Pho (a traditional soup that is often eaten for breakfast and is found everywhere in the country), conical straw hats, spring rolls, pith helmets, dong (Vietnamese currency), water puppetry, etc. important sites that tourists often visit, including the Ho Chi Minh museum, Ha Noi, the Cu Chi Tunnels, the unforgettable Cao Dai Cathedral at Tay Ninh, the Mekong Delta, and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) images of Vietnam created by travel writers—what the tourist guidebooks have to say, and how they relate to the reality of the author’s personal experience in Vietnam After reading Vietnam Tourism, you (and your students) will have a wealth of knowledge to draw upon. This is an ideal book to read before visiting Vietnam yourself—or recommending/planning a trip for others. The fresh insights it presents will help make any trip to the region more rewarding for the traveler.
Insight Guides Explore Vietnam (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Insight Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781839051142

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 863

Pocket-sized travel guides featuring the very best routes and itineraries. Discover the best of Vietnam with this indispensably practical Insight Explore Guide. From making sure you don't miss out on must-see attractions like the the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, to discovering hidden gems, including Sa Pa, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will save you time, help you plan and enhance your visit to Vietnam. Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this is the ideal on-the-move companion to your trip to Vietnam. - Over 16 walks and tours: detailed itineraries feature all the best places to visit, including where to eat along the way - Local highlights: discover what makes the area special, its top attractions and unique sights, and be inspired by stunning imagery - Insider recommendations: where to stay and what to do, from active pursuits to themed trips - Hand-picked places: find your way to great hotels, restaurants and nightlife using the comprehensive listings - Practical maps: get around with ease and follow the walks and tours using the detailed maps - Informative tips: plan your visit with an A to Z of advice on everything from transport to tipping - Inventive design makes for an engaging, easy-reading experience - Covers: Ho Chi Minh City, The Mekong Delta, Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Da Lat, The Central Highlands, Hoi An, Cham, Hue, Hanoi, The Perfume Pagoda, Sa Pa, Halong Bay About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Insight Guides Vietnam

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781786719690

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 644

All you need to inspire every step of your journey. From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this Insight Guides book is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Vietnam, with in-depthinsider information on must-see, top attractions like Halong Bay and hidden cultural gems like Sa Pa. Insight Guides Vietnam is ideal for travellers seeking immersive cultural experiences, from exploring Hoi An's Old Town, to discovering Hue. In-depth on history and culture: enjoy special features on puppetry and the French factor, all written by local experts Includes innovative, unique extras to keep you up-to-date when you're on the move - this guide comes with a free eBook, and an app that highlights top attractions and regional information and is regularly updated with new hotel, bar, restaurant, shop and local event listings Invaluable maps, travel tips and practical information ensure effortless planning, and encourage venturing off the beaten track Inspirational colour photography throughout - Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colourguide books Inventive design makesfor an engaging, easy reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrasebooks, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Insight Guides Pocket Vietnam (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Insight Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781839052125

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 571

Insight Guides Pocket Vietnam Let us guide you on every step of your travels... The definitive pocket-sized travel guide. Compact, concise and packed full of essential information about where to go and what to do, this is the ideal on-the-move travel guide for exploring Vietnam. From top tourist attractions like Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Sa Pa and Hanoi, to cultural gems, including the Imperial Tombs, Cao Dai Temple and Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, plan your perfect trip with this practical, all-in-one travel guide. Features of this travel guide to Vietnam: - Inspirational itineraries: discover the best destinations, sights and excursions, highlighted with stunning photography - Historical and cultural insights: delve into the country's rich history and culture, and learn all about Vietnamese temple architecture, climbing Fansipan and temple statuary - Practical full-colour map: with every major attraction highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy - Key tips and essential information: from transport to tipping, we've got you covered - Covers: Hanoi and surrounds, the centre, Ho Chi Minh City and surrounds and the Mekong Delta You might also be interested in: Insight Guides Pocket Thailand About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Berlitz Pocket Guide Vietnam (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Berlitz

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781780049489

Category: Travel

Page: 200

View: 547

Berlitz Pocket Guide Vietnam is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that Vietnam has to offer. The Where To Go chapter details all the key sights from the spectacular northern mountains to the Mekong Delta in the deep south; en route are fascinating Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the imperial capital of Hue, atmospheric ruins, hill stations and some fabulous beaches and coastal scenery. Handy maps on the cover help you to get around with ease. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions in Vietnam, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Tour of the country. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from shopping to adventure activities. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of the country and an Eating Out chapter covering its mouth-watering cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to give you all the practical information you will need.
The Rough Guide to Vietnam (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789192414

Category: Travel

Page: 754

View: 741

Discover this exciting destination with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to take a boat trip through stunning Ha Long Bay, trek in the mountains around Sa Pa or browse Ho Chi Minh's markets, this new edition of The Rough Guide to Vietnam will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. Inside The Rough Guide to Vietnam - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the tangle of streets of Hanoi's Old Quarter or Ho Chi Minh's Cho Lon district without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Mekong Delta; Hanoi; Ho Chi Minh City and Hoi An; Da Lat; Nha Trang; My Son; Mui Ne; Da Nang; Hue; Cat Ba Island; Sa Pa. Attractions include: Ha Long Bay; Cu Chi Tunnels; Lak Lake; Tam Coc; Po Klong Garai; Cao Dai Great Temple; Bahnar villages; Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark; The Citadel, Hue and Tet. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, crime and personal safety, festivals and religious events, sports and outdoor activities, shopping, travelling with children and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, religion and beliefs, Vietnam's ethnic minorities, environmental issues, music and theatre, books, movies and film, plus a handy language section and glossary. About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday with Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our "tell it like it is" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've published books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with an ever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational reference titles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat

Author: Richard Sterling

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405373142

Category: Travel

Page: 315

View: 768

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam & Angkor Wat is the perfect companion for exploring the cultural and natural richness of these beautiful places, with clear maps and up-to-date coverage of the best attractions. Discover Vietnam and Angkor Wat's highlights with this new look guide, packed with photographs and illustrations of all the best attractions. Covering everything from temples to markets, and providing you with all the information you need to take a trip down one of the biggest rivers in the world; the Mekong Delta. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do, with great coverage of family-friendly destinations and activities, including information on cruises through Halong Bay to trekking in Sapa, and a guide to excursions around the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst in-depth information will help you to get around, whether by train, car or otherwise. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips will get you under the skin of Vietnam and Angkor Wat, even explaining its history and traditions. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam & Angkor Wat shows you what others only tell you.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Vietnam and Angkor Wat

Author: DK Travel

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241301364

Category: Travel

Page: 306

View: 665

The DK Eyewitness Vietnam and Angkor Wat Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Vietnam and Angkor Wat effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Vietnam and Angkor Wat Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat

Author: Andrew Forbes

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409337003

Category: Travel

Page: 314

View: 182

The DK Eyewitness Vietnam and Angkor Wat Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Vietnam and Angkor Wat effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Vietnam and Angkor Wat Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.Now available in PDF format.