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Daily flight to Hanoi by Asiana

Asiana Airlines has added four flights a week from Incheon in South Korea to the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi effective from 9 December.

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Asiana Airlines

Asiana Airlines’ Hanoi representative, Seon Jong Rok, said the airline will use an Airbus 321 (OZ728) with 171 seats for the additional four flights, which will operate on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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Welcome the 5th Da Lat Flower Festival

Dalat, the Diamond of Vietnam’s Central Highlands, also known as home to various beautiful ornamental plants, will host the 5th Flower Festival 2013 from 26 to 31 December.
The festival will coincide with the first Viet Nam – UNESCO Heritage Festival 2013, the 120th anniversary of founding of Da Lat and the announcement of the 2014 Central Highlands – Da Lat National Tourism Year.
Beautiful Da Lat Flowers

The Central Highlands city will be embellished with the most beautiful flowers. Hundreds of basket of flowers and plants will be on display at major tourism sites including Xuan Huong Lake, Prenn waterfall, Le Dai Hanh flower road and Ong Dao bridge.

Especially, a flower and stone arrangement inspired by Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago will appear in the fifth Da Lat Flower Festival.

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Yangon International Airport To Be Upgraded

Yangon International Airport’s domestic departure lounge will be replaced by an entirely new building over the next 18 months.

Airport general manager, Win Ko said: “The departure lounge will be demolished and rebuilt. Until it is ready we will have to use the lounge provided for VIPs as the main departure lounge”

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Yangon International Airport

YangonAirport is Myanmar’s main international gateway and currently services 2.7 million passengers a year.

Although the airport can be expanded to accommodate 20 million passengers a year, contractors are restricted by residential areas and the Mingladon Air Force Base next door.

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Easier Getting Around Danang

Danang Airport provides a free travel map and information to tourists to help them get around the city.

The city’s Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism deputy director, Tran Chi Cuong, said free travel maps and brochures promoting Danang tourism were now available for the first time at the airport’s information desk.

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“One more desk will be opened early next year to serve tourists…the department has set up a centre to provide tourism information and advice.”

However, local news reports did not clarify if the information was in other languages than Vietnamese. Chinese and English would be the two obvious choices to reach visitors, although the vast majority of holiday makers are from Vietnam.

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Free Wi-Fi For Tourists In Da Lat

Da Lat’s provincial department of information and communications says it has approved a project to provide Wi-Fi internet in Da Lat town.

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Crazy House in Da Lat

According to the department, the facility will cost US$285,700 to install, mostly covered from public funding. However officials said they were confident it would add a service that would help to generate business and improve revenue for tourist-related shops and entertainment spots that need to communicate with visitors.

The project is expected to be completed by mid-December to serve the province’s culture and tourism week in Da Lat at the end of this year.

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