New resorts, cable cars and casinos threaten unspoiled landscapes as tourism sector struggles to balance modernisation and development with conservation
Tag - Phu Quoc
dimanche 2 août 2015
mardi 2 juin 2015
Tourists staying at hotels along a street in Duong Dong Town on Phu Quoc Island now have to present a pass to be able to enjoy the white sands and blue waters of the famed holiday destination off southern Vietnam.
mardi 20 janvier 2015
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the development of tourism projects that include casino components on Phu Quoc Island, which is under the administration of southern Kien Giang province, local Tuoi Tre News reported Tuesday.
vendredi 7 novembre 2014
PHU QUOC - Phu Quoc Airport will be sold to private enterprise to raise working capital for the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to develop other airport projects.
jeudi 6 novembre 2014
Vietnam Airlines officially launched flights between Phu Quoc resort island and Singapore on Sunday with two flights a week on each direction on Airbus 321 aircraft.
mercredi 20 août 2014
La compagnie aérienne Vietnam Airlines lancera cet automne une nouvelle liaison entre l’île de Phu Quoc et Singapour, sa troisième vers l’aéroport Changi après celles au départ de Hanoi et Ho Chi Minh Ville, ainsi qu’une autre vers Siem Reap au Cambodge.
lundi 21 juillet 2014
Over 80 percent of the domestically-consumed fish sauce bearing the Phu Quoc Island name are fake, an official has said.
jeudi 17 juillet 2014
PHU QUOC : Korean Air plans to launch direct service from Seoul’s Incheon airport to Phu Quoc in Vietnam by the end of next year.
mardi 18 mars 2014
PHU QUOC - Very few airlines are prepared to launch services to Vietnam’s Phu Quoc International Airport one year after it was opened for international traffic.
lundi 17 mars 2014
On February 14, Phu Quoc International Airport welcomed the first direct flight run by Russian helicopter airline Ikar with 250 Russian tourists aboard, but only 48 chose to stay on the island.
jeudi 13 mars 2014
PHU QUOC - A policy to grant a 30-day visa exemption for foreign passport holders visiting Phu Quoc Island , off the coast of the southern province of Kien Giang, took effect, earlier this week.
mardi 11 mars 2014
L’île de Phu Quoc, province de Kien Giang (Sud), applique depuis le 10 mars 2014 l’exemption de visa, pour un délai de 30 jours maximum, aux étrangers ainsi qu’aux Vietnamiens d’outre-mer.
mercredi 1 janvier 2014
Investors in any sector on tourism-haven Phu Quoc Island will enjoy favorable policies previously granted by a 2008 government decree only to projects at industrial zones, export processing zones and economic zones.
lundi 2 septembre 2013
Although Phu Quoc Island in the Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang is attracting more visitors, its tourism industry is struggling due to sluggish hotel projects.
dimanche 18 août 2013
Preparations to establish an official "economic zone" on tourism-haven Phu Quoc Island on the lines of Hong Kong were discussed at an August 13 meeting of the Communist Party's Economic Commission and Mekong Delta provincial authorities.
jeudi 31 janvier 2013
KIEN GIANG - A sea route connecting the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang in Vietnam with Cambodia’s Sihanoukville and Thailand’s Trat province will be introduced to shipping companies this year.
dimanche 6 janvier 2013
L’île de Phu Quôc, dans le golfe de Thaïlande, a deux mamelles : la saumure de poisson et le tourisme dans un cadre idyllique. Elle s’en porte très bien.
samedi 5 janvier 2013
Phu Quoc Island in southwest Vietnam has seen a 60% surge in seat capacity since the opening of a new airport in Dec-2012.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
Le nouvel aéroport international de Phu Quôc (code IATA : PQC) a débuté ses activités le 2 décembre avec un premier vol commercial assuré avec un ATR 72 de Vietnam Airlines.
mardi 20 novembre 2012
The anchovy price has tripled as Chinese businessmen have been collecting anchovy in big quantities, leaving Phu Quoc fish sauce producers in thirst for materials.
samedi 17 novembre 2012
Kien Giang has proposed recommendations to the Government on the application of mechanisms and policies with a view to turning Phu Quoc Island into a centrally-run, special economic-administrative zone by 2020.
lundi 29 octobre 2012
A lot of fish sauce villages have been in distress because they cannot scramble with Chinese businessmen for anchovies, the important materials for making fish sauce products.
mardi 9 octobre 2012
No fish sauce manufacturers in the southwestern island of Phu Quoc have been able to meet the standards to have their products labeled “Phu Quoc fish sauce,” a brand name that was granted the geographical indication and protected as a trademark ten years ago.
mardi 28 août 2012
The first-phase construction of the Phu Quoc International Airport in the southern province of Kien Giang is expected to be completed by mid-December this year, the provincial People’s Committee has announced.
jeudi 16 février 2012
While the Phu Quoc International Airport in Kien Giang Province is likely to reach completion by the year's end, infrastructure works around it have come to a halt due to capital shortage.
lundi 5 septembre 2011
While the Phu Quoc International Airport is likely to be completed on schedule by the end of 2012, infrastructure works around it are making slow progress.
With many investors remaining tardy in implementing their plans after getting approval, the management board for Phu Quoc Island development has demanded local authorities to stop green-lighting new tourism projects and revoke licenses of slow-moving developers.
mercredi 3 août 2011
The government has given the green light for foreign investors to develop a casino project in the southern resort island of Phu Quoc, requiring a minimum investment of $4 billion, local media reported Sunday.
jeudi 4 novembre 2010
Hoang Trung Hai, deputy prime minister has assigned Southern Region Aviation Corp to work with Kien Giang province people's committee for speeding up the implementation process of construction project of Phu Quoc Airport, so as to ensure the airport becomes operational by October 2011.
dimanche 26 septembre 2010
Its growing popularity and developing hospitality might make it a runaway success, which at least one visitor hopes won't spoil its tropical perfection and laid-back atmosphere.
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