Thu, 04 Dec 2014. Last updated Sun, 03 May 2015 20:50
Forbes Magazine – one of the world's leading travel magazine - annually releases its own list of should-visit-world-wide destinations. Basing on some criteria including "newly safe", "newly uncovered", "developed destination", "must see right now before it changes forever”, Forbes issued 10 coolest destinations in 2015. Accordingly, Vietnam ranks the third position, after Iceland and Morocco. According to Ann Abel - an author of the article, the world is enormous and becomes bigger and bigger. There are many beautiful tourist attractions in the world and each traveler will have his/ her own list, therefore, to draw up the list, she had to ask Owen Gaddis - an experienced manager at a super-high-end experiential travel-planning company for advice. This experienced manager highly appreciated Vietnam because of its beautiful and natural sightseeing spots and interesting tourism services.
In the introduction about Vietnam, Ann Abel described: "From sleepy fishing villages to the rooftop discos of Saigon, age-old tradition meets cosmopolitan modernity in today’s Vietnam. Luxe new ways to explore what’s been a hip Asian destination for a decade-plus now". An Able also suggests its readers about an interesting experience of Halong Bay seaplane tour - a new kind of tourism product in Halong operated since September 2014. Instead of using traditional mean like cruises, exploring Halong Bay by seaplane, travelers will have a wonderful opportunity to savor Halong beauty in a different way and a new perspective. From the seaplane, travelers can enjoy a spectacular picture of Halong Bay’s emerald water and thousands of limestone cliffs endowed by the nature. Besides, Forbes Magazine also provides useful advice for tourists that they should continue their Vietnam tour in "the dramatic cliffs of Nui Chua National Park on the country’s south central coast". And what's more, do not forget to have a nightlife tour in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - the biggest and busiest cities in Vietnam. With nightlife tour, tourists can discover the city by Vespa - a favorite vehicle of Ho Chi Minh's citizens, taste different types of street foods, and sip a cup of iced black coffee.
In recent years, Vietnam has gradually become one of favorite tourism’s destinations in the world. The country is famous for its diverse types of street foods, natural sightseeing spots, historical relics, news kind of tourism products and services, and friendly people. In terms of cuisine, Vietnamese street foods and drinks such as Banh My, Bun Cha, Ca Phe Trung (Vietnam Egg Coffee) are often praised in foreign press. Besides, seductive Vietnam destinations like Phu Quoc Island, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Danang, Mui Ne, Hoi An, etc. regularly have presence in top cool or great world-wide destinations suggested by well-known travel magazines such as TripAdvisor, Forbes, New York Times, National Geographic, and so on. The country also makes efforts to improve their services and infrastructure with meaningful campaigns such as “Halong Smile”, “Local people get ready to help tourists cross the road”… With these potential advantages and continuous efforts to improve its image, Vietnam travel is highly appreciated by not only specialists but also normal travelers.