Floods hit APEC plans for Hoi An

November 7, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HOI AN, 7 November 2017: At least 49 people have died after Typhoon Damrey slammed into central Vietnam, disaster officials said Monday, as heavy flooding cast doubt on a planned retreat for APEC leaders’ spouses to the ancient town of Hoi An.

The weather system hit just days before Vietnam welcomes world leaders to the APEC summit in Danang and has left several areas totally submerged in the worst flooding in years.

While Danang itself has not been seriously affected, heavy flooding has hit Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique blend of buildings, some dating back to the 15th century. Read more

Khiri Travel opens Hoi An office

September 7, 2017 by  
Filed under News, tour company, Vietnam

Khiri Travel Vietnam has opened a new office in Hoi An, on the central coast of Vietnam to serve clients heading for the World Heritage resort.

Established 1 September, the office is the company’s third after Hoi Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

Hoi An is best known for its trading quarter that stands at the estuary of river and the sea. Read more