Easia Travel (and Easia Incentive) was created in 2000 by three travel professionals bringing together their knowledge of the industry. With 9 offices, 314 multi-lingual staff, Easia 'Make Asia Easy for you'. They specialise in designing bespoke incentive trips to Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. Connection with local people is at the core of their philosophy on travel and as a result they are committed to introducing travellers to the rich cultures and scenic diversity of the destinations.
By regularly carrying out quality assurance checks with their third party suppliers, staying updated with the requirements by law in their own countries and ensuring their standards exceed those required by UK Health and Safety Laws, Easia Travel guarantee the smooth completion of their projects.
Vietnam is a country filled with captivating natural beauty and tranquil village life. Its highlands and rainforest regions yield new species and teem with exotic wildlife. Its islands and beaches are among the finest in all of Southeast Asia and its cuisine offers exquisite dishes. Over four decades have passed since Vietnam was officially united, and the war ended. Today, this gracious and graceful country is an outstanding travel destination with particular focus on Hanoi, Halong Bay, the northern mountainous regions, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chin Minh (Saigon), the Mekong Delta as well as the beaches on the coast lines and the islands.
Hanoi: The capital city, known for its centuries-old architecture and rich culture
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon): The largest city, famous for its French colonial landmarks and bustling markets
Hue: Known for its historic monuments, including the Imperial City and ancient tombs
Da Nang: Famous for its sandy beaches and the Marble Mountains
Hoi An: Known for its well-preserved Ancient Town and historic architecture
Nha Trang: Famous for its beaches, scuba diving, and offshore islands
Phu Quoc: An island known for its beaches and luxury resorts
Sapa: Known for its terraced rice fields and the Hoang Lien Son mountain range
Ha Long Bay: Famous for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands
Mekong Delta: Known for its rivers, swamps, and floating markets
Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi are the main international gateways. Ho Chi Minh City is around 12-13 hours of direct flight from the UK, and Hanoi is around 11-12 hours.
UTC +7 (Indochina Time)
English is commonly used in business and tourist areas
Vietnamese Dong (VND)
Weather & Seasons
North Vietnam: Cool season: December-February, Dry Season: March-May and September-November, Hot Season: June-August
Central Vietnam: Dry Season: January-May and September, Hot Season: June-August, Stormy Season: October-December
South Vietnam: Dry Season: October-May, Rainy Season: June-September
Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s commercial centre and accounts for a large share of the national economy – contributing over 20 percent to the country’s overall GDP, and over 25 percent of total industrial production.
HCMC’s economy consists of a wide spectrum of industries, ranging from mining and construction to seafood processing and tourism. Other large industries include agriculture and high-tech/electronic products and services.
Plenty of 5* international chain hotels offer conference facilities and large ballrooms, including: Pullman Saigon, Sofitel, M Gallery, Novotel, Intercontinental and Lotte .
Home to eight million inhabitants and four million motorbikes, Ho Chi Minh City is the commercial centre of the country and offers visitors a whirlwind of excitement that never sleeps. Enjoy great food and a bustling atmosphere at Ben Thanh Market, selling a variety of handicrafts and textiles and housed in one of the oldest structures of Saigon, this is the real way to experience the city.
Away from the city, groups can take a boat trip on the Mekong River experience the local way of life along the shores and waterways, admire the stunning landscape, and enjoy local cuisine. The trip travels through the Mekong Delta, a vast area where the river empties out into the sea, and host to the renowned and fascinating Floating Market.