Tag Archives: Public Holidays 2013
Vietnam is a country that is popular for its tourism as well as its commerce. If you plan to travel to Vietnam, you should be aware of its public holidays as most businesses and all public institutions remain closed on these days. Vietnam celebrates about 8 or 9 public holidays, most of these holidays signify either a cultural event or a historic event. The public holidays of Vietnam follow either the Georgian calendar or the Lunar calendar so those that follow the Lunar calendar vary from year to year. Vietnam is also changing its policy about public holidays, they want to have the holidays over long weekends than to scatter them through the week. Here is the list of Vietnam Public holidays for 2013.
China plays an important part in the commerce today. It is also a very large country and a popular tourist destination. If you are wanting to visit China either for business or pleasure, it is advisable to be aware of the Public holiday in this country. Though various parts of the country may celebrate different holidays there are only seven national public holidays. Some of these holidays follow the Lunar calendar and their dates differ from year to year. Here is a list of the China Public holidays 2013 celebrated nationally.
The United States is a popular travel destination for people from all over the world. It’s exciting cities, quiet country side, beaches and mountains offer many interesting sites. There is an abundance of sites to see, food to sample, and adventures to be had in this beautiful country. However, anyone traveling to this country should be aware of the United States Federal Holidays due to the fact, that all of the Government offices are closed and many private businesses as well. However, visitors who do visit during any of these Federal holidays may get the opportunity to see and experience different activities reserved for each of these specific holidays.
United States federal holidays are those public holidays recognized by the American Government. During Federal holidays all those people who are employed by the Federal and State Governments are entitled to have those days off from work. Any Federal (and usually state employee) who is required to work during any of these holidays receive both what is known as Holiday pay as well as their regular pay for that day. Some private companies also pay extra wages to any of their employees who work Federal holidays as well.
Cambodia is a country situated in the southern portion of the IndoChina Peninsula in south east Asia.It is officially known as The Kingdom of Cambodia, which is a constitutional monarchy, with the monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state. The tourism industry is the second largest source of hard currency in this country. As a tourist destination for many millions of people around the world, it is important to know the public holidays of this country. Here is a list of the public holidays of Cambodia for 2013.
New Year’s Day 2013, January 1st
Malaysia is a Federal Constitutional Monarchy in South East Asia. The country has many ethnic groups living in it and it has a multi cultural diversity. It became a subject to the British Empire in the 18th century and achieved its independence in 31st August 1957. Here is a list of Malaysia Public Holidays 2013.
New Years Day 2013, January 1st
This holiday is celebrated as the first day of the new calendar year.
Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 2013, January 24th
This is a holiday celebrated by Muslims all over the world as the birth day of Prophet Muhammed, the founder of the Islam religion.
Officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, Australia consists of the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific oceans. On January 1st 1901 the six self governing colonies adopted the Constitution of Australia and came together to form one nation and collectively became the Commonwealth of Australia. Australia too has its own public holidays, some of which are typically Australian. Here is a list of Australia public holidays for 2013.
New Years Day 2013, January 1st
This is the first day of the calendar year and is celebrated as a holiday like it is in most parts of the world.
If you are an international traveller and intend to visit Thailand in 2013 either for business or for pleasure, you should be aware of the public holidays that this country celebrates. Public holidays in Thailand are regulated by the government and are observed by both the public as well as the private sectors. If one of the holidays falls on a weekend, one compensatory non work day is observed on the next workday. Usually there are sixteen public holidays observed in Thailand but more may be declared by the cabinet. Here is a list of the usual Thailand public holidays 2013.
Here is the list of Indonesia Public Holidays for 2013. Besides these holidays there are also Joint Leave Holidays (Cuti Bersama) that declared by Indonesian government.
New Years Day 2013 (January 1)
The first day of Gregorian Calendar. It’s observed almost all countries in the world.
Mawlid 2013 (January 24)
Mawlid is the day to commemorate when Prophet Mohammed born and celebrated by the Muslims in Indonesia as the symbol of joy and honor to Prophet Muhammad.
The Ministry of Manpower for the Philippines has set forth eleven public holidays for this country in 2013. It may be important to take note of these holidays for anyone planning on traveling for business or pleasure. Here are the Philippines public holidays.
New Years Day 2013 (Tuesday, January 1, 2013)
New Years Day marks the beginning of the new year according to the Gregorian Calendar, this holiday is celebrated on the first of January each year and falls on a Tuesday for 2013.
India is one of the popular tourist destinations. Apart from its rich culture it has many wonderful sights to offer. Not only does it have renowned beaches, but it has beautiful mountains as well as lush jungles for a safari. Its historical past has many beautiful palaces and temples and is the place of the world famous Taj Mahal. If you plan on visiting India as a tourist, you should take into consideration the public holidays where most of the government and businesses are closed for the holiday. Here is a list of the most popular India public holidays for 2013.