The sixth Vietnam International Travel Mart – VITM Hanoi 2018 – will take place at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace on 91 Tran Hung Dao St from March 29 to April 1, the Vietnam Tourism Association announced on February 5.
Ha Long Bay
Themed "Online travel, Vietnam tourism looks toward the fourth
industrial revolution,” the event aims to encourage travel firms to promptly
apply modern technology to sell their products, thus promoting their capacity
to attract and serve customers online. The event will have 500 pavilions.
Major activities will include seminars on online tourism, an international
street food festival, conferences, introduction of destinations and signing
ceremonies for several cooperation deals.
More than 40,000 discounted air tickets and 15,000 discounted
package tours will be on offer at the fair.
Some 650 businesses from 18 countries and territories, as well as from 43
provinces and cities nationwide have so far registered to take part in the VITM
Investment in tourism infrastructure, services and human resource training is needed to draw more tourists to Cái Răng floating market in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ, experts have said.
A tourism promotion event, titled "A Soulful Vietnam”, opened in the northern Italian city of Milan on October 3, with dozens of travel agencies in attendance.
The Muong Lo Tourism-Culture Week and the Mu Cang Chai Terraced Field Festival will take place in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on October 12-14, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Van Tien has said.
Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been ranked the 14th best place in the world for expatriates to live by the The Travel website, thanks to the ancient town’s "cheap cost of living”.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake stretches 70 kilometers and spreads over 17 communes in five districts and city. There are 47 islands in the lake, including 11 limestone islands with a combined the area of 116 hectares, and 36 mountainous islands covering an area of nearly 160 hectares. The lake is described as a drawing, and billed as "Ha Long Bay” of Hoa Binh province. Besides stunning natural landscapes, the lake owns special culture of ethnic minority groups like Muong, Tay, Dao and Thai, posing potential to develop tourism products to lure visitors.
The number of visitors travelling to Vietnam in the first nine months of 2018 was estimated at 11.61 million, up 22.9% over the same period of last year, according to the General Statistics Office.