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.
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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
The world’s longest sea cable car route was put into operation in An Thoi town, Phu Quoc Island district, in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on February 4, with the aim of serving tourists on the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival which is several days away.
The former imperial city of Hue has been recognised as an ASEAN Clean Tourist City, while the Pilgrimage Village has been named as an ASEAN Green Hotel.
HBO – Located in Tuan Lo and Phong Phu communes, Cot Co Mountain (Khu Doi) is considered as a gift the nature offers to the area of Muong Bi in Tan Lac district. Since its appearance in the epic "De dat, de nuoc” (Giving birth to the Earth and the Water), Cot Co (Flagpole) Mountain has been a symbol in locals’ spiritual life. The mountain was officially recognised as a provincial-level landscape in November 2017, which multiplies the pride of locals and encourages people to find out Khu Doi’s legend.
The US Cable News Network (CNN) will continue to broadcast 30-second promotional videos on Hanoi in 2018, which aim to provide the audience with an insider’s point of view of Vietnam’s vibrant capital.
More than 1.43 million foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam in the first month of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 42 percent.
Visitors to the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap should take a trip to the farms in the Lai Vung area where farmers earn a living growing pink tangerine.