Vietnam’s Dat Tham beach in Con Dao has been listed among the top ten eco-friendly beaches in South-east Asia by the UK’s Independent Newspaper.

India promotes tourism in Ho Chi Minh City

The Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City hosted a tourism promotion programme, inviting local people to experience the different flavours of Indian culture, cuisine, and nature.

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival opened

The Con Son-Kiep Bac 2018 Spring Festival opened at Con Son Pagoda in the northern province of Hai Duong on March 3 attracting hundreds of people.

Cultural Village’s activities show love for sea and islands

A series of activities, on the theme ‘The love of youth and ethnic people for Vietnam’s sea and islands” are taking place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, from March 1 to 31.

Vietnam Airline adds flights from HCM City to Singapore, Taipei

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on March 5 announced that it will increase flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore and Taipei (Taiwan) to meet the rising demand of passengers to these attractive destinations.

Thua Thien-Hue records surge of tourists in two months

Tourist arrivals in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue in the first two months of 2018 rose sharply by 46.6 percent from a year earlier to over 715,960, partly thanks to various activities held during the Lunar New Year holiday.

Quang Ninh: Spring festivals start National Tourism Year 2018

Various annual spring festivals have opened in the northern province of Quang Ninh in response to the National Tourism Year 2018 - Halong - Quang Ninh.

Vietnam welcomes over 2.86 million foreigners in 2 months

More than 2.86 million foreigners was estimated to visit Vietnam in January and February, up 29.7 percent from the same period in 2017.

Ba Den Mountain tourism site welcomes 1 million visitors

The Ba Den (Black Lady) Mountain national tourism site in the southern province of Tay Ninh has received one million visitors during just 12 days from the first to the 12th day of the Year of the Dog (February 16-27).

Vietjet moves international flights to T4 of Changi airport

The low-cost airlines VietJet Air will shift all of its international flight operations from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4 (T4) of Singapore’s Changi International Airport from March 6.

Yen Tu Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh

The Yen Tu Spring Festival officially opened on February 25, the 10th day of the first lunar month, at the Yen Tu historical site in Uong Bi city, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Hung Kings Temple welcomes almost 1 million worshippers during Tet

The Hung Kings Temple historical site in the ancestral province of Phu Tho welcomed nearly 1 million worshippers during the six-day festival of the lunar New Year (Tet) in order to pay tribute to the nation’s founders.

Tourism booms during Lunar New Year holiday

Tourism in central and southern regions have reaped the benefits of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday (February 14-20), reporting an impressive surge in the number of visitors.

Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays

The number of international tourists to the capital city of Hanoi are estimated to rise by 30 percent to 125,000 people during the week-long Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festival, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Coming to Muong Bi

(HBO) – How excited I was when receiving an invitation from a friend to visit Muong Bi in Tan Lac district when the season was shifting from winter to spring. This time of the year, the land offers red pomelos and festive music.

Foreign tourists enjoy Tet in the village

(HBO) - When the apricot blossom and peach blossom is budding, homestay travelling makers in Mai Hich commune (Mai Chau) are preparing to decorate the campus premises, buy more essential items ... They are preparing Tet holiday not only for their family but for foreigners to stay here during Tet holiday.

Mai Chau district draws investment in tourism

(HBO) – Mai Chau district is an outstanding tourist draw in Hoa Binh province. The provincial People’s Committee has approved a master plan to develop Mai Chau district into a national tourism site with local homestays hanging "Homestay ASEAN” award during 2016-2018. Currently, the district is focusing on calling for investments in tourism, seeing it as a spearheaded economy.

VITM 2018 to highlight hi-tech tourism

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.

World’s longest cable car route launched in Kien Giang

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.

Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City

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.

Visiting Khu Doi to find out its legend

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.

CNN continues to promote Hanoi tourism

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.

Vietnam welcomes over 1.43 million foreign tourists

More than 1.43 million foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam in the first month of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 42 percent.

Tangerine farms in Dong Thap ready for visitors during Tet

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.

Visiting a thousand – year – old Dao Hamlet

(HBO) – Being located near the reservoir of Hoa Binh Lake, there have been some long lasting customs of traditional self- supplying, from planting corns, cassava, forest trees and living in the houses with meticulous brocade weaving of a dress made from traditional materials for months. Those are the typical characteristics of Dao ethnic people in Sung village, Cao Son commune (Da Bac), which have been lasting for thousands of years.