Additional 44 caves have been discovered in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh, raising the total caves found so far in this area to 405, according to the park’s management board.

Hoa Binh seeks to promote tourism development in upland areas

A fact-finding trip was organised to explore potential for tourism development in mountainous Lung Van commune in the northern province of Hoa Binh’s Tan Lac district.

Visiting Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant

HBO – The Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant has been an attractive destination to tourists when visiting Hoa Binh Lake.

Brocade weaving village of Mong ethnic people in Pa Co

(HBO) - For the Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia commune, Pa Co (Mai Chau), brocade weaving career has its own characteristics and has been kept for a long time. Recently, after many efforts, Pa Co Con village, Pa Co commune has been granted a certificate of recognition of traditional brocade weaving village, becoming one of four villages in the whole district being recognized.

Hai Phong: Modern infrastructure deemed prerequisite for tourism growth

After the sea-crossing bridge of Tan Vu – Lach Huyen opened on September 2, 2017, tourist arrivals in Cat Ba island district of northern Hai Phong city surged by 150 percent year on year from then to May 2018.

Royal palace to be restored to glory

 Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, has announced plans to restore a palace in the former royal citadel in an attempt to give visitors a glimpse at how the former kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) lived.

Thua Thien-Hue: Tourism revenue surges 32 percent

The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue earned 2.66 trillion VND (114.38 million USD) from tourism in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year surge of over 32 percent.

Lac Thuy district strives to make tourism become a key economic sector

(HBO) - Tourism is considered as one of the advantageous economic sector in Lac Thuy district, especially spiritual tourism. This is also considered as one of the key economic sectors that bring great revenue to the local budget. However, in order to exploit this advantage, the district has faced with some difficulties, especially in terms of infrastructure. Therefore, the priority of improving this issue is being paid attention by Lac Thuy district.

Da Bac district develops community – based tourism

(HBO) - Da Bac district is 15 km away from Hoa Binh city with abundant natural tourist resources such as: Phu Canh Nature Reserve Area, Ta Khop Waterfall, Than Cave, Lao Stream, Mua Cave, Sung Cave, Bieu Mountain, Lo Lan Cave, Hien Luong Bay, etc. Da Bac has hamlets of Ke, Da Bia, Sung, Mo Hem, Nhap, Ranh, etc. preserving unique cultural identities of ethnic minorities of Muong, Dao, Tay, etc. Those are the favorable conditions for tourism development, especially the development of community-based tourism.

Vietnam, Indonesia discuss tourism cooperation

Vietnamese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Sanh Chau attended a workshop with representatives of Indonesian tourism authorities to discuss ways to promote tourism and share experiences of developing tourism at UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bali on July 30.

Sapa named among the 50 most beautiful places on the planet

Sapa, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has been included in a new list of the top 50 most beautiful places on the planet by travel site PureWow.

Boat tour boosts Trang An tourism

The new boat tour at the tourism hub of Trang An complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh is adding more prestige to the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site while at the same time strengthening the province’s tourism brand.

Tours offer insights into Quang Nam’s beauty, culture

The central province of Quang Nam, which is hosting the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings, has designed typical tours for tourists to discover the locality’s culture and people.

Homestay tourism “attracts” foreign visitors

(HBO) - "The romantic landscapes of clouds and water is so poetic, charming, unique cultural identity, true emotion of the people living in the area of Hoa Binh Lake is a good choice for tourists in the country and abroad. The number of visitors from European countries coming to learn, experience the culture and nature of community tourism destinations, such as Sung village, Cao Son commune; Ke village, Hien Luong commune; Da Bia village, Tien Phong commune; Da Bac district has increased significantly"- the Director of Da Bac Tourism joint Stock Company Dinh Thi Thao announced.

First intangible cultural heritage festival to be held in Tuyen Quang

The first festival on the world’s intangible cultural heritages and the Tuyen Quang City Festival will take place in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang in September, promising to feature many cultural and artistic activities.

Quang Ninh to host ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 (ATF 2019) will take place in Ha Long City, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, from January 14-18 next year, themed "ASEAN - the Power of One”.

Ha Long Bay among 100 most beautiful UNESCO World Heritages

The US newspaper Newsweek has listed Ha Long Bay of Vietnam among the Top 100 most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which include both natural and man-made wonders.

Transerco launches cheaper fares on double-decker city tour service

Starting from July 20, the Hanoi Transport and Services Corporation (Transerco) will offer a cheaper fare of VND 196,000 for a ticket valid for two hours for visitors taking the double-decker city Hop on - Hop off tour.

Ha Long Bay among 100 most beautiful UNESCO World Heritages

The US newspaper Newsweek has listed Ha Long Bay of Vietnam among the Top 100 most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which include both natural and man-made wonders.

Mountainous district becomes emerging travel destination

Though a poor village 10 years ago, Ban Don or Don village in the mountainous district of Ba Thuoc, Thanh Hoa province has now become one of the emerging travel destinations with its homestay service for visitors who wish to explore the local life.

Vietnam has most affordable beaches: TravelBird

Vietnam has most affordable beaches in the world, according to TravelBird, a Netherland-based travel company. 

Tourist arrivals to Hanoi up 10 pct in first half

Tourist arrivals to the capital city of Hanoi topped 13.19 million in the first half of this year, up 10 percent year-on-year, pushing up revenue by 9.3 percent annually to over 39.2 trillion VND (1.74 billion USD).

Tam Dao: Heavenly weekend retreat near Hanoi

Tam Dao, a small mountainous town in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, just 70km from Hanoi, has made it an attractive destination for visitors on weekends and holidays thanks to its cool weather throughout the year like Da Lat and Sa Pa.

Phu Yen Tourism Day opens

The Phu Yen tourism day kicked off on July 5 with a series of programmes promoting local tourism potential.

Relaxing on Lac Son Highland

(HBO) – Perhaps, it is not easy to find the ideal stop in order to "live slowly” in the natural fresh environment, and be comfortable to breathe cool air like in the highland of Lac Son district.