The central coastal city of Da Nang will increase the level of scrutiny applied to budget tours in a bid to further develop sustainable tourism services.

National Tourism Year 2019 to feature various sea festival activities

The National Tourism Year 2019 will feature a range of activities with the main stage in Khanh Hoa province and other responding activities in 15 locales across the nation.

Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival kicks off in Cao Bang

The Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival kicked off in Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province, on the evening of October 13, as part of the activities to promote tourism, investment and trade in Cao Bang province to visitors.

The Fair Market – a special culture identity on Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – The Fair Market on Da River Lake is not only a place for trade and commodity purchasing between the lowland and the highland regions, but also the cultural and spiritual exchanges of river region. You can go to the market to buy a little tobacco, a little salt, sauce and also show your love emotion.

Khanh Hoa to host Visit Vietnam Year 2019

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa will host the Visit Vietnam Year 2019 under the theme of "Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival”, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Cao Bang on its path to develop signature local tourist products

Located in a mountainous border region, Cao Bang province is home to the diverse culture of local ethic minority groups, as well as historical sites and stunning tourist attractions. The local authorities have rolled out every effort to utilise these advantages in the building of signature tourist products in a bid to foster the local hospitality sector.

Tourism infrastructure needed to develop Cái Răng floating market

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.

Vietnam tourism promoted in Italy

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.

Muong Lo Tourism-Culture Week to resume on October 12-14

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 rated among world’s best places for expats

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”.

Hoa Binh takes steps to preserve ethnic culture in Hoa Binh Lake site

(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.

Vietnam welcomes over 11.6 million foreign visitors in first nine months

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.

Vietnam Int’l Travel Mart project receives approval

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently approved a project to organise the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), promoting it as an important international and national tourism event.

Tourists to Quang Binh up in first nine months of 2018

The number of tourist arrivals to Quang Binh province increased 18.4 percent to more than three million, including 129,700 foreigners, in the first nine months of this year.

Phu Tho province works to tap tourism potential

Bestowed with an array of world and national cultural heritages, the northern midland province of Phu Tho is looking for breakthrough measures to capitalise on its strength to become a must-visit destination for both domestic and international tourists.

Improving the quality of human resources in tourism sector

(HBO) – In the whole province, there are 3,120 employees working in the tourism sector, including State management agencies, accommodation establishments, tourist sites and resorts. In recent years, together with investing in material facilities, tourism infrastructure, the task of training and fostering the labor quality in the tourism sector have been paid attention, contributing to promote the tourism industry of the province to develop, attract domestic and foreign tourists to visit and relax.

Furama Da Nang wins hotel award

Furama Resort Da Nang, the 5-star beach resort in central Vietnam, has been named as the ‘most favoured hotel of 2017’ by JALPAK, a renowned Japanese travel agency.

Preserving the Muong ethnic cultural identity to develop tourism of Ngoi village

(HBO) – Ngoi village, Ngoi Hoa commune (Tan Lac) is one of the riverside village of Da River Reservoir with beautiful natural landscape. There are 91 households in the village, 100% of which Muong ethnic people live and still retain traditional cultural identity. The village is recognized by the provincial People's Committee as a local tourist destination in 2017.

European travel agents to make fact-finding tour to Hanoi

A delegation of 25 travel agents from 12 European nations will visit Hanoi from October 4-10 in a bid to strengthen cooperation in tourism.

Attractive community tourism in Dao hamlet of Sung village

(HBO) - In recent years, the model of community tourism of Da Bac district built has been attracting domestic and foreign tourists. Besides the community tourism destinations of Ke hamlet (Hien Luong commune), Da Bia hamlet (Tien Phong commune), Sung village (Cao Son commune) has been developing the community for nearly 3 years but is now attractive to visitors for experimenting, discovering the majestic natural scenery of the upland Da Bac.

Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors

The number of tourists visiting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year is estimated to top 10 million, an increase of 25 percent over the same period last year, according to the local Department of Tourism.

New multifunctional bus station inaugurated in Sa Pa

A new multifunctional bus terminal was inaugurated on September 19 in the resort town of Sa Pa, covering over 4,000 square metres with the capacity to accommodate nearly 300 buses.

Hanoi: Huong Son complex named special national relic site

Huong Pagoda has been recognised as a special national relic site. Hanoi authorities received a certificate honouring the Huong Son landscape complex, also known as Huong Pagoda, in My Duc district on September 19.

Colourful lanterns to cast glow around Hoan Kiem Lake at Mid-autumn festival

Hundreds of lanterns will cast their glow across the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, on the evening of September 13, the fourteenth day of the eighth lunar month.

Mai Chau welcomes over 247,850 visitors in nine months

(HBO) – Statistics show Mai Chau district welcomed 247,857 tourists in the first nine months of 2018.