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Hội An installs drinking water taps

  Visitors refill free drinking water at a ticket counter in Hội An city. The ancient city has launched free drinking water system. — VNS Photo Sơn Ca   HỘI AN — Free drinking water taps have been installed in four locations in the ancient city of Hội An. Director of the city’s Culture and Sports Centre, Võ Phùng told Việt Nam ... Read More »

Vietjet offers cashback on ticket price

    Vietjet’s fleet. The airline operates around 400 flights daily, carrying more than 80 million passengers to date. VNS Photo     HCM CITY Customers who buy Vietjet air tickets online via HDBank will get up to 36 per cent cash back as part of a new promotion programme in response to the first “Cashless Day- June 16″ in Việt Nam. The ... Read More »

Việt Nam a top destination in Asia Pacific for Russianss

  The central province of Khánh Hòa, home to the famous beach town of Nha Trang City, is much loved by Russian tourists, accounting for one fifth of total foreign arrivals. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — Việt Nam has become one of the top destinations in the Asia Pacific region for Russians, according to global travel analysis firm ForwardKeys. The ForwardKeys survey found that Việt ... Read More »

Spots available for exciting FVH city walks  

  HÀ NỘI — If you want to discover something new about Hà Nội, especially about the city’s lesser-known places while strolling its streets, the city walks hosted by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage have been designed for you. Although the non-profit group has some exciting city walks throughout this month, there are only a few spots available on June ... Read More »

Huế eyes vegan cuisine for tourism boost

  A chef prepares vegan dishes at a local restaurant. — VNS Photo Xuân Đạt Phước Bửu Researchers and chefs in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế believe vegan cuisine could help local authorities boost tourism. According to researcher Nguyễn Xuân Hoa, residents of the province have had a vegan diet for centuries, after Buddhism rooted and flourished in the locality. ... Read More »

CNN: Hà Nội, Phú Quốc on list of 17 best places in Asia

  Caption: Hà Nôii and Phú Quốc Island are on CNN’s list of the 17 best places in Asia. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY – Hà Nội and Phú Quốc Island are on CNN’s list of the 17 best places in Asia. The US-based television network cites natural charm, rich history and good cuisine as its reasons for choosing the two destinations in the north and south of Việt ... Read More »

Pristine Island in Kiên Giang Province untouched by tourism

  Pristine Hòn Mấu island is home to genial fishermen, fresh seafood and beautiful beaches. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — When visiting Kiên Giang Province’s pristine Hòn Mấu Island, travelers can hang out with the genial fishermen and enjoy fresh seafood and beautiful beaches. Hòn Mấu is one of 21 islands in the Nam Du Archipelago, about 90 km from the mainland. The 200-hectare island is home to 120 ... Read More »

Photo contest launched to promote Bắc Giang tourism

  HÀ NỘI — A photo contest has been launched to promote tourism in the northern province of Bắc Giang. Entitled Bắc Giang Tourism Beauty Photos, the contest is being organised for professional and amateur photographers including expats in Việt Nam who are interested in Bắc Giang tourism. The photos must have been taken since January this year featuring the provincial people ... Read More »

Hội An is one of world's best places to explore by bicycle

  Agoda, a global online accommodation providers, lists Hội An as one of the world’s six best places to explore by bicycle. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The global online accommodation reservations provider Agoda has listed the historic town of Hội An as one of the world’s six best places to explore by bicycle. Hội An in Quảng Nam Province provides foreign tourists with the most beautiful ... Read More »

Sichuan, Việt Nam to promote tourism

  The Leshan Giant Buddha, a World Heritage Site, that attracts many tourists to Sichuan. — Photo courtesy of the Sichuan Department of Culture and Tourism. HÀ NỘI — Sichuan is looking for more tourists from Việt Nam in the near future, according to Dou Wei Ping, vice director of the Sichuan Department of Culture and Tourism. He stressed the desire to co-operate ... Read More »