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Eco-tour appreciates beauty of Son La’s Ang hamlet

An eco-tour to Ang Hamlet in Dong Sang commune, Moc Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La will enable tourists to explore stunning features of the Mother Nature and the Thai ethnic people’s unique culture. One of the must-see destinations of the eco-tour is a pine forest near a poetic lake that ... Read More »

Mekong cities work together to lure regional guests

HCM City will work together with Phnom Penh, Vientiane, Yangon to promote tourism in Japan and the Republic of Korea.   According to the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the coordination will be discussed at a meeting of the four cities in the Mekong sub-region, scheduled for HCM City on March 20-22. Last September, the cities’ mayors ... Read More »

Vietnam proves popular to Russian holidaymakers

The number of tourists from Russia to Vietnam were higher than any other country during January and February, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). More than 54,000 Russians visited during the first two months of the year, accounting for one-fourth of the total number of Russian tourists last year. Vietnam received a total of 1.21 million foreign visitors in ... Read More »

Tour offers green perspective

Tour offers green perspective Romantic: Tran Quoc Pagoda, a famous tourist and cultural site in Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo Trong Duc As perhaps Ha Noi’s most tranquil spot, it is difficult to think of many ways to improve the experience of wandering around the West Lake. However, an ambitious tourist company is trying to do exactly that. How? By ... Read More »

Hanoi tourism to promote potentials abroad

The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has planned to promote the capital city as a tourist destination in the foreign media. The promotion programme will be featured on several television channels in Russia and the Asia Travel Mart Online Magazine. Marketing will also be carried out in potential foreign markets such as Canada , China and the Republic ... Read More »

Hanoi expects to welcome 15.5 mln tourists in 2013

Hanoi expects to serve 15.5 million tourists, including 2.25 million foreigners, in 2013, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Mai Tien Dung said on February 26. During the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival from February 9-18, the capital city received 2.08 million tourists, including 60,000 foreigners, representing a year-on-year increase of 11 percent. Despite ... Read More »

Local tourists up, foreign arrivals down

International arrivals to Vietnam are estimated at just above 570,000 in February, a year-on-year decrease of 18.3 percent. Figures from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the General Statistics Office show that in the first two months of 2013, the country welcomed over 1.2 million foreign tourists, down 9.6 percent from the same period last year. Sharp declines were ... Read More »

Ha Long Bay – must go destination in a lifetime

Ha Long Bay of Vietnam has been included in the list of “100 trips you must take in your lifetime” recently released by the US magazine Business Insider. The magazine recommended spending a night on a junk boat in the bay, amid a multitude of limestone islands and islets rising from the sea, in a variety of sizes and shapes ... Read More »

Vietnam attracts British tourists

Vietnam is ranked seventh among the ten leading long-haul destinations selected by British tourists, according to the website easyvoyage.co.uk of the famous travel agency Hayes Jarvis. The ranking is based on the bookings of British holidaymakers from October 2012 to January 2013. Vietnam has become more attractive to the UK’s tourists in the long-haul holiday market thanks to the opening ... Read More »

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival commences

The Con Son-Kiep Bac 2013 Spring Festival opened at Con Son pagoda in the northern province of Hai Duong on February 25 (the 16 th day of the first lunar month). The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien, Permanent Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Council Most Venerable ... Read More »