Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay is among the top 77 nominees to enter into the third phase of a campaign voting for the world’s seven new natural wonders, according to the New Open World (NOW) website on July 10.
Ha Long Bay - one of Vietnam’s two UNESCO natural world heritage sites - had by May 25 risen to the first place in Group G in the voting for the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
The Novetel Phan Thiet resort in central Binh Thuan province has been recognised by the Green Globe International to achieve the world’s highest environmental standards, becoming the first in Vietnam to receive the Green Globe certificate.
Thierry Posty, a French adventurous traveller who has been touring more than 100 countries on horseback, is in Hanoi to prepare for a cross country trip.
On a spring morning, we visit the ancient Hoa Lu capital, now in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district, in the northern province of Ninh Binh.
The southern province of An Giang officially launched the first “Agricultural Tourism” tour for 30 international visitors on April 12.
The resort town of Sa Pa, in northern mountainous Lao Cai province, will host a Culture - Tourism Week from April 30 to May 3 in a move to attract more visitors.
The five-star Costa Classica cruiser brought 1,600 European tourists, mainly Italian, French, Spanish, German and British, to Ho Chi Minh City on April 2.
The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism has decided to open a new tour that links its four coastal provinces with Phu Quoc island of Vietnam.
Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.
While northern dairy producers in Hanoi, Tuyen Quang and Quang Ninh are dealing with fallout from the recent “melamine storm”, farmers in Son La province’s Moc Chau dairy region – have found a unique way to promote sales and tourism by offering “fresh milk tours”.
Thanh Chuong Viet Art Museum is no ordinary museum. Instead of displaying pieces of history from behind glass, here, only 40 km from Hanoi , visitors can experience some of the rich diversity of traditional Vietnamese culture with all five senses.
At this time of year the majority of holiday-makers typically choose to while away the days on the beautiful beaches of Nha Trang, Da Nang and Hue. However, my family and I decided to do something a little different this year and instead opted for a tour of Bai Tu Long Bay, which is in Quang Ninh Province.