Prime Minister asks for healthy festivals Society

Prime Minister asks for healthy festivals

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for stricter management of festivals organised around the country during the lunar new year festival period so that they do not become overly commercialised.

Vietnam’s tourism has new logo

A logo slogan “Vietnam – a Different Orient” has won a contest to design a new logo-symbol for the national tourism promotion programme for the 2011-2015 period.
Tourism identifies its top ten events in 2010 Travel

Tourism identifies its top ten events in 2010

The fact that Vietnam received a record five million foreign tourists and 28 million domestic visitors, earning 96 trillion VND, has been selected as one of the top ten tourism achievements in 2010.

Foreign tourist numbers double

More than 440,000 foreign tourists visited Vietnam in October, double last year's figure, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reports.

Almost 10 million visit Hanoi this year

Nine million Vietnamese and 960,000 foreign visitors arrived in Hanoi so far this year, representing increases of 40% and 15% over the same period last year, Hanoi Moi (New Hanoi) daily quoted Truong Minh Tien, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Da Nang attracts foreign visitors

Costa Classica cruise ship on June 15 anchored at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang  bringing aboard 1,000 tourists from Hong Kong and China to the city.