Society

Tourism industry helps raise Vietnam’s image

Vietnam’s tourism industry has helped raise the country’s image and position in the world, said a government official at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 6 to mark the 50 th anniversary of the tourism industry (July 9).
Business

Tourism industry looks regionally

Festivals in Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) this week will promote tourism in Vietnam , ahead of Hanoi 's millennium celebrations later this year.
Business

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.
Travel

Satisfy your bucolic yearnings

Duong Lam Village in Son Tay Town, 60km west of Hanoi has become increasingly popular half-day trip for weekend travellers.
Travel

Over 1.3 million foreigners visit VN in Q1

The number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in March has been estimated at 473,000, raising the total number of international arrivals to the country in the first quarter of this year to 1.35 million, a year-on-year increase of 36.2 percent.
Society

Off-road tours offer rocky path

The northern mountainous region is one of the country's most beloved destinations for local and international travellers, but if you want real adventure, you should visit the area on an off-road motorbike tour.
Society

Sa Pa ethnic kids lead to language invention

When PhD graduate in Plasma Physics Doan Ha Thang saw seven-year-old ethnic children speaking up to six languages to foreign tourists in Sa Pa , he realised the unlimited learning potential of young students.
Society

Farmers near park rise from poverty

A programme to develop farming in the buffer zone of a national park in southern Kien Giang province has lifted more than 50 percent of its residents out of poverty, an official said.
Business

Aviation-tourism cooperation benefits the nation

Aviation-tourism cooperation is a vital path for the two sectors’ development, benefiting the country, said General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan.
Society

Khoai cake enters Vietnam Guinness book

The khoai cake (plain rice flan) which was made on March 20 in the central city of Thua Thien – Hue has been recognised as the largest of its kind by the Vietnam Guinness Records.
Travel

Another luxury cruise ship docks in Ha Long Bay

An American luxury cruise ship, the Nautica, docked at Cai Lan port bringing 1,000 foreign tourists to the world heritage site of Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh for the first time on March 9.