Tourists numbers jump during holiday

The number of visitors attracted to popular and well known Vietnamese tourist spots rose sharply during the Liberation Day holiday period, from April 30 to May 3.

Worrisome drop in tourism as millennium nears

The Hanoi hospitality industry has been grappling with an upsetting reduction in foreign arrivals in the first quarter of the year as it is counting down to the millennium celebrations.

Ha Long festival to take Hanoi theme

This year’s Ha Long Tourism Festival at the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay will take the theme of Hanoi to celebrate the 1,000 birthday of the capital city.
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Hung Kings feted in Phu Tho

A wide range of activities will take place in the northern province of Phu Tho to celebrate the death anniversary of the Hung King and the opening of the Hung Temple Festival, to take place from April 14 to 23.

Ha Long city to organise tourism festival

A tourism festival will be held in the northern coastal city of Ha Long from April 29 to May 2 next year as the city is making every effort to promote itself as a tourism destination and mobilise votes for Ha Long bay as among seven new world nature wonders.

Hanoi gears up for national tourism year

Hanoi’s tourism authorities and travel agents have kicked off various activities in the run up to National Tourism Year 2010 which takes the theme of “Thang Long-Hanoi, a thousand years of coming together.”

Vietnam, France boost tourism cooperation

Deputy Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Hoang Thi Diep led a delegation to visit France from Sept. 20-27 to discuss bilateral cooperation programmes.