Researcher drafts solutions to revive “xoan” singing Culture - Sports

Researcher drafts solutions to revive “xoan” singing

Cultural researcher Vu Kim Bien from northern Phu Tho province has submitted an over 80-page manuscript to local authorities featuring ancient “xoan” singing as well as solutions to revive the practice in response to its recognition as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
Tourism sector seeks ways to boost growth Travel

Tourism sector seeks ways to boost growth

Promoting domestic tourism has been defined a key contributor to the sector’s growth this year, heard a conference held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on April 5.
Vietnamese tourism popularised at ITB 2015 Society

Vietnamese tourism popularised at ITB 2015

Vietnam – a safe, hospitable and attractive destination – was promoted to a number of international tourism businesses and agencies during a press conference held in Berlin, Germany on March 5.
Business

Dien Bien, Thai provinces eye tourism link

The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien and the Nan province in northern Thailand will each open representative tour offices as formalised in their memorandum of understanding (MoU).
VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme Business

VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus programme for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months, the Saigon Times Daily reported.
Politics

Vietnam calls for further APEC tourism cooperation

Vietnam requested closer coordination between APEC members to develop a smart joint tourism sector built on service, management and marketing, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Anh Tuan said.
Travel

Da Nang targets Japanese tourists

In addition to its popular tourism markets which include China, the Republic of Korea and Russia, central Da Nang city will focus on attracting more Japanese tourists in 2014 , according to the online Danang Today.
Business

Da Nang, Guangdong forge tourism cooperation

The central city of Da Nang and China’s Guangdong province have agreed to enhance their tourism cooperation under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked in Da Nang on December 11.
Red River Delta tourism thinks big Travel

Red River Delta tourism thinks big

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the master plan on developing tourism in the Hong (Red) River Delta and the northeastern coast until 2020, with a vision to 2030, reported the Party online newspaper.