Vietnam takes measures to attract Muslim tourists
(CPV) - With a large Muslim population, Halal tourism is an attractive market for many countries, including Vietnam. However, to fully exploit the potential of this market, the tourism industry requires upgrading facilities to meet Halal standards.
Super-cruise ship docks at Vung Tau with 2,700 visitors
The cruise ship Celebrity Solstice docked in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau on November 22, carrying 2,700 foreign tourists to start trip to famous destinations in Ho Chi Minh City and the South of Vietnam.
HCM City: Tourism products broaden experiences for tourists
More than 40 typical tourism products in Thu Duc City and districts in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City have been contributing to enriching new tours and increasing experiences for tourists.
HCM City promotes advantages for waterway tourism development
2023 is the year that Ho Chi Minh City promotes the most waterway tourism activities ever. The first river festival and the launch of river tours has brought visitors new and exciting experiences.
Advantages and difficulties in waterway tourism development in HCMC
Waterway tourism products in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are considered to have many advantages to exploit and promote the city's tourism development. The city’s tourism sector has also invested, built and designed many new waterway routes and tours.
Hanoi introduces 15 night tourism products
The 15 night tourism products will be introduced at the lighting art experience space “Hanoi Night - Touching Point of Emotions,” taking place on November 24 at the Cultural and Arts Center, 22 Hang Buom Street.
Must-visit year-end tourism destinations
(CPV) - The last months of the year with cool, pleasant weather are always an ideal opportunity to plan travel. Taking a break from the noisy city, let's explore the following destinations.
Measures sought to sustainably develop tourist accommodation establishments
An international wokshop discussing measures to promote sustainable development of tourist accommodation establishments was held in Ha Long city, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, on November 18.
Vietnam’s tourism potential popularised in France
Vietnam’s tourism potential and opportunities were spotlighted at a seminar held at the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in Paris on November 16.
Vietjet opens direct flight between HCM City and Shanghai (China)
The budget carrier Vietjet Airlines opened a direct flight connecting the two big cities of Vietnam and China on the occasion of the official visit of Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen to Shanghai city, aiming to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the twinned relationship between the two cities.
Two luxury cruise liners bring nearly 3,400 European, US tourists to Ha Long
The Ha Long International Cruise Port is welcoming two luxury cruise liners with nearly 3,400 European and US tourists aboard on November 13-14 , reported the Tourism Department of Quang Ninh province in norther Vietnam.
Luxury cruise ship brings 3,000 tourists to central localities
A Celebrity Cruises ship with more than 3,000 passengers and crew on board berthed at Chan May port, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on November 12.
Hoi An firmly on path to becoming national tourist city
(CPV) - Determining the importance of tourism – the key local economic sector, the Quang Nam provincial Party Committee has issued a Resolution on building and developing Hoi An City according to the orientation of an ecological - cultural - tourism city until 2030, contributing to creating favorable conditions to exploit sustainable tourism development.
Vietnam joins 2023 World Travel Market London
About 10 Vietnamese firms offering aviation, tourism and lodging services participated in the 2023 World Travel Market London (WTM London) which took place from November 6-8.
Jeju Air to launch regular Incheon - Da Lat air route as of December
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Jeju Air announced on November 3 that it will operate a new air route connecting Incheon of the RoK to Da Lat city, a tourist resort in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, from December 20, with a frequency of seven flights per week.
HCM City’s tourist arrivals top 30 million in 10 months
Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 30 million domestic and foreign visitors during January – October, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
Tourism authority, Traveloka seal public-private cooperation deal
The Vietnam Authority of Tourism (VNAT) and travel platform Traveloka on October 31 inked a memorandum of understanding to enhance their public-private partnership (PPP) in promoting the sustainable growth of the industry in Vietnam.
Hoan Kiem lake space, Old Quarter recognised city-level tourist area
The People’s Committee of Hanoi on October 31 decided to recognise Hoan Kiem lake, its surrounding areas and the Old Quarter as a city-level tourist area.
Tourists to Hanoi rise 34.3% in 10 months
Hanoi strives to welcome 24 million tourists in 2023, including 4 million international tourists. However, the number of international tourist arrivals reached 3.6 million from January to October 2023.
HCM City Tourism Week themed “Green on every journey”
The 3rd HCM City Tourism Week, themed “Green on every journey”, will take place from December 4 to 10, 2023, said the City Department of Tourism in a press conference.
Vietnam greets nearly 10 million international visitors
Vietnam welcomed 1.11 million international tourists in October 2023, marking the 4th consecutive month the tourism sector received over 1 million international tourist arrivals, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
HCM City promotes tourism in Singapore, Laos
Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City has organized many promotional activities to promote famous destinations of Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular in Laos and Singapore.
Hanoi honoured as Asia's best emerging culinary city
The capital city of Hanoi won the “Asia’s Best Emerging Culinary city 2023” title at the World Culinary Awards 2023 recently.
Vietnamese visitors to Japan surge 16.9%
Since the beginning of the year, Vietnamese visitor arrivals to Japan increased by 16.9% compared to the same period in 2019 and promise to soon reach or exceed the level of the whole year 2019, before COVID-19, said the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) in Vietnam.
Vietnam welcomes over 1 million int'l visitors in fourth consecutive month
Vietnam welcomed 1.11 million international tourists in October, making the fourth consecutive month that the country has served more than 1 million foreign visitor, according to the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST).
Introducing Michelin-standard cuisine at Hanoi Tourism Gift Festival
Many restaurants and dining establishments on Michelin’s selected list will be introduced at the 2nd Hanoi Tourism Gift Festival, scheduled to take place from November 3 to 5 in the pedestrian zone of Tran Nhan Tong Street, said the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
Vietnam Airlines opens air route between Da Nang and Don Mueang (Thailand)
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will operate a flight connecting Da Nang with Don Mueang, the second largest airport of Bangkok (Thailand), from November 29.
Hanoi named world’s Best Golf City Destination 2023
World Golf Awards, the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in golf tourism, has named Hanoi “World’s Best Golf City Destination 2023” at its 10th annual Gala Ceremony in Abu Dhabi, the Hanoi Department of Tourism announced on October 25.
Dien Bien Airport expected to reopen in early December
The Vietnam Aviation Administration has just issued a document allowing Dien Bien Airport to resume its operation from December 2.
Tam Dao tops list of new emerging destinations in Vietnam
Online travel platform Agoda on October 24 announced the list of new emerging destinations in Vietnam (Vietnam's New Horizons) which attract increasing attention from both domestic and foreign tourists.