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.
Night tour in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to be launched in late November
A night tour product offering an experience in lighting art in Hanoi’s Old Quarter will be launched in late November to contribute to promoting the development of the night economy.
Strengthening promotion of HCM City's image to international friends
The Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Party Committee has just issued Directive 28-CT/TU on continuing to improve the quality and effectiveness of foreign information work in the new situation.
Travel demand during Lunar New Year 2024 higher than last year
Vietnamese carriers Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Bamboo Airways, Pacific Airlines and Vasco have offered over 6 million tickets for sale to meet rising travel demand during Lunar New Year (Tet) 2024, which is forecast to be higher than last year.
HCM City, Mekong Delta link to develop tourism
A conference to evaluate destinations and develop linking tourism products between Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City and Mekong Delta provinces and cities has been co-organized by the HCM City Department of Tourism and the Bac Lieu Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Hanoi pilots night tour to Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam
A pilot tour to explore Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi at night was conducted on October 22 with the participation of many travel agencies.
Forest eco-tourism should be expanded: experts
It is necessary to remove obstacles in developing forest eco-tourism so that travelers can experience the natural environment while ensuring sustainable financial resources for forest protection, benefiting those safeguarding the forests, as well as 25 million people who rely on forests to earn their living, according to experts.
Japan to issue e-visas for Vietnamese tourist groups
The Japanese Embassy in Vietnam has announced that it will issue e-visas to Vietnamese tourist groups by designated travel companies from November 1, 2023.
China-Vietnam, China-Laos int'l cold-chain freight trains begin operation
Two cold-chain freight trains carrying fruits and vegetables left southwest China's Yunnan province for Laos and Vietnam respectively on October 16, marking the launch of international cold-chain train services on China-Laos, China-Vietnam routes.
Lam Dong intensifies tourism cooperation with Singapore
A promotion conference and a signing ceremony of cooperation documents on tourism development between the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and Singaporean partners was held in Singapore on October 17.
Hanoi-Da Nang high-quality train service to be launched on October 20
The Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco) said the railway sector wiill officially put two high-quality trains into operation on the Hanoi – Da Nang route from October 20.
Forbes lists Ha Long Bay in the top 24 best travel destinations in the world for 2024
(CPV) - Recently, Forbes, the renowned American business publication, shared a list of the 24 most amazing travel destinations for 2024 from OviationNetwork - a network of world-leading agents specializing in luxury travel and experiences, with over 20,000 expert advisors. This is an annual list exclusively shared by OviationNetwork on Forbes since 2020.
Interesting activities for tourists on capital liberation day
Numerous destinations in Hanoi are organizing attractive events and activities to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation day (October 10, 1954-2023).
Cao Bang sets record for number of people performing Then singing, Tinh musical instrument
A mass performance of Then singing and Tinh musical instrument took place at Ban Gioc waterfall tourism area in the northern province of Cao Bang on October 7 with the participation of 1,000 people, setting a Vietnam record for the largest number of participants.
P'apiu Resort in Ha Giang honoured as Asia's leading romantic resort
P'apiu Resort in Yen Dinh commune of Bac Me district in the northern province of Ha Giang has been given the title as Asia's leading romantic resort and Asia's leading unique architectural resort.
Da Nang city promotes tourism in Indonesia
The Department of Tourism of central Da Nang city introduced local distinctive tourism products in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 6, with a focus on the Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism, golf and eco-tourism, cultural heritage, culinary experiences, nightlife entertainment, and prominent events and festivals.
Ban Gioc Waterfall Tourism Festival 2023 opens
The Ban Gioc Waterfall Tourism Festival 2023 kicked off in the northern province of Cao Bang on October 6 evening, attracting thousands of domestic and foreign tourists.
Con Dao set to become world-class eco-tourism destination by 2045
The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has set a goal of developing Con Dao into a world-class eco-tourism destination by 2045, heard a seminar held by the provincial People's Committee on October 6.
Numerous exciting events planned for Ba Ria - Vung Tau Tourism Week 2023
Many contents of the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Tourism Week 2023, themed “Let’s Go!!!! Ba Ria - Vung Tau”, were released by the provincial Department of Tourism on October 5.
Resorts World One cruise ship brings over 1,700 visitors to Da Nang
Resorts World One cruise ship docked at the central city of Da Nang’s Tien Sa Port on October 4, carrying 1,781 tourists of British, Australian, Canadian, Hong Kong (China), and Malaysian nationalities onboard.
Vietjet launches five new international routes
VietjetAir has launched five new international routes, including Hanoi-Hong Kong (China), Phu Quoc-Taipei (China) and Busan of the Republic of Korea, and Ho Chi Minh City-Adelaide and Perth of Australia in order to fully meet travel demands of passengers.
A large number of tourists visit HCM People's Committee headquarters
A large number of local and foreign visitors enjoy tours exploring the headquarters of the People’s Committee and People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), a 114-year-old national architectural and artistic building.
Cao Bang Culture, Sports and Tourism Week launched
On September 30, the northern mountainous Cao Bang provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony to launch Cao Bang Culture, Sports and Tourism Week and receive a certificate re-verifying Non Nuoc Cao Bang a UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark.
Number of foreign tourists to Vietnam nears 9 million in nine months
Around 8.9 million foreign tourists travelled to Vietnam in the first nine months of this year, a 4.7-fold increase compared to the figure of the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam leads ASEAN in number of tourists to RoK
Vietnam has taken the lead in ASEAN in terms of the number of tourists to the Republic of Korea (RoK) amounting to 350,000 over the past ninth months, or 77% of the yearly set target (420,000 arrivals).
Tourists to Hanoi hit 18.9 million in the first nine months of 2023
According to Hanoi City Department of Tourism, the number of tourists to the capital city of Hanoi hit 18.9 million in the first nine months of 2023, up 36.5% year-on-year.
Da Nang promotes MICE and golf tourism in RoK
The Da Nang Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotion Representative Office under the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism has launched a tourism promotion program in Seoul in the Republic of Korea (RoK) to introduce popular destinations and unique tourism products in the central city of Da Nang, focusing on the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) and golf tourism.
Ha Long Bay featured in trailer of US movie
The imposing scenes and thrilling beauty of Ha Long Bay have been put on show as part of the official trailer for the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster "The Creator".
German news site introduces overlooked destinations in Vietnam
The German travel news site reisereporter.de has posted an article introducing hidden treasures and natural wonders that are often overlooked in Vietnam.
Over 60 chefs set Vietnam record for cooking the largest number of artichoke dishes
Twenty teams with over 60 chefs from localities across Vietnam have set a Vietnam record for cooking the largest number of artichoke dishes at one time with 100 dishes using artichoke at a cooking contest in Da Lat city in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong.