Khanh Hoa reports preparations for 2019 National Tourism Year
The Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee has reported preparations for the 2019 National Tourism Year to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism.
Cai Rang floating market upgrade to be completed next year
The Can Tho city administration hopes to complete work to upgrade the Cai Rang floating market by next year.  
Naman Retreat named Asia's Leading Retreat 2018
Naman Retreat operated by Empire Group has won Asia's Leading Retreat 2018 at the World Travel Awards.
Visitors to Quang Binh exceed 3 million in 2018 so far
Central Quang Binh province received more than 3 million visitors, including 129,700 foreign tourists during the first nine months of this year, up 18.4% over the same period last year, and earning VND3,300 billion in total revenue, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.  
Phu Quoc eyes 2.5 million visitors this year
The resort island of Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang expects to welcome about 2.5 million tourist arrivals in 2018, up 25 percent from last year.  
Prehistoric caves discovered in Tuyen Quang province
Archaeologists have discovered cultural traces of prehistoric people in limestone caves in Chiem Hoa district of the northern province of Tuyen Quang, said Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trinh Nang Chung of the Viet Nam Institute of Archaeology on September 24.  
October adds luster to Viet Nam’s destinations
Many of Viet Nam’s popular destinations become more alluring in the month of October, the Condé Nast Traveler says.
25 European travel companies to survey Ha Noi tourism
A delegation of 25 travel businesses from 12 countries of France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Norway, Poland, and Turkey will carry out a fact-finding tour of Ha Noi’s tourist attractions from October 4-14.
Furama Da Nang wins hotel award
Furama Resort Da Nang, the 5-star beach resort in central Viet Nam, has been named as the ‘most favoured hotel of 2017’ by JALPAK, a renowned Japanese travel agency.  
Over 3,100 runners compete in Sa Pa international mountain marathon
The annual Sa Pa international mountain marathon 2018, the sixth of its kind, took place in Sa Pa district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on September 21-23, as part of the Sa Pa autumn festival 2018.   
Hue’s five iconic garden houses get facelift
More than 3.6 billion VND (nearly 155,180 USD) has been spent to restore five “nha ruong” (old garden houses built with wooden beams and pillars) in Phuoc Tich ancient village, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.  
Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors
The number of tourists visiting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year is estimated to top 10 million, an increase of 25 percent over the same period last year, according to the local Department of Tourism.  
Da Nang gains stature as a must-go destination
Da Nang should be high on the list of places to visit in Southeast Asia, says Channel News Asia.  
Viet Nam promotes tourism in US
“A soulful Viet Nam” – a Vietnamese tourism promotion event - was held in Washington D.C., the US, the Southeast Asian country’s fifth largest tourism market, on September 19.  
HCM City: Can Gio district to host Nghinh Ong festival
The Nghinh Ong (Whale Worship) festival is scheduled to take place in Can Thanh, Can Gio district in Ho Chi Minh City on September 23 -25.  
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