Viet Nam’s tourism competitiveness is lower than other ASEAN countries, said participants at a seminar focusing on Viet Nam’s tourism competitiveness in Ho Chi Minh City on November 30.
A stamp exhibition with the theme of “Viet Nam - endless charm” was opened at the Thai Philatelic Museum in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29.
The northern province of Bac Kan aims to develop Ba Be into a national tourist site and make tourism a key sector, thereby boosting the locality’s socio-economic development.
The museum of the northern province of Quang Ninh has cooperated with the History Faculty of the Ha Noi University of Social Sciences and Humanities to excavate two ancient tombs dating back from 1,800-2,000 years.
An award ceremony and a photo exhibition for the photo contest “Viet Nam - Country - People” were held on November 26 in Ha Noi by the Viet Nam Artistic Photographers’ Association and the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
The Prime Minister has approved the overall planning and a master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region until 2020 with a vision extending to 2030.
Chair of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has announced that the Committee has budgeted US$2 million of expenditures to promote the local advantages of the capital city on CNN.
Viet Nam has become a big tourist attraction for United States citizens, with over 330,000 visitors in 2015, an increase of 33% year-on-year.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has long been known as one of the top tourism centres in Viet Nam with numerous attractive destinations and diverse tourism products thanks to the province’s efforts to boost tourism’ growth.
Luxury liner Ovation of the Seas, carrying nearly 4,100 tourists and 1,600 crewmembers, anchored in Chan May port, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 25, beginning their tour of Hue, Hoi An and Da Nang.
Vietfest 2016, an annual Vietnamese cultural festival, opened at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra on November 24.
Construction of the new Ben Dinh Tourism Port in Quang Ngai Province’s Ly Son Island district kicked off on November 23.