Homestay tourism aims to tap huge potential
Homestay services are becoming popular across the country, with many people turning their houses into tourist dwellings to welcome foreign visitors.
Japanese architect makes model of Vietnamese village gate
The Ha Noi Museum received a model of the Mong Phu village gate crafted by Japanese architect Ejima Akiyoshi at a ceremony on March 16.
Ho Chi Minh City plans more entertainment, tourism activities
A wide variety of exciting cultural, sports, fashion and cuisine events will be planned annually in HCM City to attract more tourists, city leaders have said.
Viet Nam attends int’l tourism fair in Russia
A Vietnamese delegation is attending the 24th Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT - 2017) in Russia.
Con Dao Islands - one of the most peaceful islands in Asia
(TITC) - The website of CNN has recently announced the list of top 12 crowd-free Asia island escapes where own unique traditional cultures and unspoiled landscapes. Con Dao Islands of Viet Nam is also included.
Binh Dinh aims to lure 5.5 million visitors in 2020
The south central province of Binh Dinh aims to serve 5.5 million visitors in 2020 to earn 10 trillion VND (450 million USD), said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh.
Hai Phong fosters investment, tourism links with Japan
A forum was held in Hai Phong City on March 12 to promote investment and tourism partnerships with Japan, one of the major investors in the northern port city.
Kong: Skull Island smashes Viet Nam’s box office of all time
American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Viet Nam after snagging 18.2 billion VND (798,200 USD) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.
Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival concludes
The sixth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee and the 2017 Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival concluded in Buon Ma Thuot city in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 13.
Thua Thien-Hue integrates tourism into craft villages development
The central province of Thua Thien Hue sees tourism as an important tool to preserve and develop handicraft villages in its villages’ development plan to 2020 with a vision to 2030.
Gout de France to attract chefs from 24 restaurants nationwide
The Gout de France/Good France 2017, a global event on the French gastronomy, in Viet Nam will bring together chefs from 24 restaurants in Ha Noi, Hoi An, Da Nang, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City on March 21.
Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named Viet Nam’s Tourism Ambassador
(TITC) – The Director of “Kong: Skull Island” Jordan Vogt-Roberts was officially appointed Viet Nam’s Tourism Ambassador for 2017-2020 by Viet Nam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at the ceremony on 13 March 2017.
Cultural association of expats promotes Viet Nam in Europe
The Huong Sac Viet Nam - Au Chau (Viet Nam’s charm in Europe) association has been set up by Vietnamese expatriates in France with the aim of preserving Vietnamese traditions and culture among the community in Europe.
Budget airlines benefit tourism
Airlines transported an estimated 52.2 million passengers in 2016, up 29 percent from the previous year, according to a report by the Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam.
Hollywood director vows to promote Viet Nam tourism
Hollywood film director Jordan Vogt-Roberts said he is honoured to be Viet Nam’s tourism ambassador and will do his utmost to help Vietnamese tourism take off.