Antiques and bonsai show in Hanoi
Eighty ancient objects from private collections dating from 2,500 years ago to the more recent Nguyen dynasty, are currently on display at the Hanoi Museum of Vietnamese History.
Indian contemporary arts exhibition opens
An exhibition featuring India’s contemporary art opened in Hanoi on October 15, 2008.
Vietnamese, Cuban paintings showcased in Holland
Art works by Vietnamese and Cuban painters are being displayed at an exhibition at the Hague’s Noordeinde street, the Netherlands.
Nam Hai selected as Asia’s best beach resort
Central Quang Nam province’s luxury Nam Hai Resort has won the “Asia’s 2008 Best Beach Resort” title through the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG)'s voting.
First int’l cruise ship launches service in Vietnam
Panama ’s Jupiter Cruises firm has launched sea travel service in Vietnam , becoming the first foreign firm to provide cruise service for tourists in the coastal country
Binh Thuan culture-tourist day 2008
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the central province of Binh Thuan will hold “Binh Thuan culture-tourist day 2008” from October 22 to 24, 2008 in the seaside tourist city of Phan Thiet with animated and unique activities.
BBC Television shoots “Hoi An ancient night”
A group of 20 reporters, editors and camera crew from the BBC Television network came to the town on Tuesday to make a film about "Hoi An ancient night".
An Giang attracts 3.88 million tourists in nine months
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang welcomed 3.88 million tourists in the first nine months of the year, up 12 percent over the same period last year.
Thang Long festival receives backing from Asian groups
Representatives of cities attending the Council for Promotion of Tourism in Asia on October 8, 2008 announced that they would promote Hanoi’s Grand 1,000th Anniversary in 2010 as a major tourism event
According to the municipal Service of Culture, Sports and Tourism, investors have pledged the completion of an additional 14 luxury hotels in Hanoi by 2010. Detail:
The central Thua Thien-Hue province said it is carrying out a project to promote local community’s involvement in the preservation of heritages in the former city of Hue with funding from the French region of Nord Pas de Calais. Detail:
Hanoi keen to welcome more tourists to historical sites
Hanoi, with its abundance of beautiful landscapes, has attached great importance to developing both its historical and cultural tourist industry, according to a municipal official.
National cultural festival opens
The Festival of Cultural Exchange among Areas and Regions Nationwide was opened in Hanoi on October 6, 2008 in the presence of Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh.
Vietnam, South Africa boost tourism cooperation
A seminar to examine ways of strengthening Vietnam - South Africa cooperation in tourism was held in Hanoi on October 6, 2008.
Tourism promotion meeting opens in Hanoi
The 7th annual conference of the Council for Promotion of Tourism in Asia (CPTA) opened in Hanoi on October 5, 2008 to seek ways to develop the regional tourism network.