Vietnam, China talk tourism cooperation
Vietnam’s localities and  Yunnan Province discussed ways to boost tourism in talks held in Vietnam’s northern Lao Cai Province on March 10.
Lai Chau ready for regional cultural festival
The mountainous province of Lai Chau has completed preparations for the 11th cultural, sport and tourism festival for ethnic groups in the northwestern region from March 28-31, 2009.
Park Hyatt saigon named “World’s best hotel in Asia” 2008
Park Hyatt Saigon has been voted “World’s Best Hotel in Asia” in the 13th Annual World’s Best Awards Readers’ Survey conducted by Travel + Leisure, the US’s leading luxury travel…
Vietnam, Laos promote cultural cooperation
Vietnam and Laos signed a cooperative agreement on culture and art in the 2009-2012 period in Hanoi on March 5.
Giant sapphire Buddha statue welcomed
A sapphire statue of Buddha, which is nearly 3.5m in height, 4,650kg in weight, will be introduced at the Goddess of Mercy Festival 2009 in the central city of Danang from March 13-15.
Vietnamese foods month kicks off in Beijing
Nearly 200 guests attended the launch of a Vietnamese foods month at Westin Hotel in the Chinese capital of Beijing on March 2.
Vietnam, Japan boost tourism cooperation
A seminar on Vietnam-Japan tourism cooperation was held in Nha Trang City of southern Khanh Hoa Province on February 27
Hanoi, VTV join hands to promote Hanoi anniversary
The Hanoi City People’s Committee and the Vietnam Television (VTV) have signed an agreement on joint activities to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Vietnamese cuisine goes down a treat in Japan
The Vietnamese embassy in Japan hosted a gastronomic event to introduce Vietnamese cuisine to its friends from Japan and the rest of the world on February 25.
Buddhist cultural centre inaugurated in Hue City
A Buddhist cultural centre, built at a cost of VND5 billion, was inaugurated in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on February 26.
France helps upgrade Cham Sculpture Museum in Danang
The Cham Sculpture Museum in central Danang City will on February 27 will open two modern exhibition rooms which were funded by the Guimet Museum of Asian Art and France’s Nord-Pas-de-Calais.
Discovering Vietnamese culture and culinary
The “My homeland festival”, an annual culinary and culture festival organized by Saigontourist Holding Company, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Binh Quoi Tourism Village, is an opportunity for tourists to learn about the significant features of Vietnamese cuisine.
Vietnamese culture promoted abroad
Vietnamese culture was on display at an annual international cultural festival in Ottawa, Canada on February 20.
Nha Trang welcomes 1,700 foreign sea visitors
Legend of the Sea cruise liner anchored Nha Trang Port, Khanh Hoa Province, on February 21, bringing 1,700 visitors from Canada, Germany, the UK and the US to the central city.
Vietnamese culture spotlighted in UK
An impressive gala night featuring the Vietnamese culture was hosted by Vietnamese students at the UK’s Birmingham University on February 20.