Pageant promotes Vietnam’s image to world
A 9-minute clip on Vietnam’s country and people will be featured during a live broadcast of the Mrs. World pageant final in the city of Vung Tau on November 22, 2009.
Costa Allegra ship brings 1,250 tourists to Vietnam
SaigonTourist welcomed 1,250 international tourists traveling on the Costa Allegra ship at the NaviOil Port in Ho Chi Minh City on June 30.
Vung Tau begins green campaign
Vung Tau begins green campaign   (Jun 30, 2009)
The Sea Tourism Environment Protection Week 2009 opened in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau with a call for residents to get directly involved in environmental clean-up and…
Sapa on list of world’s most magnificent terraced fields
The terraced fields of Sapa in Vietnam have been recognized as one of the world’s and Asia’s seven most beautiful and magnificent terraced fields, US-based Travel & Leisure magazine has announced.
Xoan singing proposed as part of world cultural heritage
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Prime Minister for permission to prepare a file to be submitted to UNESCO to gain recognition for the traditional Xoan singing of Phu Tho Province as a part of the world cultural heritage that needs urgent protection.
Trans-Vietnam cycling tour for environment launched in Hanoi
Sixty volunteers, including 15 old people, began a trans-Vietnam cycling tour at the Botanical Garden in Hanoi on June 29 to raise public awareness of environment protection.
Vietnam tourism clip gets global audience
A clip promoting Vietnam tourism has been broadcast twice a day on BBC television. It features a panorama of Vietnam and its people.
Second Family Festival opens in Hanoi
Vietnam’s second Family Festival opened in Hanoi on June 25 with the 54 outstanding families from across the country taking part.
Top 45 Vietnamese hotels and tour operators in 2008
Vietnam Tourism Association has just announced list of top 45 Vietnamese hotels and tour operators in 2008. In addition, the association also votes best tourism transportation company and shopping centre.
UNESCO promotes traditional handicrafts
United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is developing a project to promote Vietnamese traditional handicrafts at five World Heritage sites in Vietnam.
Festival to honour Hanoi’s historical bridge
The Long Bien Bridge spanning the Red River in Hanoi City, for the first time in its century-long history, will be honoured at a festival to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation (October 10).
German film crew to capture Phong Nha-Ke Bang
MedienKontor-a German film and television company- will send a crew to film the national park from July 16-31.
Joint efforts to promote Vietnam's tourism abroad
The Saigontourist Holding Company, the Saigon Times Group and international airlines, including Eva Air, United Airlines and Air France signed an agreement highlighting Vietnam’s tourism industry on June 24.
Vietnam joins street festival in Germany
The Vietnamese community in Berlin brought traditional dances to a street festival held in Lichtenberg District on June 20.
Vietnam’s image promoted in London
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will work with the Vietnamese embassy in the UK to promote Vietnamese tourism in 27 taxis in London.