Sheraton Hanoi makes top ten best conference hotels for Asia
Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has been selected as one of the top ten best conference hotels for Asia in “The Best in Travel Poll 2009” organized by SmartTravelAsia.com.
Quang Ngai folk musicians to perform in RoK
A number of folk musicians from the central province of Quang Ngai will perform on Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea (the RoK)  under an art and cultural exchange…
International travel expo attracts quality foreign buyers
The 5th International Travel Expo in HCMC (ITE HCMC) this October will attract more than 150 buyers from 25 countries, up one-third from last year’s event, the organizer said.
A delegation from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) led by Deputy Director General Hoang Thi Diep has been in a working visit to France from September 21-26, 2009.
WWF helps Cat Tien develop eco-tourism and protect environment
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has provided USD500,000 for a project to develop eco-tourism in Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai.
National Tourism Year 2010 to be kicked off in October
Hanoi’s authorities are set to launch a ceremony to announce the National Tourism Year 2010 and commemorate the 999th anniversary of the Thang Long-Hanoi on October 10, 2009.
Vietnam to survey South Central tourist routes
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and travel companies plan to survey tourist sites in the south central region of the country between September 23 and 28, 2009 to combine with local departments of culture, sports and tourism to develop tourism products for the region.
Saigontourist receives over 50,000 foreign tourists by sea
The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) received more than 50,000 foreign tourists by sea during the first nine months of the year.
Sand paintings feature Uncle Ho and General Vo Nguyen Giap
Artisan Y Lan donated her 20 sand paintings of Uncle Ho and General Vo Nguyen Giap to the Vietnam Military History Museum on September 17.
Champa ancient wells discovered in Ha Tinh
Archaeologists have discovered 15 Champa-style ancient wells in the central province of Ha Tinh.
Activities to promote Vietnam’s image in Japan
The “Hello Vietnam” Festival 2009 opened in Tokyo on September 19 as part of a campaign to promote the image of Vietnam in Japan. The event is expected to welcome around 100,000 visitors.
Hung Temple gets Special National Historical Relic status
The Hung Temple dedicated to the legendary founders of Vietnam - the Hung Kings - in the northern midland province of Phu Tho has been designated a Special National Historical Relic.
Mid-autumn Festival opens in Hanoi’s ancient quarter
The Mid-Autumn Festival 2009 and the Mid-Autumn Fair opened on September 19 (the first day of the 8th lunar month) in Hanoi’s ancient quarter.
Xuan Dai Bay proposed to be one of the world’s most beautiful bays
The Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh has asked its relevant agencies to cooperate with the Phu Yen Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism to survey Xuan Dai Bay for recognizing it as a national relic and creating documents to propose it as one of the world’s most beautiful bays.
Ox race in southern province    (Sep 20, 2009)
Ox race in southern province
More than 30,000 local people came to cheer at the 18th Bay Nui Ox Race held in Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province on September 18 with more than 72 pairs of oxen competing in the professional and amateur events.