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.
Vietnam takes part in World Folksong Festival
Twenty Vietnamese artists are joining 1,000 singers from around the globe in the World Folksong Festival, which opened in Beijing on October 3, 2008
Workshop to boost Japan-Vietnam tourism cooperation
Nearly 200 representatives of Japanese and Vietnamese travel businesses participated in a workshop held in the southern city of Nha Trang on October 3, 2008 to seek ways to boost tourism between the two countries.
Workshop to promote Vietnam-RoK tourism
Nearly 30 travel agencies from the Republic of Korea (RoK) came to a workshop held in central Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, on October 4, 2008 to seek ways to boost tourism between the two countries.
Thua Thien-Hue attracts 1.1 million visitors
Central Thua Thien- Hue province has so far this year welcomed more than 1.1 million visitors, a year on year increase of 25.4 percent, grossing nearly 540 billion VND from tourism, a 35.2 percent increase.
Hanoi welcomes 960,000 foreign visitors
Hanoi has received more than 960,000 foreign visitors from 160 countries and territories so far this year, according to the Hanoi Cultural, Sport and Tourism Department.
40,000 visitors attend Bay Nui Festival
The 17th Bay Nui Cow Racing Festival took place at Ta Miet Pagoda in Luong Phi commune, Tri Ton district, southern province of An Giang on September 27, 2008 attracting more than 40,000 visitors
Ba Vi National Park offers ideal vacation close to home
The cool weather and beautiful panoramas of Da Lat and Sa Pa may be too far away for those who have limited time for vacation. A one-day picnic to the Ba Vi National Park might be the ideal option to escape the heat and enjoy life in the clouds
Nineteen artists from the Youth Theatre will take part in the 10th Asian Art Festival in China from September 26 to October 8, 2008.
Vietnamese films travel abroad   (Sep 26, 2008)
Vietnamese films travel abroad
A series of Vietnamese movies have set off for international film festivals with hope to be enjoyed by overseas Vietnamese
Russian newspaper hails Vietnam’s land and people
An article on Vietnam’s land and people was published on a Russian newspaper, praising Vietnamese people and the country’s achievements on socio-economy and tourism.
Lam Kinh Festival attracts 25,000 participants
During three days of Lam Kinh Festival 25,000 participants visited the relic, contributing to raising the number of tourists to Thanh Hoa in the first nine months this year to more than 2.12 million, reaching 93 percent of the yearly target, a 21.3 percent year on year.
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