Worship of mother Au Co honoured as national heritage
The worshipping ritual dedicated to Au Co, the legendary mother of Viet Nam, was recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a ceremony held in Phu Tho Province on March 21.
Viet Nam moves to tap film-induced tourism
Viet Nam, with its gorgeous and otherworldly natural and cultural heritage sites, which film producers crave, is willing to host foreign film productions after the fresh success of “Kong: Skull…
Cooperative program to boost tourism in Central and Central Highlands regions
Lam Dong, Quang Nam, Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue have signed a cooperation program for the 2017-2020 period to boost tourism development in Da Lat city.
Can Tho: Community-based tourism services need “quality label”
Community-based tourism service providers in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho need to be evaluated and classified by “quality label”, heard a workshop in the city on March 21.
Thua Thien - Hue plants mangrove forests for eco-tours
The forest ranger department in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue is set to expand mangrove forests along the Tam Giang lagoon aligning with eco-tourism development.
Ninh Binh Province: Legendary land in “Kong: Skull Island”
(TITC) – The tourist sites of Ninh Binh Province including the World heritage site of Trang An Landscape Complex, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Van Long Wetland Natural Reserve… have been chosen as filming locations for the blockbuster movie Kong: Skull Island.
Viet Nam to host ASEAN friendship beauty contest
The south central coastal province of Phu Yen will host the Miss Friendship of ASEAN this year, as announced by the organising board at a press conference on March 21.
Art troupe helps promote Viet Nam-Romania cultural exchanges
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Huynh Cach Mang on March 20 hosted a reception for representatives from the Romanian art troupe Doina Gorjului that is performing at the Francophone Week 2017 and the Romania-Viet Nam Friendship Day in the city.
Sleepless in Ho Chi Minh City: a tourism initiative
New York, famously known as the “city that never sleeps,” will soon be joined by Ho Chi Minh City, which is aspiring to that status in an effort to step up its tourism game.
Umbrella installation to debut in Da Nang
The central city of Da Nang will host “Sunshine of March”, the first installation of umbrellas and paintings on umbrella, from March 24-26.
Conference looks at archaeological research’s role in preserving Trang An complex
The role of archaeological research in the preservation of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was highlighted at a conference held in Ninh Binh on March 18.
Da Lat plants 42,000 cleome trees in Light Park
The Da Lat Urban Service Joint-Stock Company in Lam Dong province is planting 42,000 cleome trees to replace buckwheat flowers in order to serve locals and tourists.
Quang Binh to popularise tourism in Ha Noi
A cultural and tourism promotion programme “Quang Binh in the land of Ha Noi” will be launched in Ha Noi’s downtown on March 25, as part of effort to advertise the central  province’s culture and tourism potentials to Hanoians and foreign visitors, heard a press conference in the capital city on March 16. 
Homestay tourism aims to tap huge potential
Homestay services are becoming popular across the country, with many people turning their houses into tourist dwellings to welcome foreign visitors.
Japanese architect makes model of Vietnamese village gate
The Ha Noi Museum received a model of the Mong Phu village gate crafted by Japanese architect Ejima Akiyoshi at a ceremony on March 16.
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