(TITC) - Recently, “Kong: Skull Island”, Hollywood blockbuster filmed in Viet Nam has been officially released. With 70% content shot in Ha Long Bay, Ninh Binh Province, Quang Binh Province, the movie is creating a new trend of tours following “Kong’s footprint” to admire the famous landscapes in Viet Nam appeared in the movie.
Myriads of substantial discounts on tour packages as well as air tickets are available for those with wanderlust during the 2017 Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival, which is scheduled for March 23-26 at Le Van Tam park, District 1.
Tourists to the World Cultural Heritage - Hoi An Ancient Town, central Quang Nam province, were exempted from buying entry ticket on March 20 in response to International Day of Happiness.
While American blockbuster ‘Kong: Skull Island’ is hitting Vietnamese cinemas with 70% of its content shot in Viet Nam, many travel agents have seized the opportunity to launch tours to the movie’s filming locations.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.
A kayak service operator has launched tours that will give both locals and foreigners the chance to clean up waterways in the vicinity of Hoi An City.
After successful operations in Nha Trang Bay, Emperor Cruises is to launch its Emperor Cruises Bai Tu Long Bay, the 1st five-star all-inclusive cruise with butler and limousine services in Viet Nam, the cruise will begin sailing on Bai Tu Long Bay by 16 March 2017.
Emperor Cruises Halong (www.halong.emperorcruises.com) is setting the standards in the ultimate of luxury cruises in Ha Long Bay, and has begun to receive its first bookings with free upgrades for the inaugural cruises beginning on the 16 March 2017.
Northern Bac Ninh province has offered three free tours of famous tourism sites like But Thap and Dau pagodas and Dong Ho village aiming to introduce the locality’s history, culture and people as well as helping visitors discover more new tourism routes.
Triem Tay village, a favourite eco-tour site at the end of the Thu Bon river opposite Hoi An city, has introduced a new rest stop for tourists.
Endowed with the charming natural scenery, Thoi Son islet in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang now becomes an ecotourism site. However, few people know that today’s Thoi Son is thanks to the endless efforts of local people to develop the isolated isle into one of the region’s go-to destinations.
The Friends of Viet Nam Heritage (FVH) will host a city walk for those looking to explore Ba Dinh and the “French Colonial Quarter” on December 18.