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Da Nang: Exhibition features traditional Vietnamese mascot
As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a traditional mascot in ancient Vietnamese culture - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15.  
Ba Ria – Vung Tau Sea Festival to come back with the largest scale ever
(TITC) – Ba Ria – Vung Tau Sea Festival will take place from August 28 - September 3, 2018 at Thuy Van street and the San Ho Xanh tourist area…
New Hung Kings’ era research centre opens in Da Nang
The national research centre specialising in the Hung Kings’ period (2879 – 258 BC) launched a branch in the central city of Da Nang on August 14.  
Resort wins record for having most plants in Viet Nam
Flamingo Dai Lai Resort has received new records from the Viet Nam Record Organisation, bringing the resort’s total number of awards and special records to 46.  
Number of foreigners to southern hub rises nearly 38%
Ho Chi Minh city greeted 4.45 million foreign tourists in Jan-July 2018, increasing by 37.7% over a year earlier or fulfilling 59.47% of the year’s plan, reported the city People’s Committee.  
Presenting medal for the cause of culture, sports and tourism to Colombian Chargé d'affaires to Viet Nam
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai has presented medal for the cause of culture, sports and tourism to Ms. Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, Colombian Chargé d'affaires to Viet Nam.  
Viet Nam launches portal on dental tourism
The Viet Nam Tourism Dentistry JSC has launched the country’s official portal on dental tourism, https://dentaltourism.vn, in a bid to build Viet Nam into the world’s dental care tourism destination in the future.  
The first meeting of Steering Committee, Organizing Committee of ATF 2019
(TITC) - On July 31, 2018, in Ha Noi, Steering Committee, Organizing Committee of ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2019 held the first meeting under the chair of Mr. Le Quang Tung - Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism – Deputy Head of the Steering Committee of ATF 2019.
“Quintessence of Tonkin” enters Viet Nam Guinness Book of Records
The live entertainment show “Tinh hoa Bac Bo” (The Quintessence of Tonkin) has received two entries in the Viet Nam Guinness Book of Records.
Thua Thien-Hue: Tourism revenue surges 32 percent
The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue earned 2.66 trillion VND (114.38 million USD) from tourism in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year surge of over 32 percent.  
In the hands of the gods: Viet Nam's Golden Bridge goes viral
Nestled in the forested hills of central Viet Nam two giant concrete hands emerge from the trees, holding up a bridge.  
International visitors to Viet Nam in July estimated 1,188,817 arrivals, increase 0.5% over last month and up 14.7% over the same period last year. Total international arrivals in 7 months reached 9,080,347 arrivals, increase 25.4% over the same period last year.
Nam Tra My introduces eco-tourism through virtual portal
The mountainous distirct of Nam Tra My in the central province of Quang Nam has launched a virtual reality photo portal to introduce eco-tourism services in the area.
Ho Chi Minh City seeks ways to further develop tourism
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council and the Radio Voice of Ho Chi Minh City People (VOH) held a dialogue with the municipal authorities on July 28 to discuss measures to further develop its tourism.