Italian cuisine week returns to HCM City
The Italian Cuisine Week (ICW) has returned for the third time to HCM City from November 14 to 29.
Workshop features Hang Trong folk paintings
A workshop featuring Hang Trong folk paintings, a genre of traditional Vietnamese woodblocks by artisans in Ha Noi, will open next week in HCM City.   
HCM City: Can Gio district to host Nghinh Ong festival
The Nghinh Ong (Whale Worship) festival is scheduled to take place in Can Thanh, Can Gio district in Ho Chi Minh City on September 23 -25.  
Oktoberfest Viet Nam 2018 kicks off on October 3
Oktoberfest Viet Nam 2018, the city’s most exciting annual German beer and food festival, returns for its 14th year at Windsor Plaza Hotel in HCM City. Festivities kick off  each night at 6pm and run until midnight on October 3-6 and October 10-13.
Thanh An Island, a hidden beauty
Not a tourist destination famous for beautiful landscapes, Thanh An Island in Can Gio District, 70km from the centre of HCM City, is nevertheless attracting more and more local and foreign visitors thanks to its peacefulness and wildness. There are neither high rises nor cars, and just few motorbikes roll down the lanes in the seashore village.  
HCM City to set off fireworks on National Day
Fireworks will light up the sky of Ho Chi Minh City on September 2 to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of National Day.   
International Travel Expo to take place in HCM City next month
The 14th International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City is scheduled to take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 6-8, offering an excellent opportunity for businesses to introduce their products and services to both domestic and foreign tourists.  
HCM City serves nearly 4.4 million foreign tourists in seventh months
With various tourism products like shopping, cuisine and river cruise tours, Ho Chi Minh City attracted nearly 4.4 million foreign visitors in the first seven months of this year. 
Oktoberfest to take place in HCM City in September
The German Business Association (GBA)’s annual Oktoberfest event will be held from September 19-22 at Hotel Nikko Saigon on 235 Nguyen Van Cu street in HCM City’s District 1.  
HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism
As much as 16 percent of the natural area of Ho Chi Minh City is made up of rivers and canals, which creates a great resource for the city’s tourism development through the forming of diverse waterway tourism products, according to experts.  
Japan’s modern artworks displayed in HCM City
Japan’s contemporary artworks are being introduced to the public in Ho Chi Minh City at the “10 in HCMC” exhibition which opened on July 17.  
Foreign travellers spend more for longer stays HCM City: Survey
HCM City authorities are making efforts to ensure foreign visitors extend their stay in the city, and they seem to be paying off.  
Ha Noi, HCM City win TPO’s best marketing campaign award
Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City were presented with the best marketing campaign award at the closing session of the eighth Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asian-Pacific Cities (TPO) Forum on June 22.  
HCM City meets 42.4 pct of yearly target in international visitors
The number of international arrivals in Ho Chi Minh City has to date this year reached 3.18 million, up 32 percent from last year and meeting 42.4 percent of the yearly target.
HCM City has eyes on India as potential tourism market
Ho Chi Minh City’s Tourism Department is launching plans to attract more visitors from India, which is considered a market of great potential.