City named among Asia's best destinations for 2018 by Lonely Planet
The prestigious travel guide company Lonely Planet has recently selected the 10 most attractive destinations in Asia that visitors should not miss in 2018, with Viet Nam’s Ho Chi Minh City among the top recommendations.  
Feel Japan in Viet Nam 2018 kicks off in HCM City
Feel Japan in Viet Nam 2018 opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14, as part of events marking 45 years of Viet Nam – Japan relations.  
Ho Chi Minh City to enhance quality of waterway tourism
Waterway tourism businesses in Ho Chi Minh City still face many difficulties when it comes to attracting more tourists, heard a conference on the city’s waterway tourism development held on…
Average tourist spending in Ho Chi Minh City at 145 USD
Overseas visitors stayed in Ho Chi Minh City for 5.2 days on average in 2017, with foreign tourists on holidays spending four days, according to a recent survey jointly conducted by the city’s Department of Tourism and the Statistics Office.  
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes over 3.8 million international visitors in 6 months
Ho Chi Minh City received more than 3.8 million international visitors in the first 6 months, a 26.5 percent higher than in the same period last year, and reached 51 percent of this year's target.   
Asian-Pacific cities look to promote smart tourism at HCM City forum
Over 200 delegates from 27 member cities of the Tourism Promotion Organization for Asian-Pacific Cities (TPO) gathered in Ho Chi Minh City for the 8th TPO forum themed “Smart tourism” which opened on June 21.   
HCM City to host Asian-Pacific cities’ tourism promotion forum
The 8th Tourism Promotion Organization for Asian-Pacific Cities (TPO) Forum will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21-22, said the municipal Department of Tourism on June 15. 
Festival offers a taste of Southern region’s cuisine
The eighth annual Southern Land Cuisine Festival opened at Dam Sen park in Ho Chi Minh City on May 31, offering visitors a chance to savour the best flavours and specialties of the region.
Exploring distinctive architecture of Southern One Pillar Pagoda
Located on Dang Van Bi Street in HCMC’s Thu Duc District, Nam Thien Nhat Tru (Southern One Pillar Pagoda) is not only a worshiping place for local Buddhists but also a well known tourist destination thanks to its peculiar architecture.  
Southern Food Festival to take place at Dam Sen Park
The eighth Southern Food Festival will take place at Dam Sen Cultural Park in HCMC’s District 11 from May 31 to June 3, 2018 as part of activities to celebrate the International Children’s Day.
Slavic writing, culture celebrated in HCM City, Ha Noi
Events to mark the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture (May 24) were held in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi on May 26.  
Singapore Food Festival to be held in HCMC this weekend
The Singapore Food Festival will be held on May 26 and 27 at the Atrium of Saigon Centre in HCMC’s District 1 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Singapore. 
Ho Chi Minh City to host Southern Fruit Festival
The 14th Southern Fruit Festival 2018 will take place at the Suoi Tien Culture and Tourism site in Ho Chi Minh City from June 1 to 17.
Over 2.6 million foreigners visit Ho Chi Minh city in four months
Ho Chi Minh city greeted more than 2.6 million foreigners from the start of the year, fulfilling 34.85% of the year’s plan, according to the city People’s Committee.
Daily life in Viet Nam captured through lens of Swiss photographer
More than 300 photos capturing the daily life in Viet Nam from 2005 to 2017 through the lenses of Swiss photographer McFreddy are on display at an exhibition that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 4.