Workshop promotes northwestern tourism
14:31 | 18/12/2013 Entertainment
(VEN) - The Lai Chau Province Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism recently launched a workshop to promote tourism in the eight northwestern provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Ha Giang.
National Tourism Year 2014 underlines outstanding events
08:03 | 17/12/2013 Entertainment
(VEN) - The National Tourism Year 2014 will be organized in the Central Highlands with its theme of “High Mountains and Thick Forests of the Central Highlands.” This is an international event that introduces local and international friends to the natural landscape and people of Viet Nam’s Central Highlands region.
Argentina Cultural Week in Vietnam
10:42 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment
(VEN) - The Argentina Cultural Week in Vietnam was launched from December 14-18 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, marking 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Argentina, said the International Cooperation Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
Vietnam to receive 7.4 million foreign visitors by the year’s end
08:17 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said at the 2013 Tourist Business Conference in Hanoi that Vietnam would welcome 7.4 million foreign visitors by the end of this year, plus 35 million domestic tourists, which would together generate VND195 trillion in revenue compared with 6.8 million foreign visitors, 32.5 million domestic tourists and VND160 trillion in 2012.
Nation honors King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong
14:39 | 10/12/2013 Entertainment
(VEN) - A ceremony to commemorate the 705th anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnam Zen Buddhism, was held at Yen Tu Mountain in northeastern Quang Ninh on December 3. On this occasion, a bronze statue of the King-Monk was placed on Yen Tu Mountain where his passage to Nirvana took place.