09:57 | 25/04/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Three community-based tourism models and five homestay accommodations have been chosen as winners of the ASEAN Tourism Awards in a bid to preserve traditional forms of tourism in Vietnam and develop new ones.
11:29 | 21/04/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The “Quang Binh in the heart of Hanoi” program (introducing Quang Binh Province’s tourist potential and offerings to Hanoians) took place from March 25-27 in Hanoi. British explorer Howard Limbert, who discovered the Son Doong Cave in Quang Binh Province, talked about a quarter-century of discovering caves in Vietnam at the program’s March 26 talk in Hanoi.
HCMC tourism: Full potential unexploited
17:00 | 14/04/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The number of foreign visitors to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has increased an average 8.2 percent per year in recent years, accounting for 56.6 percent of the country’s total, according to official data. The city’s tourism revenue grew an average 16.4 percent per annum, representing 39 percent of the country’s total, contributing nine percent to the city’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth.
Vietnam wants more Indian tourists
16:30 | 10/04/2017 Entertainment
(VEN) - Improving tourism cooperation will contribute to increasing bilateral trade, said Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish at a Vietnamese-Indian tourism cooperation conference held on March 7 in Hanoi.
Quang Ninh protects travellers’ interests
15:00 | 06/04/2017 Travel
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh is fleshing out measures to reorganise travel business in the locality in order to protect visitors’ interests and improve the image of local tourism, head of the provincial Party Committee’s Communication and Education Commission Cao Tuong Huy told the press on April 4.
Tien Giang enjoys rise in visitors
17:09 | 04/04/2017 Entertainment
The Mekong delta province of Tien Giang has become increasingly attractive to domestic and foreign visitors, with the locality welcoming more than 425,000 tourists in the first quarter of this year, a rise of 7.1 percent year on year.
Vietnam targets one million Russian tourists
14:38 | 24/03/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Russia is one of the seven leading foreign markets of Vietnamese travel companies. However, the long distance, inadequate information and the unattractive visa policy keep the number of Russian visitors at a lower than expected figure.
HCMC enriches its tourist offerings
10:53 | 22/03/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) will focus on diversifying and developing unique tourist offerings to reach its target of attracting six million foreign visitors and 25 million domestic visitors this year, earning total revenues of VND116 trillion.
Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN
14:50 | 21/03/2017 Travel
Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.