Taste of Vietnam: Experts urge promotion of food tourism
11:29 | 15/06/2018 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnamese food is distinct and unforgettable. The cuisine relies on a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot flavors, achieved through use of nuoc mam, a fermented fish sauce, cane sugar, the juice of kalamansi citrus fruit or tamarind, and chili peppers. Dishes use plenty of fresh herbs but tend not to be overly spicy, as chili sauces are served separately. World travel experts are now urging Vietnam to capitalize on these tasty advantages to lure additional tourists.
HCMC, Cuba cooperate to develop tourism
15:30 | 13/06/2018 Travel
Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong and the city's officials have met comrade Jose Ramon Balaguer Cabrera, Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Head of the International Relations Board.
Capital shortage hampers tourism promotion
09:00 | 11/06/2018 Travel
(VEN) - According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), 58 of 63 provinces and cities nationwide have tourism promotion agencies. E-marketing and media promotion, along with political ties, sports and culture events and trade fairs helped Vietnam attract 12.9 million foreign visitors with revenues of VND510 trillion in 2017.
Pagodas and temples galore: Bac Ninh promotes spiritual tourism
10:50 | 06/06/2018 Travel
(VEN) - With 1,558 historical and cultural relics, almost 200 of which are national sites, in addition to centuries-old craft villages, Bac Ninh Province has huge potential for tourism especially spiritual tourism development. However, spiritual tourism development in the province remains incommensurate with the potential. Bac Ninh is seeking ways to attract more visitors.
HCM City medical tourism guide released
14:46 | 29/05/2018 Travel
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and Department of Health has released a bilingual Medical Tourism Guide with basic information about travel and healthcare in the city.