US, Vietnamese travel agents ink cooperation deal
11:21 | 15/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - After four years of research, the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) signed a cooperation agreement in early April with the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents (VISTA), providing an opportunity for Vietnamese travel agents to get their foot in the door of the promising US market.
Vietnam mulls lifting midnight curfew to pull in more tourists
17:02 | 13/05/2017 Travel
Vietnam's Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the government asking for recreational establishments to be allowed to stay open until 2 a.m. The proposal comes ahead of the 2017 Prime Minister with Enterprises Conference that will take place on May 17.
Tourism sector now targeting quality
16:33 | 11/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has announced a project on developing evaluation criteria for tourist attractions, and launched a campaign to strengthen tourism management in order to enhance the image of Vietnam as a safe and attractive destination.
Ethnic minorities await visitors to Hanoi
15:19 | 09/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism (VINACULTO) in the Dong Mo tourism area in Hanoi’s Son Tay City features the cultures of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. The village is trying its best to improve service quality and diversify products with a broad appeal to visitors.
Vietnam, Chinese Taipei promote mutual tourism
09:48 | 03/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam expects to welcome one million tourists from Chinese Taipei, and this territory hopes to attract 500,000 Vietnamese visitors in 2017, Shi Rui Qi, Chief Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Hanoi, said at a recent workshop held by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Hanoi.
Vietnam’s pre-eminent caveman
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.