Twenty-six countries and territories register for ITE 2017
10:21 | 31/08/2017 Entertainment
As of August 15th, 26 countries and territories have registered for participation in the International Travel Expo (ITE) 2017, including Australia, China, Germany, India, Philippines, Brazil and Indonesia, said Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.
Ninh Binh pursues environmentally friendly tourism
09:50 | 28/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Ninh Binh Province has become an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists, with breathtaking sites and numerous activities taking place all year round. However, the provincial tourism sector needs to solve some environmental problems to attain sustainable development.
Outbound tours: A favorite choice of Vietnamese tourists
10:21 | 23/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The number of Vietnamese tourists choosing to travel abroad rather than traveling within Vietnam is growing due to highly competitive prices and attractive destinations on offer. Foreign tourism promotion offices have launched professional, eye-catching advertising to lure Vietnamese visitors and some travel agents say the sales volume of outbound tours recently exceeded that of domestic packages.
Japan and Vietnam: A tale of mutual attraction
10:52 | 16/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the exchange of visitors between Vietnam and Japan has been increasing. In 2016, Vietnam welcomed 740,000 Japanese visitors, up 10.3 percent compared to 2015, while about 234,000 Vietnamese visitors travelled to Japan, up 26 percent over 2015.
Vietnam, Laos seek to open cross-border tours
10:03 | 14/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Based on Vietnam-Laos tourism cooperation potential in recent years, the tourism industries of the two countries are proposing to organize new border gate tours to increase mutual tourism.
Vietnam: Key player in promoting ASEAN tourism
15:24 | 09/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The 46th meeting of the ASEAN National Tourism Organizations and related meetings took place in Vinh Phuc Province from July 24-26, 2017. The hosting of this event reflected Vietnam’s determination to promote regional tourism cooperation with its neighbors in southeastern Asia.
Central region tourism: Bigger and better
16:33 | 07/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Sea-based tourism in Vietnam’s central region has recovered after the 2016 pollution disaster that killed masses of fish and other marine life off the coasts of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces, according to the National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Marine tourism considered major strength
15:28 | 04/08/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam is home to 2,770 near-shore islands and a series of beautiful beaches spanning the coastline from north to south. Of these, 125 beaches and bays are considered favorable for tourism development, and more than 30 have been developed, resulting in local poverty reduction. Marine tourism has contributed 70 percent to Vietnam’s tourism revenue.