A journey to Van Don and 1,000 destinations
09:10 | 25/12/2019 Travel
For Van Don Islands, an up and coming tourist destination at Vietnam’s northeastern tip, 2019 was a watershed year with the inauguration of the Ha Long-Van Don expressway and Van Don International Airport. The “journey leading to one thousand destinations”, as a visit to the spectacular China-border isles is fondly dubbed, will now be far shorter – only 2.5 hours from Hanoi by road instead of four, and less than an hour by air.
Binh Lieu, Vietnam’s latest trendy tourist hotspot
16:26 | 24/12/2019 Travel
Everyone who has ever travelled to Vietnam has heard of Ha Long Bay, the magical limestone kingdom off the emerald waters of Quang Ninh Province. However, the northeastern province, bordering China, has another tourist draw which few have heard of but is an up and coming tourist hub - Binh Lieu District.
Uong Bi builds itself up as Buddhist tourism destination
09:35 | 24/12/2019 Travel
Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh is striving to turn itself into a spiritual tourism destination. One of its major draws is Yen Tu Mountain, where more than 700 years ago, King Tran Nhan Tong left his royal palace to lead an ascetic religious life and founded the Truc Lam Zen sect, a unique Buddhist culture of the Vietnamese people.
Quang Ninh affirms brand of OCOP products
17:34 | 23/12/2019 Travel
As the leading province nationwide in the implementation of the One Commune One Product (OCOP) program, the OCOP products of Quang Ninh Province have drawn consumers and tourists across the country.
Quang Ninh Province pioneers green tourism development
10:54 | 23/12/2019 Travel
Quang Ninh Province pioneers green, sustainable tourism development, Ha Van Sieu, Deputy Head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) told Vietnam Economic News’ Hoa Quynh in discussing tourism development in the northeastern province.
Quang Ninh’s vision as an international tourist hub
09:35 | 22/12/2019 Travel
Considered a miniature of Vietnam, the northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh has major tourism potential. Its strategic decision to shift from brown growth to green growth has given strong impetus to developing tourism and services as key economic sectors.
Balancing tourism development with natural heritage protection
15:06 | 21/12/2019 Travel
As a world heritage site and natural wonder, Ha Long Bay plays an important role in turning the northeastern province of Quang Ninh into a modern service and industrial hub and an international tourist center, Pham Hong Ha, Chairman of the Ha Long City People's Committee and Head of the Ha Long Bay Management Board, told Vietnam Economic News' Hoa Quynh.