HCMC attracts more visitors
10:06 | 25/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Accounting for 60 percent of all foreign visitors to Vietnam and 45 percent of the country’s tourism revenue, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has the potential to become one of the biggest tourist centers in Vietnam. Tourism currently makes a five percent contribution to the city’s gross domestic product (GDP).
Vietnam seeks to expand war on smoking
13:43 | 22/05/2017 Travel
(VEN) - As Hanoi grapples with high levels of pollution resulting, in part, from dense motorcycle traffic, the capital is also declaring war on another source of harmful smoke: cigarettes.
An Giang Tourism Month kicks off
15:03 | 19/05/2017 Travel
Visitors will have the opportunity to meet chef Martin Yan, enjoy an ox racing festival and join the solemn Ba Chua Xu honouring festival in Chau Doc city this May.
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.