Vietnam to host forum on promoting ASEAN tourism
11:26 | 13/01/2019 Travel
(VEN) - The ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Tourism Forum 2019 (ATF 2019) will take place in Ha Long City in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from January 14-18. Its theme will be “ASEAN - the Power of One”, reflecting the vision of turning the 10-nation bloc into one tourism destination.
Ha Long Bay: A geological, zoological and botanical paradise
11:32 | 10/01/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Located in Vietnam’s northeastern province of Quang Ninh, Ha Long Bay is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking.
Seachange in Vietnamese tourism
14:25 | 03/01/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam welcomes about 300,000 foreign visitors from almost 500 cruise ships per year on average, accounting for 2-3 percent of the country’s total, according to Ngo Hoai Chung, Deputy Head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). With improved seaport infrastructure and services, Vietnam is gradually becoming more responsive to the requirements of world leading cruise ship operators and turning into an increasingly attractive destination for cruise passengers, Chung said.
Khanh Hoa to host sea-themed National Tourism Year 2019
10:45 | 26/12/2018 Travel
(VEN) - The National Tourism Year 2019 will be held in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, under the theme “Color of the Sea”. The organization of this national event is expected to promote the province’s sea tourism potential, natural beauty and traditional culture, and attract investment in tourism development.
Moving in the right direction, but not there yet
10:46 | 20/12/2018 Travel
(VEN) - The capital city of Hanoi is the country’s cultural, political, economic and social hub. With historical and cultural sites, Hanoi has become an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists.
Soi Sim Island is well worth a visit
11:16 | 10/12/2018 Travel
(VEN) - I came to Soi Sim Island located in the western part of Vietnam’s world-famous Ha Long Bay on a day of monsoon and rain but still found the bay and the island breathtaking.