Culture is key to Hanoi tourism promotion
15:58 | 05/01/2018 Travel
(VEN) - Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is a cultural, political, economic and social center of the country. With 5,922 historical and cultural sites, 1,100 festivals, more than 1,200 craft villages, various art forms and special kinds of food, Hanoi has become an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Huong spoke with Hanoi Tourism Department Director Tran Duc Hai about the capital’s tourism development plans.
Quang Ninh Province to host National Tourism Year
15:07 | 01/01/2018 Travel
(VEN) - The northeastern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, home to world famous Ha Long Bay, will host National Tourism Year 2018 with some 40 events and about 50 programs. These will include a cuisine festival, a paragliding competition, a photo contest, and a ceremony to announce and present certificate recognizing Cua Ong temple as a special national relic site, among others.
Hoi An welcomes New Year 2018
14:39 | 29/12/2017 Travel
The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam is holding a program themed “Welcome the 2018 New Year” from December 24 to January 2.
Hanoi expands international cooperation to develop tourism
10:20 | 25/12/2017 Travel
The cooperation program with the American Cable News Network (CNN) in 2017-2018 with a total cost of 2 million USD is an example, which aims to build Hanoi’s tourism brand across the globe and invite foreign investors to develop tourism products in the city.
Vietnam boosts tourism in Indian market
10:47 | 18/12/2017 Travel
The Vietnamese tourism sector has identified India as a priority market, with a range of activities being deployed to exploit the South Asian market, including market research, product promotion, exhibitions, and conferences on tourism - aviation and tourism - film making cooperation.
Fostering US-Vietnam tourism development
10:21 | 14/12/2017 Travel
(VEN) - A leading American tourism official told an event hosted by the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents (VISTA) on November 11 that Vietnam is considered a unique and different destination. Jay Ellenby, chairman of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), was the guest of honor at the event designed to help foster US–Vietnam tourism development.