Hanoi gears for major tourist surge this year
10:25 | 05/03/2018 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnamese tourism got off to a promising start in 2018, with over 1.4 million foreign visitors in January, up 42 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office. Hanoi, specifically, plays a leading role in this surge.
Plan to develop Tan Trao tourism site approved
15:43 | 26/02/2018 Travel
The northern province of Tuyen Quang held a ceremony at Tan Trao Square, Son Duong district on February 24 to announce the Prime Minister's decision to approve the master plan for development of Tan Trao national tourist site for 2030.
Waking northern Vietnam’s tourism potential
15:21 | 19/02/2018 Travel
(VEN) - The successful ninth “Through Viet Bac Heritage Sites” program and Ba Be-Bac Kan Tourism Week, both held in late November 2017, show that development cooperation and connectivity have brought tourism in Vietnam’s northern provinces to new heights.
Tourism engine accelerates speed
15:22 | 14/02/2018 Travel
(VEN) - In 2017, Vietnam welcomed 13 million foreign visitors, up 28 percent from 2016, earning total tourism revenues of more than VND500 trillion. Tourism income accounted for about seven percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).
The fair goes on at the Vietnamese-Lao border
09:55 | 12/02/2018 Travel
(VEN) - During a recent journey to Nghe An Province’s southwestern mountainous district of Ky Son, which shares a 192 kilometer long borderline with Laos, we had an opportunity to visit the weekly, Sunday fair in Xiangkhouang Province’s Nong Het District.