Green tourism was the name of the game
11:20 | 02/05/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Domestic and foreign tourism in Vietnam has surged in recent years and the country is among the world’s fastest growing travel destinations. However, in order to ensure the sustainable growth of this economic engine, the industry is turning its attention increasingly to combining its development with environmental protection and response to climate change.
The H’Mong girl who could
11:26 | 26/04/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Tan Thi Su, a member of the ethnic H’mong group, is a familiar figure in Vietnam’s tourism industry, especially in the northern province of Lao Cai. Nothing in her background hinted at the success she would achieve well before the age of 30 as the founder and director of the Sapa O’Chau travel company, which leads thousands of tourists on hikes through the challenging, dramatic mountain scenery on China’s border.
Tourists have few places to spend their money
11:06 | 23/04/2019 Travel
(VEN) - The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in recent years has grown impressively at a rate envied by other countries in the region, but tourist spending and the tourism industry’s revenues are lagging far behind.
New airport serves world-famous Ha Long Bay
15:06 | 16/04/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Visitors to Vietnam can now fly directly to the must-see World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay, saving themselves a bus or car trip of several hours from Hanoi. Flights land at the recently inaugurated Van Don International Airport, located about 50km from Ha Long City, the capital of Quang Ninh Province in northeastern Vietnam.
Con Dao named one of best islands in world
11:10 | 11/04/2019 Travel
Con Dao Island in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been included on a list of the nine best paradise islands in the world to escape to this year by Vogue magazine.
The cool wonders of the Tra Su mangrove forest
11:12 | 09/04/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Located around 10km from the Vietnamese-Cambodian border, the Tra Su mangrove forest is a cool oasis in the sweltering Mekong Delta, providing green landscape and rich fauna and flora. It connects to other destinations such as Cam Mountain, Sam Mountain, Tuc Dup Hill and many others. Therefore, it attracts the attention of visitors, especially international ones.
Over 4.5 million foreigners visit Vietnam in Q1
16:18 | 01/04/2019 Travel
Over 4.5 million foreigners are estimated to visit Vietnam in the first three months of this year, a rise of 7 percent year on year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on March 29.