Avoid travel to India, Vietnam advises citizens
15:26 | 10/05/2019 Travel
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has warned travel agencies and tour operators to reconsider organizing tours to India after a Pakistan-based terrorist organization called ‘Jaish-e-Mohammed’ threatened to attack the country with bombs at railway stations in the states of Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh from now until May 13.
Unique Son Doong Cave boosts adventure tourism
14:38 | 06/05/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Stone formations with stalagmites and stalactites, underground rivers and lakes, together with delicate flora and fauna have made mammoth Son Doong Cave in the central province of Quang Binh one of the world’s most captivating destinations. Recognized as the largest of its kind in the world by three international record-keeping organizations - Guinness, the Association World, and WorldKings, Son Doong excites visitors who love adventure travel, especially now that cave experts have just announced new findings.
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.