Tam Chuc, where heaven and earth meet
09:27 | 16/01/2020 Society
(VEN) - The Tam Chuc Spiritual Tourism Complex is a blending of past and present, of Buddhism-based oriental and western cultures created by gifted artisans from Vietnam, India and Indonesia, of meditative serenity and the bustle of pilgrims.
Vietnam rises to green tourism challenge
09:38 | 31/12/2019 Society
(VEN) - The surge in Vietnam’s tourism development in recent years, which has turned it into a spearhead economic sector, has taken a toll on the environment. The government is now targeting green and sustainable tourism development in its tourism development strategy by 2030, with a vision to 2050, and a growing number of tourism business are rising to the challenge.
A journey to Van Don and 1,000 destinations
09:10 | 25/12/2019 Society
For Van Don Islands, an up and coming tourist destination at Vietnam’s northeastern tip, 2019 was a watershed year with the inauguration of the Ha Long-Van Don expressway and Van Don International Airport. The “journey leading to one thousand destinations”, as a visit to the spectacular China-border isles is fondly dubbed, will now be far shorter – only 2.5 hours from Hanoi by road instead of four, and less than an hour by air.
Binh Lieu, Vietnam’s latest trendy tourist hotspot
16:26 | 24/12/2019 Society
Everyone who has ever travelled to Vietnam has heard of Ha Long Bay, the magical limestone kingdom off the emerald waters of Quang Ninh Province. However, the northeastern province, bordering China, has another tourist draw which few have heard of but is an up and coming tourist hub - Binh Lieu District.
Uong Bi builds itself up as Buddhist tourism destination
09:35 | 24/12/2019 Society
Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh is striving to turn itself into a spiritual tourism destination. One of its major draws is Yen Tu Mountain, where more than 700 years ago, King Tran Nhan Tong left his royal palace to lead an ascetic religious life and founded the Truc Lam Zen sect, a unique Buddhist culture of the Vietnamese people.
Quang Ninh affirms brand of OCOP products
17:34 | 23/12/2019 Society
As the leading province nationwide in the implementation of the One Commune One Product (OCOP) program, the OCOP products of Quang Ninh Province have drawn consumers and tourists across the country.