Saigon’s ancient markets

When people think of Ho Chi Minh City, they don’t just imagine a hustling bustling city, but know that it has ancient markets which are characteristic of Vietnamese culture and people. Many of these traditional markets are listed in the City’s 100 Most Exciting Things...

Sapa Town celebrates 110th anniversary

Highlights of the event will be a grand ceremony followed by a fireworks display at the town’s stadium on the evening of November 2. On the occasion, the locality will receive the Decision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognizing the Sapa terraced...

Vietnam eyes joint tourism visa with Thailand, Cambodia

Hoang Thi Diep, deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, was quoted by Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon (Saigon Economic Times)as saying Thailand and Cambodia get a large number of tourists, are close to Vietnam, and already have a common visa for...

New road to improve access to northern tourist attractions

Nguyen Van Quyen, the Acting Director, said that the four-lane road, with a speed limit of 100kph, was an extremely large project that required complicated techniques and careful calculations. The most economical approach would cost VND3.4 trillion (US$161.9 million)...

Vietnam city to install police cameras for tourists

    The police have been asked to set up new posts in Districts 1, 3, and 5 after a letter from city leaders said that tourism security “has not improved” at all this year, Tuoi Tre reported. Reports from the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and...

Sapa tourist sites nominated for Vietnam’s records

Accordingly, the stone church has been nominated as one of the five best-known over 100-year-old churches and the valley, one of the five most beautiful and largest valleys in the country. According to the Top Vietnam book’s proposal posted on VietKing’s website,...

BBC World News program to feature Vietnam

    The episodes of Vietnam Direct, the new season of the Country Direct program, will air from August 24, the channel has recently announced. Between August 19-23, reports on the country that cover stories and interviews with people who shape the...

Hue to launch tourism stimulus on airport reopening

Phan Tien Dung, director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, informed the stimulus campaign would include a series of cultural and tourism events to celebrate 20 Hue relic sites and the tenth anniversary since Nha nhac (royal music) was...

Hanoi plans consumption, tourism promotion month

An estimated 500 businesses will take part in the campaign, offering a wide range of goods from food, beverage, essential goods, fashion, garments and textiles, footwear, household devices, interior decoration, arts and handicrafts to automobile, motorbike, hotel and...

Hoa Binh lures tourists with its unique character

With more than 50 tourist-cultural villages, Hoa Binh has much potential in community tourism development. To Hoa Binh, travelers will have memorable experiences in daily local activities, friendliness and kindness and austerity of locals. Hoa Binh is also attractive...

Hanoi tries to improve tourism service quality

Hanoi trying to improve tourism services The agency will be headquartered at 47 Hang Dau Street, Hoan Kiem District. The service is expected to provide tourists with consultancy for destinations, tours, accommodation and other tourism services. They will also receive...

Authorities reinforce management of bays

 Hon Am in Ha Long Bay Accordingly, the two localities will work together to ensure proper enforcement of laws and local regulations on production and services activities in the bays. Additionally, the two sides will jointly promote tourist attractions in Ha Long Bay...