Committee set up to seek recognition for Chau van

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has assigned the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies to host and cooperate with relevant agencies to compile a dossier on Chau ... Continue Reading →

Nghia Lo town offers visitors taste of highland life

Nghia Lo, with a population of 30,000, is tucked away in a big, flat valley called Muong Lo and offers a lot of experiences to tourists. It is second only to the Muong Thanh valley ... Continue Reading →

Quang Binh enters Top 52 places to go in 2014

Son Doong Cave in the central province of Quang Binh was placed at the 8th position out of 52 ideal destinations for tourists in 2014, according to New York Times. The American daily ... Continue Reading →

Duty-free store reopens in Tan Son Nhat Airport

Duty-free store reopens in Tan Son Nhat Airport The duty-free store in Tan Son Nhat International Airport has officially reopened. Customers entering Vietnam through international airports ... Continue Reading →

Perfume Pagoda Festival to wow visitors in 2014

Organisers of the country’s longest festival, the Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival, expect to reap the benefits of recent improvements made to appeal to more tourists. Starting ... Continue Reading →

British teacher finds direction on stage in Vietnam

Belinda Smith, has certainly come a long way since she was a science teacher in a school near Liverpool in the UK. Wanting a change in her life, Smith decided to try international teaching ... Continue Reading →

Tet tours for OV still on offer

Unlike previous years, overseas Vietnamese or OV this year are buying tours for the Lunar New Year holiday or Tet later than normal while no sharp sales growth is reported. Many tourism ... Continue Reading →

Promoting Vietnam tourism abroad

Vietnam’s tourism potential was introduced to international tour operators at a workshop in Belgium on January 9. The event, which was jointly organized by the Vietnamese Embassy ... Continue Reading →

Cong cake – specialty made of delta rice

Coming to the Mekong Delta, after cruising along canals, shopping on the floating market and cycling around orchards, tourists should enjoy many rustic specialties, of which cong cake is ... Continue Reading →

First “Don ca tai tu” festival on the horizon

The first national festival of “Don ca tai tu”, the musical art that UNESCO recognised as an intangible cultural heritage, will take place in the southern province of Bac Lieu from ... Continue Reading →