UNESCO chief honoured for contributions to Viet Nam

The Chief Representative of the UNESCO Office in Viet Nam, Katherine Muller Marin, has been awarded an insignia for peace and friendship in recognition of her active contributions to ... Continue Reading →

Big tourism promotion campaign in the pipeline

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will launch a tourism campaign touting Viet Nam as an astonishingly safe, hospitable and fascinating international travel destination. The ... Continue Reading →

Da Nang announces int’l fireworks contest 2015

Da Nang will host the International Fireworks Competition 2015 from April 29 to May 3. Director of VietArt Media Company Le Nguyen Phuong Thao said that the contest will last for five ... Continue Reading →

Hoi An to issue tourist cards

Hoi An and the UNESCO office in Hanoi plan to develop a tourist card to replace entrance-tickets used to enter the old section of the ancient city. Pham Thi Thanh Huong, a UNESCO oficial, ... Continue Reading →

Chinese tourists resume visits to Vietnam despite tensions

Chinese tourists resume visits to Viet Nam despite tensions Viet Nam ensures the security and safety of foreign tourists visiting the country, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and ... Continue Reading →

Ha Long to welcome 21 five-star Superstar Cruise ships

Ha Long city will receive 21 five-star Superstar Virgo cruise ships between May and October 2014, according to the Quang Ninh provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ... Continue Reading →

Two Hilton hotels in Ha Noi receive Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2014 to hotels of Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi. This prestigious award ... Continue Reading →

French TV portrays Vietnam’s beauty

Through a program “Faut pas rever”, Tania Young takes French TV viewers on a journey along the S-shaped country from Hanoi through Hue to Ho Chi Minh City. The program provides ... Continue Reading →

Conference promotes Viet Nam’s tourism in Japan

Viet Nam’s national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, in coordination with the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, organised a tourism promotion conference in Tokyo on May 21, during which ... Continue Reading →

Truong Ba Temple listed as national historical site

The Tra Bong district People’s Committee in Quang Ngai province held a ceremony on May 14 to kick off the Truong Ba Temple Festival and to receive a certificate honouring the temple ... Continue Reading →