UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark
A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.
First national kite festival held in Nam Dinh
The first national kite festival was held in the northern province of Nam Dinh on July 5, attracting the participation of nearly 60 kite clubs from 40 cities and provinces…
Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure
A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.
Vietnam, Czech Republic step up tourism cooperation
The Czech - Vietnam Tourism Forum was held in Prague on June 30, as part of activities to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and step up tourism cooperation following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Da Nang approves APEC sculpture park expansion plan
Chairman of the Da Nang municipal People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho has given the greenlight to the expansion of the APEC sculpture park, serving demand for leisure of locals and tourists.
Ethnology museum offers attractive products for tourists
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is providing visitors with various tourist products and attractive offers in response to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s stimulus programme for domestic tourism.
Thousands walk in Hanoi to promote city as green destination
More than 3,000 people joined a walk in the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi on June 27 as part of a carnival to promote the capital city as a green destination.
Southeast localities enhance linkages for sustainable tourism development
Provinces and cities in the Southeast should synchronously implement many measures, especially focusing on the enhancement of linkages to attract private investment and foreign direct investment (FDI) into the infrastructure for tourism development.
Binh Thuan: 2020 Kate festival slated for October
The 2020 Kate festival is scheduled to take place in Phan Thiet city of the south central province of Binh Thuan on October 15-16, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.
Ca Mau’s traditional sauce making recognised as national cultural heritage
The traditional ba khia (three-striped crab) sauce making in the southern province of Ca Mau has been officially recognised as the National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Vietnamese noodles named among Asia’s best by CNN Travel
Three types of Vietnamese noodles found a place on a list of Asia’s best noodles put together by CNN Travel to provide a beginner’s guide to popular Asian noodles made from ingredients such as rice, starch, wheat, and vegetables.
Quang Ninh focusing on tourism safety
The People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province has directed departments and localities to implement measures to ensure a safe tourism environment during its tourism promotion programme.
Vietnamese traditional double-fifth festival reproduced in Hanoi
Tet Doan Ngo (traditional Double-Fifth Festival), which is observed in Vietnam and several Southeast Asian countries, is being reproduced at an exhibition held at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi.
Online photo contest launched to promote Ho Chi Minh City tourism
Ho Chi Minh City’s Tourism Department has recently launched an online photo contest entitled ‘Hello Ho Chi Minh City’ in an effort to promote the city’s hospitality sector.
An Giang launches new tourism campaign
The Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta province of An Giang has launched a new tourism campaign to attract domestic visitors.