Hue sets global example for cultural heritage preservation

15/07/2018 21:36

Hue, the capital of the Nguyen dynasty, is home to not only Vietnam’s last ruling monarchy in 143 years, but also to a number of priceless tangible and intangible heritages such as palaces, royal tombs, garden houses, art forms and royal cuisine.

Forum promotes sustainable economic and tourism development

24/06/2018 22:43

More than 200 delegates gathered in Quang Ninh province’s Ha Long city on June 23-24 for the "Sustainable Economic and Tourism Development 2018" forum, during which they discussed the reality facing and solutions for green economic and tourism development in the new period, while debating the policies needed to develop tourism and the economy in a sustainable manner.

Quan Ba, a heaven of clouds and mountains

03/06/2018 13:31

Quan Ba, a scenic district in northern Ha Giang province is a gateway to the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark. High rocks, small, deep valleys, winding roads, and unique local culture make Quan Ba a tourist attraction.

Sa Pa lodge named among world’s most unique

20/05/2018 16:06

Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has become increasingly attractive to visitors in recent years, making it important for those who love the pristine beauty of the town to find a place where they can breathe in the fresh air, dive into the green jungle, gaze over the vast paddy fields and experience ethnic culture.

Ancient village Phuoc Tich seeks to boost tourism

04/05/2018 16:46

PSNews - Phuoc Tich ancient village is located in Phong Dien district, Thua Thien Hue province. Although it was recognized as a national relic since 2009, the beautiful ancient village of central Vietnam has not been invested in properly in order to boost its tourism potential. 

Late visa policy announcement challenges tourism

09/04/2018 09:19

The visa exemption policy for citizens of five European countries will expire in the next three months. Whether and when it might be renewed are still open questions, creating a headache for tourists and Vietnamese businesses that serve them.

Vietnam tourism faces challenges from the 4th industrial revolution

04/03/2018 17:42

The Vietnamese tourism sector served 13 million foreign visitors and more than 73,000 domestic travelers last year earning more than US$22 billion. The sector is planning drastic measures to increase its growth amidst the challenges of the 4th industrial revolution.

Mu Cang Chai named as worthy visit by US travel site

23/12/2017 13:32

Mu Cang Chai district, home to breathtaking terraced rice fields in the northern mountain province of Yen Bai, has recently been voted among the 19 most visit-worthy destinations around the world by readers of US travel site Insider.

Online tourism initiative launches in HCM City

06/07/2017 09:53

As part of an effort to help travel to the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area grow, an online tourism initiative was launched today (July 5), reports the Vietnam News Agency.

Politburo taps tourism as spearhead economic sector

18/01/2017 22:25

The Politburo has issued a resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector by 2020, contributing 10% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up from the current 6.8%.