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.
Bac Son is laid out like a mosaic hidden under the clouds, if you have a head for heights.
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.
April was the fourth consecutive month when Vietnam received more than one million foreign visitors, up 6.5% over the previous month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Nationals of eligible countries will be able to apply for a 30-day single-entry e-visa starting February 1.
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%.
Tourism businesses say the visa waiver program for select countries from Europe has proved effective and should be extended.
The US magazine Forbes has listed northern Vietnam as the cheapest place to visit in 2017
Colourful lanterns created by artisans from the Republic of Korea will be for the first time during a festival held in Hanoi.
But Chinese dams threaten to dry up the watery spectacle forever.
Haiphong city is expected to become a coastal tourism centre in the northern region under a development plan for the 2016 – 2020 period, with a vision to 2030 which was put on the table recently by the municipal Party Committee.
Can Tho has received 2016 Asian Townscape Award from the Asia-Pacific regional office of the UN Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) program at a recent ceremony in China’s Yinchuan city.
Travelers from the country's top 10 tourism markets will be able to apply for visas online.
Visa waivers for key markets and a direct air service to New Zealand are among the main factors for growth.
Vietnam welcomed 1 million 36 thousand foreign tourists this month, an increase of 21% compared to the same period last year.
A new tourism product is emerging in Vietnam, combining luxury MICE business trips with personal time spent travelling in style
Tourism has become an important pillar for Vietnam’s economic growth, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) under the UK-based Economist Group.