NDO – Mau Son in the northern province of Lang Son is set to become a national tourist site welcoming over 1 million visitors, including 50,000 foreigners, by 2030, according to a master plan recently approved by the Prime Minister. (Feb 22, 2017)
NDO – The Mekong Innovative Start-up Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new campaigns aimed at facilitating the establishment of innovative tourism businesses in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese community in Laos gathered in Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane on February 11 to celebrate the traditional Nguyen tieu (first full moon) festival, organised on the 15th day of the first lunar month.
NDO - Tens of thousands of locals in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang as well as tourists flocked to Lam Binh district on February 11 to join the Long Tong (going to the field) festival, a unique and typical agricultural festival of the Tay ethnic minority group in the locality.
NDO/VNA—As many as 490 foreigners have registered for electronic visas to enter Vietnam, 210 of whom have been issued their visas, after the first week of the e-visa pilot scheme, the Ministry of Public Security’s Department of Immigration has said.
NDO – The 2017 Tran Temple festival opened on the evening of February 9 in Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province to commemorate the Kings of the Tran dynasty (1225-1400), the most brilliant reigning monarch in Vietnamese history.