NDO/ VNA – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 22 announced the theme and activities of the National Tourism Year 2018, which will be hosted by the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh.
NDO - A festival of community-based tourism villages of the North-western provinces is scheduled to be held in Mai Chau district, in the mountainous northern province of Hoa Binh, from September 29 to October 1.
NDO – Vietnamese airlines have announced their plans to increase airfares to resellers after an airport service price increase, which is set to come into effect from Oct. 1, following the Ministry of Transport (MOT)'s approval. However, the margin is negligible and airlines are still offering cheap tickets, at various rates.
NDO – A traditional fishing festival named ‘Pha Tram’ took place on September 9, in the Tram Tra Loc ecological tourism area, Hai Xuan commune in the Hai lang district of Quang Tri province, attracting a large number of local people and visitors.
NDO – Hue authorities will open more walking zones on Chu Van An, Pham Ngu Lao and Vo Thi Sau Streets later this month, according to Vice Chairman of Hue municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Dang Thanh.
NDO – After more than ten years since implementation of the 2005 Tourism Law, the new 2017 Tourism Law has been officially approved with a range of new points, aiming at promoting tourism development and turning it into a spearhead economic sector.
NDO – Regional tourism ministers and senior officials gathered for the opening ceremony of the third Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) and fourth Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam (CLMV) Tourism Ministers’ Meetings in Ho Chi Minh City on September 7.