NDO/ VNA – Lebreton Didier, a passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN18 which landed at Noi Bai International Airport on the morning of January 1, became the first foreigner to set foot in Hanoi in 2018.
(Jan 01, 2018)
NDO – A ceremony was held by the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR) in Hanoi on December 27 to receive 30 ‘five-star’ carriages in order to serve passengers during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
NDO – According to report by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnamese tourism sector welcomed 13 million international visitors and served 73.2 million domestic tourists in 2017, earning VND510.9 trillion.
NDO/VNA – About 13 million foreigners chose Vietnam as their holiday destination in 2017, which is considered a record of the tourism sector and marked a year-on-year rise of nearly 3 million in the number of foreign visitors for the first time.
NDO – Tan Trao National Tourist Site in the northern province of Tuyen Quang aims to welcome 2 million visitors annually, including 35,000 foreigners, and earn total tourism revenues of over VND 1.65 trillion (US$ 72.7 million) by 2030, under a Prime Minister-approved planning project for the site.
NDO – The second Sapa Winter Festival opened in Sapa town in the northern province of Lao Cai on the evening of December 23, promising to bring ultimate winter experience for visitors for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
NDO/VNA - Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh has come second in a list of the “Top experiences in Vietnam”, according to Lonely Planet, a renowned travel publication.