Ba Ria- Vung Tau develops high-quality tourism

Ba Ria- Vung Tau develops high-quality tourism

NDO – The Politburo has issued a resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector by 2020, with the aim of contributing 10% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up from the current 6.8%. Accordingly, over the past few years, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province has deployed many solutions to support enterprises to "renew" their tours; and diversify and improve the quality of tourist products. (Jan 06, 2018)


Temple of Literature launches audio guide service for tourists

  Jan 12, 2018
NDO – The Temple of Literature, a popular tourist attraction in Hanoi, launched an audio guide service for visitors on January 11. 

Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Dinh Church becomes tourist destination

  Dec 30, 2017
NDO/VNA - Located at 289 Hai Ba Trung Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3, Tan Dinh Church has become a favoured destination for Catholics, as well as tourists, who have come to admire the imposing French-influenced architecture and find peace for their soul.  

Tan Trao tourist site aims to welcome 2 million visitors annually by 2030

  Dec 26, 2017
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. 

Phong Nha-Ke Bang second in “Top experiences in Vietnam”

  Dec 22, 2017
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. 

Thua Thien-Hue welcomes 1.07 million foreign tourists

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The flow of foreign tourists into the central province of Thua Thien-Hue increased by 31.29 percent to 1.07 million in the first nine months of 2017.  

Hanoi hosts 321,000 foreign visitors in September

  Oct 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – The capital city of Hanoi welcomed 321,000 foreign visitors in September, representing an increase of 5.9 percent compared to the previous month and 89.2 percent annually. 

Vietravel Hanoi to offer five free walking tours to visitors

  Sep 22, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi Free Walking Tour, which will help tourists visiting the capital city to explore local life free of charge, will be launched in October by the Vietravel Hanoi Company.  

Tra Vinh – An attractive destination for tourists to the Southwest region

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO – Around 130 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh province possesses rich potential in both natural landscapes and culture and is considered as an attractive destination for visitors to the Southwest region. 

Hoi An among 15 world’s best cities

  Jul 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was named among the 15 best cities of the world in a recent readers’ vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.  

RoK tops the list of foreign visitors to Thua Thien-Hue

  Jul 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76% annually, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.  

Hanoi Opera House virtual tour launched

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO – The virtual tour of Hanoi Opera House, under the digitalisation project of cultural heritages implemented by the Institute Francophone International, was officially launched at a ceremony in Hanoi, on July 12. 

Ho Chi Minh City ranks among best cities for solo travellers

  Jul 07, 2017
NDO – Airbnb has listed Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City among the top 10 best cities for solo travellers. 

First outdoor astronomy park in Southeast Asia to be built in Hanoi

  Jul 04, 2017
NDO – Nam Cuong Corporation will commence with the construction of an outdoor astronomy park at Duong Noi Urban Area in Ha Dong district, Hanoi in the second quarter this year, marking it the first of its kind to be built in Southeast Asia. 

Hai Phong city welcomes 3 million tourists in first half of 2017

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – The alluring landscapes of Do Son, Hon Dau and Cat Ba island, among many other historical and cultural sites, has helped the northern port city of Hai Phong to attract 3.07 million holiday-makers in the first half of the year, up 10.7% from the same period in 2016.