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

Hai Phong city welcomes 3 million tourists in first half of 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. (Jul 01, 2017)

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Hoi An listed among world’s most beautiful, cheap beach cities

  Jun 05, 2017
NDO – The US’s travel website Thrillist has officially listed Vietnam’s Hoi An city among the top twelve of the most beautiful, cheap beach cities in the world. 

Hai Van Gate honoured as national relic site

  May 25, 2017
NDO/ VNA – A certificate recognising Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) as a national relic site was granted to authorities of central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city during a ceremony on May 24. 

Hung Kings temple historical site project announced

  May 24, 2017
NDO – The Phu Tho provincial People’s Committee on May 23 announced the Prime Minister-approved planning project to preserve and promote the value of the Hung Kings temple relic site by 2025. 

Motorbike tours through Quang Binh for Lao, Thai visitors on trial

  May 06, 2017
NDO – Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee, on May 5, issued a document agreeing on the trial of motorbike tours through the province for Lao and Thai visitors, starting from Cha Lo International Border Gate in Minh Hoa district.  

Phan Thiet launches balloon rides

  May 06, 2017
NDO – Hot-air balloon rides have been launched in Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province, for tourists to admire the stunning view of the coastal port city from above.  

Hanoi Opera House to open tours

  Apr 27, 2017
NDO – Hanoi Opera House is scheduled to open tours from June 2017 to meet domestic and international tourists’ demand of visiting and learning about history, architecture and art. 

Life of Nung people in Phuc Sen valley

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO – Phuc Sen commune in Quang Uyen district, Cao Bang province has become known as the homeland of the Nung An ethnic group with signature stone fences in front of their houses. In the third lunar month, Phuc Sen is bustling with daily festivals which attract many visitors to the locality. 

Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO/ VNA - UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Vietnam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.  

Keo pagoda in Nam Dinh recognised as national relic site

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO – Xuan Truong district People’s Committee in Nam Dinh province held a ceremony to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate of merit recognising Keo pagoda in Hanh Thien village, Xuan Hong commune as a special national relic site.  

Cham towers in Ninh Thuan recognised as special national relics

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO—The Ninh Thuan Province People’s Committee held a ceremony on March 31 to receive certificates of merit recognising the Cham people’s Hoa Lai and Po Klong Garai Towers as special national architectural relic sites.  

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO/VNA - Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas. 

Ho Chi Minh City tourism strives to become spearhead economic sector

  Mar 09, 2017
NDO—The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a conference on March 8 to disseminate and implement the Politburo’s resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector. 

Son Tra Peninsula to become national tourism area

  Feb 21, 2017
NDO—The Son Tra Peninsula in the central coastal city of Da Nang has received the approval of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to become a national tourism area before 2025. 

Con Dao Islands voted among best secret islands on earth

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Con Dao Islands in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau have been listed among the best secret islands on Earth, according to a recent article by Travel + Leisure magazine.