NDO - Vietnam welcomed more than 11.6 million international tourists in 2017, not yet counting December, a year-on-year rise of 27.8%, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. (Nov 29, 2017)
NDO – A ceremony was held at Ba Be Lake in the mountainous northern province of Bac Kan on November 18, to open the ninth tourism programme entitled ‘Through Viet Bac Heritage Sites’ and Ba Be – Bac Kan tourism week.
NDO – The seventh Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of the Khmer ethnic people in southern Vietnam opened in Bac Lieu province on November 17, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
NDO – A festival, honouring the practices related to the worship of the Mother Goddess, was organised at Rung Temple, Long Bien district, Hanoi from November 9 to 12, by the Thang Long Cultural Heritage Association.
NDO – Oxalis tour operator, the only travel company allowed to organise tours to the well-known Son Doong Cave, in the central province of Quang Binh, officially opened its ticket sales to explore the world’s largest cave for 2018, with a route of four days and three nights.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Craft Village Trade Fair 2017 (CraftViet 2017) will take place from November 9-13 in Hanoi, featuring 250 booths showcasing products from 24 cities and provinces nationwide, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
NDO - The US Cable News Network (CNN) is continuing to broadcast its programme series ‘Hanoi: POV’ to provide its audience with an insider’s point of view on Vietnam’s vibrant capital, until November 8.
NDO – Localities in the Mekong Delta region have called for investment in 33 projects in the groups of real estate and tourism, with a total investment of nearly VND7.8 trillion (US$343.2 million), along with 45 other projects related to industry, agriculture, processing and logistics infrastructure development with a total capital of VND150 trillion (US$6.6 billion).