Vietnam Travel Mart 2017 welcomes around 61,000 visitors

Vietnam Travel Mart 2017 welcomes around 61,000 visitors

NDO – The Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017 (VITM) welcomed around 3,000 businesses and approximately 61,000 visitors during the four-day event, announced the event’s organising board at the closing ceremony in Hanoi on April 9. (Apr 10, 2017)


Three central localities launch shared destination brand

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Nam, and Da Nang city jointly launched a shared destination brand, “The Essence of Vietnam” in Hanoi on April 7.  

Homestay cluster in Lao Cai grabs ASEAN award

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – A group of households providing homestay services in Ta Van commune, Sa Pa district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, have received the “Homestay ASEAN” award. 

2017 Southern Folk Cake Festival opens in Can Tho

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – The 6th Southern Folk Cake Festival 2017 officially opened on April 6 at the campus of Can Tho Exhibition Fair and Trade - Investment Promotion Centre, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City. 

Jetstar Airways to launch two direct flights to HCM City

  Apr 06, 2017
NDO/VNA - Low-cost carrier Jetstar Airways of Australia is all set to launch two direct flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City from next month.  

VITM 2017 contributes to stimulating summer-autumn tourism

  Apr 06, 2017
NDO – More than 650 travel agencies, restaurants, providers of tourism services and tourism promotion centres from 25 countries and territories and 43 cities and provinces across Vietnam are participating in the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017, which officially opened in Hanoi on April 6.  

Hoa Lu Festival opens in Ninh Binh

  Apr 05, 2017
NDO/VNA - Hoa Lu Festival, the national cultural heritage in the northern province of Ninh Binh, kicked off on April 5 — the ninth day of the third lunar month. 

Hung Kings Temple Festival in full swing

  Apr 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – A palanquin procession and ritual offerings were held on April 4 with the participation of five communes in the northern province of Phu Tho to honour the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the Vietnamese nation.  

Nation’s legendary father, mother commemorated

  Apr 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – The northern province of Phu Tho held rituals on April 2 (the sixth day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the death anniversary of the nation’s legendary Great Father Lac Long Quan and pay an incense tribute to the Great Mother Au Co.  

Festival commemorates soldiers of ancient Hoang Sa Fleet

  Apr 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – Hundreds of local people and tourists flocked to the “Le Khao Le The Linh Hoang Sa” (Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa Soldiers) ceremony in Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai on April 2.  

Sai Sung – A special dish of Quang Ninh

  Apr 02, 2017
The province of Quang Ninh is famous for its scenery, its people and its culture, but not many people know about a unique dish that can only be found in the northern locality. The special seafood dish is called Sai Sung or Sa Sung (sea peanut-worms), just another reason why one should not turn down a trip to Quang Ninh.  

Vietnam attends ASEAN cuisine festival in Cambodia

  Apr 02, 2017
NDO - Vietnam is participating in the 11th ASEAN cuisine festival 2017 that opened in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on April 1.  

Various activities to commemorate Hung Kings

  Apr 02, 2017
NDO – Numerous celebratory activities are taking place in northern Phu Tho Province from April 1 to 6 (fifth day to the tenth day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Van Lang – the first known State of Vietnam.  

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.  

Sapa hosts Rhododendron flower festival

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO – The 2017 'Do quyen' (Rhododendron) Flower Festival is taking place from March 31 to April 9 in Sapa in the northern moutain province of Lao Cai.