(Dec 2, 2012) On November 28, the Vietnam Record Organization awarded a certificate for the highest Amitabha Buddha statue in Vietnam in Tong Lam Lo Son Temple, Vinh Phuong commune, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.
(Dec 2, 2012) A seminar aimed at seeking ways to realise the tourism potential of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage, was held in northeastern Quang Ninh province as part of the Ha Long Tourism Week 2012 for European visitors.
(Dec 2, 2012) The unique practice of worshipping Hung kings in Vietnam will be one of 35 pieces of intangible heritage submitted for recognition at the seventh session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, which will be held in Paris on December 3-7.
(Nov 28, 2012) Many travel agencies in Europe are promoting Vietnam as a destination for tourists rather than a stopover of tours to Southeast Asian countries, said local tour operators after a recent road show abroad.
(Nov 28, 2012) UNESCO, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have just organized a workshop on sustainable tourism in Hoi An with an aim to offer higher benefits to local craft villages.