WWF helps Cat Tien develop eco-tourism and protect environment
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has provided USD500,000 for a project to develop eco-tourism in Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai.
Work on first four-star hotel in Thanh Hoa starts
Work on construction of a four-star hotel, the first of its kind in Thanh Hoa City, Thanh Hoa Province, began on August 26 at a cost of VND 410 billion…
Vietnam’s most ancient citadel conserved
The capital city of Hanoi has launched a project to conserve the Co Loa relics site, Vietnam’s oldest citadel, dating back to the stone age, at a cost of over…
Quang Nam okays large tourism project for local investor
The central province of Quang Nam has agreed to a large project by HCMC-based Hung Cuong Trade Join Stock Company to develop a tourism town in Phu Ninh Lake, around 7km west of Tam Ky Town, an official said.
Land tourist route linking Central Highlands with Laos, Thailand
Vietnam’s Central Highlands will join Laos and Thailand in building a land tourist route running through three countries.
Dalat to be beautified with 600,000 cherry trees
The management board of the Tuyen Lam tourist site in the resort city of Dalat, Lam Dong Province, has announced it will plant nearly 600,000 cherry trees in Dalat from now to 2015.
Project to preserve gong culture in Lam Dong
A project to preserve the gong culture of ethnic minority in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong will be put in action from 2010-2015, according to provincial authorities.
Phu Bai international airport to get facelift
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to upgrade the Phu Bai International Airport in central Thua Thien-Hue Province through 2030 to the tune of over VND 12.57 trillion (USD 718 million).
Better management of Hue royal music performances brought in
The Thua Thien–Hue provincial People’s Committee has demanded that the Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism implement a project to improve Hue royal music performances on the Huong River.
Two more tourism projects for central region
The Saigon Investment Group (SGI) and US-based Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide signed an agreement on June 9 putting into action two tourism projects with a combined investment capital of USD140 million in central Danang City and the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
US helps preserve Hanoi’s ancient gate
US Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Michalak has announced a grant of USD74,500 to help Vietnam preserve O Quan Chuong Gate, the only ancient gate that remains in the capital city of Hanoi.
Hoi An’s guardian angels
Central Quang Nam Province is racing to preserve Hoi An City to ensure the historic city’s tourism potential and aim luring more tourists to the UNESCO-listed site in the future.
Hoi An to preserve ancient Cham wells
The Hoi An Centre for Monuments Management and Preservation has announced a list of 80 ancient wells in the town and neighbouring areas as part of a plan to preserve the relics that are hundreds of years old.
Sa Huynh’s ancient jar tombs restored
Conservationists from central Quang Ngai Province have completed restoration of four ceramic jar tombs belonging to the Sa Huynh Culture, which dated back more than two millennia.
According to the municipal Service of Culture, Sports and Tourism, investors have pledged the completion of an additional 14 luxury hotels in Hanoi by 2010. Detail: