Lao Cai aims for 1.5 million tourist arrivals in 2014
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai targets 1.5 million tourist arrivals and 2.8 trillion VND (135.7 million USD) in tourism revenue for 2014.
Dragonair increases Danang-Hong Kong flights
Dragonair of Cathay Pacific announced it will raise the number of weekly flights between Danang and Hong Kong to 7 from the current 4 as of December 18.
Hoi An organizes various activities to celebrate Cultural Heritage Day
(TITC) – The People’s Committee of Hoi An City has launched the plan of organizing various activities to celebrate the Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Day (23rd November) and 14th anniversary of…
Soc Trang builds up to boat race festival
The first regional “Ngo” boat race festival, a traditional race among ethnic Khmer in the Mekong Delta, is slated for November 14-17 in the southern province of Soc Trang with 61 teams on the waiting list.
Hoi An wins 2013 Asian townscape awards
Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam has won the 2013 Asian Townscape Awards given by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme.
Hoi An voted as scenic city of 2013 in Asia
Hoi An city in Quang Nam province has been voted as a scenic city of 2013 in Asia by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN Habitat).
Hoi An City attracts 1.3 million tourist arrivals
(TITC) - Since early this year, Hoi An City (Quang Nam Province) has  attracted 1.3 million tourist arrivals, increasing by 22.9% over the same period last year. Total same-day visitor arrivals reached 926,500, increasing by 18.6%; total over-night tourist arrivals reached 593,000, increasing by 16.2%.
Three tourist attractions in Sa Pa to be nominated as Viet Nam's records
(TITC) - On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Sa Pa tourism (1903 - 2013) held on November 2nd, Lao Cai's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will co-ordinate with Sa Pa Dist., and relevant authorities to announce Viet Nam's records for three famous tourist attractions in Sa Pa.
Chau Van singing festival celebrates artistic values
The first Chau Van (Spiritual) Singing Festival which is being held in Hanoi from September 25 to October 5, aims to honour the artistic and spiritual values of the folk performance genre.
New Vinh-Vientiane flight route planned
Nghe An province and the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam on August 9 examined the possibility of opening a new air route servicing flights between Vietnam's Vinh city and Laos' Vientiane capital.
(TITC) - On 16th July 2013, Ha Noi's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism coordinated with the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) to hold a conference on "Applying Green Lotus label for tourist accommodations in Ha Noi".
 Foreign experts discuss intangible cultural heritage preservation
Vietnam is one of the first pioneers to implement the 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, said UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.
Free tour information in Japanese offered in Hoi An
The Hoi An Information Service Centre for Japanese tourists, run by Japanese businesswoman Hirukawa Yuki, has opened in the ancient city.
Hoi An: World's favourite destination
Ancient Hoi An town wins the hearts of tourists with its laid-back lifestyle and the sincerity, plainness and enthusiasm of its residents.
Satsuki festival to take place in Hanoi for first time
The Japanese Satsuki Festival will take place in the capital city of Hanoi for the first time. The two-day event, starting on May 8, will include Yosakoi dances performed by four famous Japanese troupes and seven Vietnamese troupes, tea making, sword performances, Japanese cuisine and traditional games.