International flights to Vietnam halted for two weeks from April 1
The Ministry of Transport sent an urgent document to the Vietnam Aviation Administration and national airlines on March 31 requesting them to stop transporting international passengers to Vietnam due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, with the suspension set to come into force from 00:00 hours on April 1 until the end of April 15.
Ceremony commemorates legendary ancestors of Vietnam
Authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho held a ceremony on March 29 to commemorate the legendary national ancestors of Vietnam, Father Lac Long Quan and Mother Au Co.…
Vietnam wins ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2019
Two tourism products in Vietnam have won at the ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2019 – an annual ceremony organised by the ASEAN-Japan Centre.  
Foreign Ministry issues notice Covid-19 epidemic
The Foreign Ministry issued a notice on March 14, asking people who come from or transit areas hit by the COVID-19 epidemic to keep themselves updated on regulations of airlines and ensure they have all required documents in order to take flights (especially documents certificating health conditions if any).
Visa exemption for 8 European countries to be halted since March 12
The Government’s decision to temporarily suspend visa waiver program for citizens from 8 European countries shall take effect since 00:00 on March 12 due to complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, according to Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Photos of Vietnam’s natural landscapes listed in world's best nature shots by Agora
Three photos capturing Vietnam’s natural landscapes have been listed in the top 50 finalists in a nature-based photo contest by Agora, a free-to-use photography and social platform that boasts a community of more than 3.5 million users worldwide.
Vietnam’s tourism spots in world’s top 25
The world’s biggest tourism review site TripAdvisor has releaved theirTravelers' Choice Best of the Best năm 2020. Many tourism destinations of Vietnam are listed in the world’s top 25 in serveral categories
South Korean carriers cut Vietnam flights as coronavirus infections spiral
Largest carriers in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have decreased the frequency of flights to Vietnamese tourist hotspots over rising Covid-19 infections at home.  
Photo exhibition “Vietnam: Country and People” held in Russia
A photo exhibition, themed “Vietnam: Country and People”, has been held at the Primorye State Art Gallery in Vladivostok, Russia, from February 27 to March 1.
Vietnam to halt visa access for Italian citizens beginning from March 3
Vietnam has made the decision to suspend unilateral visa exemptions for Italian citizens, with the decision set to take effect as of 0:00am on March 3, due to the complicated developments surrounding the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in Italy.  
Cultural diplomacy promotes Vietnamese identity
Building national brands through cultural diplomacy is the target of many countries. Many incentives and new methods have been put forward in implementing cultural diplomacy activities in various fields in order to promote Vietnam as a country full of vitality and dynamism.
Vietnam joins multicultural festival in Australia
The Vietnamese Embassy in Australia is participating in a multicultural festival that opened on February 21 in Canberra to promote beauty of Vietnamese land and people to Australians and international friends.
More Russians, Indians visit Vietnam in 2019
About 650,000 Russians visited Vietnam in 2019, up 6.6 percent from 2018, while the number of Indian tourists nearly doubled the 2016 figure to reach 25,000, reported the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
The images of Vietnam’s conical hat, a mask used by Vietnamese stage artists, a Dong Ho folk painting, the lotus and a bronze drum have been featured on tickets of the Formula One (F1) VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, creating a way to popularize Vietnamese culture to international friends.  
Vietnam’s first overseas tourism office opened in UK
The first overseas tourism office of Vietnam was officially opened in London, the UK, on February 18.