Hot air balloon festival due in September to celebrate National Day
A hot air balloon festival is set to get underway in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang in early September to mark the 77th anniversary of National Day (September 2).
Viet Nam needs to address visa and stay duration issues to attract more int'l visitors: Tourism committee
Among solutions to boost Viet Nam's tourism recovery post-pandemic and make it a key economic sector, it was necessary to remove institutional obstacles related to regulations on entry and exit,…
HCMC International Tourism Fair expected to attract 22,000 visitors
Yesterday, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism announced the return of the 16th Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Fair (ITE HCMC 2022) after two years of hiatus…
Stamp collection featuring famous Vietnamese waterfalls released
A set of stamps featuring famous waterfalls in Vietnam was launched by the Vietnam Post Corporation on August 15 aiming to promote the country’s scenic landscapes among the public.
Vietnam to host Mekong Tourism Forum in October
Vietnam is scheduled to host the 2022 Mekong Tourism Forum, themed “Rebuild Tourism, Rebound with Resilience”, from October 9 – 14, the first in-person meeting of the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) destinations since the pandemic began in 2019.
First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City
Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of Vietnam – India diplomacy this year.
Exhibition spotlights Hanoi-Vientiane relationship
An exhibition highlighting the solidarity and cooperation between the capital cities of Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on August 10 as part of activities to celebrate the Vietnam - Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022.
My Son Sanctuary dubbed Angkor Wat of Vietnam
The Travel, the world's most interesting site for travel tips, has described the UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam as the Angkor Wat of Vietnam.
Exhibition takes visitors around Indochina through archives
 Designed as a tour through television, the online exhibition entitled “Indochina – a Wonderland”, which has been launched, is an interesting journey that takes the public back to the early 20th century to learn about the destinations in Indochina during the French colonialists.  
International cruise visitors return to Ha Long Bay from October 2022
(TITC) It is expected that in early October 2022, the first superior cruise ship will return to Ha Long Bay after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ninh Binh named among top 12 coolest movie filming locations to visit in Asia
The US travel magazine Travel & Leisure has named the northern province of Ninh Binh among the top 12 coolest movie filming locations to visit throughout all of Asia.
Phu Yen kicks off Cultural and Tourism Week 2022
The Phu Yen Cultural and Tourism Week 2022 was launched at Nghinh Phong Square in Tuy Hoa City on July 28, with the aim to stimulate Phu Yen Province’s tourism development after being badly affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam among eight cheapest countries for retirement worldwide
Magazine Travel + Leisure of the United States has made a list consisting of some eight countries, including Vietnam, that offer retirees an opportunity to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and a lower cost of living.
Quang Tri Province: Kick off International Trade Fair for Greater Mekong Subregion
On 25th July, Cua Viet Tourist Area, Cua Viet Town, Gio Linh District, Quang Tri Province took place the Opening Ceremony of the International Trade Fair for Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) - Quang Tri 2022. Mr. Ha Van Sieu, Vice Chairman of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) attended the event.
Strengthening Vietnam - Laos cooperation in culture, sports and tourism
On July 19, Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Vietnam's Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism had a meeting with Mrs. Suansavanh Viyaketh – Lao’s Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism aiming enhancing cooperation in culture, sports and tourism, promoting the relationship to deepen and reach new heights.
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