Hoi An to host Earth Hour celebration
A series of cultural and flower floating performances along the Hoai River in old Hoi An City will commemorate the annual Earth Hour on March 31, the city’s culture and tourism department said.
Vietnam’s biggest conical hat recognized
A 30-kg conical hat has been recognized as the biggest of its kind by the Vietnam Records Book Centre.
Vietnam tourism promoted in Malaysia
A workshop themed “Vietnam- Timeless Charm” was held on Mar. 17 in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia , to present Vietnam ’s tourism potential as well as promote its attractive destinations.
VN joins food and beverage festival in Japan
The 37th International Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex Japan 2012) was opened at Makuhari Messe exhibition centre in Japan’s eastern province of Chiba on Mar. 6.
“Heritage Tourism” helps to highlight Vietnamese traditional culture
“Heritage Tourism” has been selected as the official theme of the National Tourism Year of the North-Central - Hue 2012.
Diplomatic corps explores tourism potential in Ninh Binh
More than 200 Vietnamese and foreign delegates made a fact-finding tour of the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 25 to explore its investment opportunities and natural beauty.
Seven international cruises to dock in central Vietnam
The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) will welcome seven cruise ships from the high-end Star Cruises firm to Chan May Port in Thua Thien Hue and Tien Sa Port in Danang from February 14 to March 5.
Heritage tourism spotlights green growth
A large number of local and foreign researchers, managers and experts discussed the role of heritage tourism in achieving environmentally sustainable growth, at an international seminar in the central city of Hue on Feb. 14.
Pilgrims flock to Tran temple’s seal opening ceremony
The seal opening ceremony at the Tran temple in the northern province of Nam Dinh, took place on the 14th night of the first lunar month, which fell on February 5, attracting thousands of visitors.
Dien Bien tourist numbers rise sharply
The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has received more than 28,000 tourists since the beginning of 2012, including 6,500 during the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival.