(TITC) - In the first quarter of 2017, the tourism sector received over 3.2 million int’l arrivals, increasing 29% over the same period last year; serving 22.2 million domestic trippers; reaching VND131,900 billion of tourism receipt.
Performances of hot-air balloons will be organized from April 27 to the opening ceremony of the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2017 on April 30.
The Prime Minister has recently approved a master plan to develop Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang into a key tourist attraction.
An exchange programme was held in Ha Noi on April 22 to celebrate traditional new year festivals of several Asian countries.
The Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi is buzzing with activities to promote ethnic cultural values. The activities aim to celebrate Viet Nam Ethnic Groups’ Culture Day on April 19th.
The Indian Embassy in Viet Nam inaugurated an Indian cultural centre in Ha Noi on the evening of April 20, as part of activities marking the two countries’ 45 year diplomatic ties (January 7, 1972-2017) and 10 year strategic partnership (2007-2017).
The seventh Hue Traditional Craft Festival will be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from April 28- May 2 to honour traditional crafts, promote socio-economic growth and develop traditional craft products along with tourism.
(TITC) - At the meeting with Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on 17 April, in Ha Noi, Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts informed his plans to promote Viet Nam tourism in the coming time.
Hai Van Gate, which sits atop its namesake mountain pass in central Viet Nam, separating Da Nang City and Thua Thien-Hue Province, has been recognised as a national relic.
The Miss Grand International (MGI) 2017 will run from October 5 to 26 in Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Binh and Phu Quoc of Kien Giang provinces, and is expected to attract tourists to these destinations.
President Tran Dai Quang on April 18 made an inspection tour of several facilities serving the APEC High-level Week 2017 in the central city of Da Nang this November.
The sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival, which is slated for early June, will be an opportunity for the central province of Quang Nam to introduce, promote and boost investment for tourism development.
Paperwork is being prepared for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage site in the northern provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang to apply for UNESCO recognition as a world heritage site.
Nguyen Minh Loc, a former photo journalist of the Vietnam News Agency, is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Liberation Day with a showcase of his photos of soldiers and citizens who took part in the resistance war against the US.
The studio where film Kong: Skull Island was shot in Ninh Binh Province is being restored and will open to tourists this Saturday, April 15.