Ho Chi Minh City welcomed the seven millionth international visitor to the southern economic hub during the year at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on December 10.

Cao Phong orange to be served on board Vietnam Airlines flights

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will serve Cao Phong orange, a speciality fruit of northern Hoa Binh province, as a dessert in business class from December 8 – 22.

Culture-tourism village welcomes 500,000 visitors

The Culture-Tourism Village for Vietnamese Ethnic Groups on the western outskirts of Hanoi welcomed some 500,000 visitors from the outset of this year, up 20 percent from the same time in 2017, the village’s management board said on December 3.

Hanoi Zoo recognised as tourist site

Hanoi Zoo, in Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, was recognised as a tourist site according to a recent decision approved by the Hanoi city People’s Committee.

Linked development of tourism products on Da River route

(HBO) - Da River has the length of hundreds of kilometers running through 4 provinces of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La and Hoa Binh. This is a beautiful river, winding around the magnificent mountains, creating a giant majestic painting, that is considered as the great potential to develop the types of cultural tourism identities, ecological or spiritual tourism, creating the opportunities for visitor attractions. Along Da River route, many famous tourist spots have appeared, such as Le Thai To King Temple (Nam Nhun, Lai Chau districts), Nang Han Temple - Linh Son Thuy Tu Temple (Quynh Nhai, Son La districts), Thac Bo Temple (Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province), etc. The construction of tourist spots on Da River is identified by the provinces as the focus of tourism development in the provinces.

Mai Chau: the total tourism revenue in 2018 is estimated to reach 107.6 billion VND

(HBO) – Not only with the advantages of famous cultural tourism but also together with the development of ecotourism, trade villages, preservation and promotion of ethnic cultural identity, Mai Chau district is the "destination" for tourism attracting domestic and international visitors.

The launching ceremony of the four-wheel drive operation of Quang Minh Cooperative of Tourism Transport.

(HBO) - In collaboration with the provincial Cooperatives, Quang Minh Cooperative of Tourism Transport has launched a pilot operation of 4 wheel electric vehicles to transport tourists to visit Mai Chau district. There were Mr. Nguyen Quang Thang, the Vice Chairman of the District People's Committee and representatives of some related departments attending the ceremony.

New Hop-On Hop-Off tour opens in Hanoi

The Vietnam Tourism Hanoi JSC debuted its double-decker bus tour on November 30, offering free-of-charge services for passengers until December 2.

Hoa Binh attracts investment to develop tourism in Hoa Binh lake

(HBO) – As the largest man-made lake in Southeast Asia, Hoa Binh lake has a poetic natural landscape with many small islands, which earns it the reputation as "Ha Long Bay on land.” The lake, which spreads across Hoa Binh city and four districts, is located inside the north’s key tourism area and a master plan to develop it into a national tourism site has been approved by the Prime Minister.

Meeting to promote Cao Bang as ideal for investment, trade, tourism

The northern mountainous province of Cao Bang will organise a conference on November 25 to popularise its investment, trade and tourism potential.

Ha Long International Cruise Port welcomes first cruise ship

Ha Long International Cruise Port, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province, welcomed the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines' Celebrity Millennium cruise ship on November 27.

Vietnam named Asia’s best golf destination

Vietnam has won the "Asia’s best golf destination 2018” at the World Golf Awards, announced the Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on November 22.

Product promotion in Hoan Binh tourist resort

(HBO) - Hoa Binh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has organized a presstrip delegate to propagandize and promote products in Song Da Reservoir Tourism Area. Participants in the delegate included representatives of provincial agencies and 20 central and local press agencies.

Residents of Hoa Binh Lake area equipped with tourism knowledge, skills

(HBO) – Following the Prime Minister’s approval of a plan to develop the Hoa Binh Lake tourism site, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province has proposed the provincial Party Committee and People's Committee to build and implement a tourism human resources training plan which aims at creating sustainable livelihoods and improving living standards of people in the area.

Vietnam to host Travel and Tourism Summit for first time

 The 2018 Vietnam Travel and Tourism Summit will be held for the first time in Hanoi, from December 5-6, under the framework of Vietnam Economic Forum (ViEF).

Surveying tourism products along Da River

HBO – A delegation from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has paid a fact-finding tour of tourism routes and spots along the Da River in the four northwestern provinces of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La and Hoa Binh. Also participating in the delegation were experts and representatives from travel agents and news outlets.

Na Hang lake: A great area to get out of the city at the weekend

Taking a boat trip on Na Hang lake in Tuyen Quang province amid the cool breeze in late autumn is a sound choice to get out of the city at the weekend, allowing visitors to forget their busy schedules at work and refuel their positive energy for the coming week.

Thanh Luong commune builds cultural life in residential areas

(HBO) - Located 40 km away from the center of Luong Son district, Thanh Luong commune has 6 hamlets with 915 households and 4,260 people of Kinh and Muong ethnic groups. Responding to the campaign "All people unite to build cultural life in residential areas", the locality has achieved many positive results and created positive changes in local socio-economic development in recent years.

Mexican sunflower festival kicks off in Gia Lai province

The Chu Dang Ya Volcano Mexican sunflower festival officially opened on the night of November 10 in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

Tourism helps improve ethnic life in Mu Cang Chai

Tourism has helped remarkably improve the lives of ethnic minority people in Cao Pha commune of Mu Cang Chai district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

Thua Thien-Hue welcomes 3.7 million visitors in 10 months

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue received 3.7 million visitors during January-October, a year-on-year surge of 21 percent.

Establishment of new Ha Tien city to give boost to local tourism

The National Assembly Standing Committee recently passed a resolution on the establishment of Ha Tien city in the southern province of Kien Giang. The resolution is expected to bring into full play Ha Tien’s tourism potential.

A glance of Giang Mo village

(HBO) – The Muong ethnic village of Giang Mo, Binh Thanh commune, Cao Phong district is a stopover place to explore, enjoy, experience the lakeside of Hoa Binh Lake.

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark to receive UNESCO status

N A ceremony will be held on November 24 in Cao Bang city to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark the northern border province of Cao Bang as a global geopark by the UNESCO, a heard at a press conference in Hanoi on November 6.

Ninh Binh’s beautiful spots popularised in Khanh Hoa province

The Tourism Department and the Tourism Association of the northern province of Ninh Binh recently organised a tourism promotion conference in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa, drawing the participation of nearly 100 tourism agencies and companies from both provinces.