"Floating season” in Mekong Delta, when the water level is on the rise and the rivers and canals expand, takes place from the seventh to the ninth lunar month. The annual floodwaters carry nutrient-rich alluvium to farmland and provide a bounty of fish, shrimp and other aquatic species. It also marks the start of a unique tourist season in the region.

World legendary golfer appointed as Vietnam’s tourism ambassador

The world legendary golfer Greg Norman from Australia has been appointed as tourism ambassador of Vietnam for the 2018-2021 tenure.

An experience with the peaceful scenery in Ke Village.

(HBO) - Ke village is located in Hien Luong commune, Da Bac district. It is the home of 80 households of Muong ethnic group. Ke village has an area of 700 hectares, located closely to Da River reservoir, which becomes a favorable place to admire the beauty of the lake from above and also explore the majestic mountains and forests, contact with friendly and hospitable people. Ke village is an ideal destination on the route to discover, experience the nature, culture in the area of Hoa Binh Lake. Going to the village of Ke, you will be harmonious in the life of local people and natural scenery, which is considered as a beautiful scenery picture, bringing a sense of peace, dispelling the chaos, worries in the city.

Vietnam welcomes 12.8 million foreign tourists in 10 months

More than 12.8 million foreign tourists have chosen Vietnam as their destination over the last 10 months, up 22.4 percent year on year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Quang Binh offers new tours to explore Vom, Gieng Vooc caves

The central province of Quang Binh on October 24 introduced its new tourism product of exploring Vom and Gieng Vooc caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Quang Ninh expects to welcome Vietnam’s 15 millionth foreign tourist

Vietnam expects to welcome its 15 millionth foreign visitor of 2018 in Ha Long City, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, in late November or early December.

Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival slated for May 2019

The ninth Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival is scheduled to take place in the central province of Khanh Hoa from May 11-14, 2019, as an activity to kick-start the National Tourism Year 2019.

Son La Culture - Tourism Week opens in Hanoi

The Son La Culture - Tourism Week 2018 in Hanoi opened at the King Ly Thai To flower garden in Hoan Kiem district, in the capital city on late October 19, aiming to introduce the cultural characteristics of the northern mountainous province to Hanoians and tourists.

Vietnam wins 2nd prize in regional travel startup competition

Vietnamese startup travel company Ecohost beat 110 competitors to take second prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) challenge.

Can Tho city strives hard to make tourism key industry

Can Tho has exerted great efforts to reach its goal of making tourism a spearhead industry for the Mekong Delta city.

Thanh Hoa announces new community-based tours in Pu Luong

A number of community-based tours made their debut in Don hamlet, Thanh Lam commune, Ba Thuoc district of the central province of Thanh Hoa on October 19.

Quang Ninh to welcome Vietnam’s 15 millionth foreign tourist

Vietnam expects to welcome its 15 millionth foreign visitor of 2018 in Ha Long City, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, in late November or early December.

Da Nang seeks to cut low-cost tours in favour of sustainable tourism

The central coastal city of Da Nang will increase the level of scrutiny applied to budget tours in a bid to further develop sustainable tourism services.

National Tourism Year 2019 to feature various sea festival activities

The National Tourism Year 2019 will feature a range of activities with the main stage in Khanh Hoa province and other responding activities in 15 locales across the nation.

Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival kicks off in Cao Bang

The Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival kicked off in Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province, on the evening of October 13, as part of the activities to promote tourism, investment and trade in Cao Bang province to visitors.

The Fair Market – a special culture identity on Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – The Fair Market on Da River Lake is not only a place for trade and commodity purchasing between the lowland and the highland regions, but also the cultural and spiritual exchanges of river region. You can go to the market to buy a little tobacco, a little salt, sauce and also show your love emotion.

Khanh Hoa to host Visit Vietnam Year 2019

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa will host the Visit Vietnam Year 2019 under the theme of "Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival”, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Cao Bang on its path to develop signature local tourist products

Located in a mountainous border region, Cao Bang province is home to the diverse culture of local ethic minority groups, as well as historical sites and stunning tourist attractions. The local authorities have rolled out every effort to utilise these advantages in the building of signature tourist products in a bid to foster the local hospitality sector.

Tourism infrastructure needed to develop Cái Răng floating market

Investment in tourism infrastructure, services and human resource training is needed to draw more tourists to Cái Răng floating market in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ, experts have said.

Vietnam tourism promoted in Italy

A tourism promotion event, titled "A Soulful Vietnam”, opened in the northern Italian city of Milan on October 3, with dozens of travel agencies in attendance.

Muong Lo Tourism-Culture Week to resume on October 12-14

The Muong Lo Tourism-Culture Week and the Mu Cang Chai Terraced Field Festival will take place in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on October 12-14, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Van Tien has said.

Hoi An rated among world’s best places for expats

Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been ranked the 14th best place in the world for expatriates to live by the The Travel website, thanks to the ancient town’s "cheap cost of living”.

Hoa Binh takes steps to preserve ethnic culture in Hoa Binh Lake site

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake stretches 70 kilometers and spreads over 17 communes in five districts and city. There are 47 islands in the lake, including 11 limestone islands with a combined the area of 116 hectares, and 36 mountainous islands covering an area of nearly 160 hectares. The lake is described as a drawing, and billed as "Ha Long Bay” of Hoa Binh province. Besides stunning natural landscapes, the lake owns special culture of ethnic minority groups like Muong, Tay, Dao and Thai, posing potential to develop tourism products to lure visitors.

Vietnam welcomes over 11.6 million foreign visitors in first nine months

The number of visitors travelling to Vietnam in the first nine months of 2018 was estimated at 11.61 million, up 22.9% over the same period of last year, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam Int’l Travel Mart project receives approval

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently approved a project to organise the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), promoting it as an important international and national tourism event.