A new multifunctional bus terminal was inaugurated on September 19 in the resort town of Sa Pa, covering over 4,000 square metres with the capacity to accommodate nearly 300 buses.

Hanoi: Huong Son complex named special national relic site

Huong Pagoda has been recognised as a special national relic site. Hanoi authorities received a certificate honouring the Huong Son landscape complex, also known as Huong Pagoda, in My Duc district on September 19.

Colourful lanterns to cast glow around Hoan Kiem Lake at Mid-autumn festival

Hundreds of lanterns will cast their glow across the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, on the evening of September 13, the fourteenth day of the eighth lunar month.

Mai Chau welcomes over 247,850 visitors in nine months

(HBO) – Statistics show Mai Chau district welcomed 247,857 tourists in the first nine months of 2018.

Lac Son district exploits the potential of tourism development

(HBO) - Lac Son - Muong Vang is one of four large Muong ethnic areas in the province. The Muong ethnic people living there account for over 90% of the population. Since the ancient time, Muong Vang has been famous for the typical cultural values featured in Mo Muong rhythm, traditional festivals, beliefs of the people. Besides, Lac Son district is also naturally gifted with mountains and beautiful lakes; rich and various cave system; cool climate. All of these are attractive to tourists who want to explore Lac Son land.

HCM City develops smart tourism in Industry 4.0

Ho Chi Minh City has strived to tap into its tourism development potential, with the support of digital technology, as the city is Vietnam’s leading tourism hub and an attractive destination for international friends.

Asian cities join tourism exhibition in Hanoi

Member cities of the Council for the Promotion of Tourism in Asia (CPTA) are promoting their potentials at a tourism exhibition, which opened at the Ly Thai To flower garden in Hanoi’s downtown on September 8.

Vietnam sees fastest growth in tourist arrivals

Vietnam was named among the destinations with the biggest year-over-year increase in international tourist arrivals, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s report.

Community- based tourism "attracts" a lot of visitors

(HBO) - On the occasion of the Independence Day 2nd September, I with my friends travelled to the beautiful Mong village in Hang Kia commune (Mai Chau). We stayed at the Sung Y Mua’s homestay of Hang Kia village. This is the first time I witnessed the bustling atmosphere of enjoying the Independence Day of the Mong ethnic people, all the houses killed the buffalos, pigs and made many kinds of cakes, etc. Mong ethnic guys and girls dressed in colorful costumes to the market.

Quang Tri launches speed boat to Con Co Island

A new speed boat was officially launched in the central province of Quang Tri on August 31, facilitating tourist travel from the Quang Tri mainland to Con Co Island.

Stone formation discovered in central Phu Yen province

A rock formation made of stone has been discovered in the south central province of Phu Yen and is expected to be a new tourist draw in the locality.

Sea festival opens in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province

The Ba Ria-Vung Tau Sea Festival opened in the southern province on August 28 as part of activities marking the country’s 73rd National Day (September 2) and introducing its economic, cultural and social achievements.

Vietnam''s Golden Bridge ranked among top 100 destinations in 2018

The Cau Vang (Golden Bridge) in the central coastal city of Da Nang has been ranked among the top 100 World’s Greatest Places in 2018 by the US’s Time magazine.

Da Nang – most popular summer destination for RoK tourists

Da Nang city in central Vietnam is the most popular summer vacation destination of tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) this year, a shift from last year’s preference for Japanese cities.

PM approves planning tasks for Hoa Binh Lake tourism site

The Prime Minister has approved the tasks for the planning of construction of the Hoa Binh Lake national tourism site in the northern province of Hoa Binh to 2035.

Da Bac district exploits the potential of tourism development

(HBO) – The upland district of Da Bac possesses many key potentials and advantages to develop tourism. The scenes are natural, wild, and majestic, with the significant landscape of Da River water in freshly green, the large and small islands are undulating on the water like "Ha Long on land".

Hanoi hopes to attract Japanese tourists

Representatives from 65 Japanese and Hanoi firms joined a programme to promote tourism in the capital Vietnamese city on August 24.

Paragliding performances open Bat Xat Autumn Festival

Paragliding performances were launched for the first time in Y Ty commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, on August 19, opening the series of activities in the Bat Xat Autumn Festival 2018.

Mai Hich commune develops community – based tourism

(HBO) – With the distance of about 13 km from the center of Mai Chau district, Mai Hich commune has full convergence factors for the development of community – based tourism. In which, the highlight is the majestic mountains and forests, preserving the Thai ethnic cultural identity, full of local cuisine, etc.

Bat Xat Fall Festival 2018 kicks off in Lao Cai

The Bat Xat Fall Festival 2018 opened in Muong Hum commune, Bat Xat district of the northern mountainous of Lao Cai on August 19, offering visitors a series of ethnic tribal life experience and adventure activities.

Tan Lac: Tourism revenue exceeds 15 billion VND

(HBO) - Tourism development and awareness of tourism among ethnic people in Tan Lac district of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh have seen positive progress.

Vietnamese tourism shines in Australia, New Zealand

The Vietnam tourism promotion programme for Australia and New Zealand arrived in Sydney on the evening of August 15 as part of its five-city tour.

Da Nang tops Vietnamese airports in service quality

Da Nang International Airport has been named as the best airport in terms of service quality by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV), following a survey of nearly 21,000 passengers

Cao Phong district develops tourism at Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) - Cao Phong is one of five districts in the planning project of construction and development of Hoa Binh Lake Resort.

Mung - Muong ethnic village in cool mountainous area

(HBO) - Mung village sits on the highest place in Xuan Phong commune, Cao Phong district with poetic landscape. Despite rough traffic and difficulties in the economy, Mung remains attractive to tourists thanks to its mild and fresh climate, and stilt houses on vast terraced fields.