(HBO) – Perhaps, it is not easy to find the ideal stop in order to "live slowly” in the natural fresh environment, and be comfortable to breathe cool air like in the highland of Lac Son district.

Dua Island – a beautiful and attractive tourist site of Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – Dua Island (Dua means coconut in Vietnamese) is a stop that makes visitor hard to leave and is attracting a large number of travelers to visit Hoa Binh Lake. From Thung Nai harbor (in Cao Phong district), it only takes over 30 minutes by boat to reach Dua Island. It is one of the most beautiful islands in Hoa Binh Lake, located in Vay Nua commune, Da Bac district, and next to the spiritual tourist site of Thac Bo Temple. Dua Island is recognized by Provincial People’s Committee as a local tourist site. This island is about 10 hectares wide, and in harmony between the clouds and the water of hydroelectric reservoir. Looking at it from far distance, Dua Island is hidden in the green of trees and the vast water, which makes those who have not been here before think that it is a natural island like the other small ones floating on the lake when embanking dam to build Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant.

Over 93 percent of foreigners satisfied when touring Vietnam

Over 93 percent of interviewed foreign tourists said they are satisfied with their trips to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Annual Tourism Report 2017 by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Developing community tourism in association with new rural construction in Mai Chau

(HBO) – Possessing potentials, advantages for tourism development and the foundation for new rural construction, Mai Chau District 25th Party Congress, the 2015-2020 tenure, identified: "Mobilizing all resources to develop economy and society as well as strive by 2020, Mai Chau district becomes a community tourist site in association with new rural construction”. In order for Resolution to pass into the life and people’s thought, Mai Chau district has attempted to turn the policy into action.

Mai Chau applies measures to promote tourism development

(HBO) – As a bright spot of Hoa Binh tourism, over the past years, Mai Chau has rolled out many solutions to develop tourism, aiming to effectively tap potential and advantages on local tourism, contributing to giving a facelift to rural areas and improving and raising the quality of locals’ life.

The interesting tourism destinations on Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) - Hoa Binh Lake – an impossible-to-miss place, which is converging with natural beauty of water and clouds, charming scenery with many villages of bold cultural identity, friendly people, easy to close with many other tourist attractions. This place is hard to be ignored by visitors who want to enjoy, experience, especially in these summer days.

Impressive Trang Waterfall

(HBO) – Located about 300 meters from provincial road No. 436, Trang Waterfall (Trang means the moon in Vietnamese) in Trang hamlet, Do Nhan commune (Tan Lac district) has become the ideal destination for visitors on hot summer days.

Vietnam welcomes nearly 8 million foreign tourists in first half

The number of foreign tourists to Vietnam in the first six months of 2018 surged 27.2% year-on-year to 7.89 million, the General Statistics Office announced on June 29.

Ca Mau cape set to become major eco-tourism centre by 2025

Ca Mau cape in the southernmost province of Ca Mau is set to become a major eco-tourism centre for visitors to the Mekong River Delta by 2025, according to a Prime Minister-approved master plan for the development of Ca Mau Cape National Tourism Site towards 2030.

Awakening the tourism potential of Muong village – Bich Tru

(HBO) – Bich Tru village in Thai Thinh commune (Hoa Binh city) converges many favorable conditions of geographical location and charming natural scenery. This place still preserves the ethnic identity as origin. This is very favorable conditions to develop tourism when it is considered in the planning area development of Hoa Binh Lake National.

Vietnam tourism aims to lure North American tourists

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is inviting hospitality enterprises involved in travel, hotel, transportation, catering and entertainment to join a programme to promote Vietnamese tourism in North America starting this September.

Lang Co town – A quiet retreat for summer escapes

The small Lang Co town in Phu Loc district, Thua Thien – Hue province is located on the root of the imposing Hai Van mountain range. Endowed with over 10km long beach sloping gently to the pure water sea to shape an arc with the long and beautiful sand, Lang Co is a quiet note for summer escape.

Romantic Ba Khan

(HBO) – As the name, Ba Khan Commune (in Mai Chau district) has a modest area with only three hamlets: Khan Thuong, Khan Ha and Khan Ho. Since the provincial road No.450 was constructed, the land which was hidden among numerous mountains and facing to the vast reservoir area has been explored by many tourists. The pristine and majestic beauty of Ba Khan is fascinating many people.

Ca Mau Cape tourism site to become key local economic area in 2025

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is working to turn its famous Ca Mau Cape tourism area into the largest key economic area in the province by 2025. The area is expected to be one of the largest eco-tourism centres in the country, allowing visitors to experiencing lush mangrove forests. Local officials hope it can become a popular destination on Mekong Delta tours.

Tourists advised not to visit Co To island due to power disruption

Chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh’s Co To island district Tran Nhu Long on June 21 advised tourists not to visit Co To island during power disruption time to reduce electricity and water supply pressure in the island.

Thanh Hoa’s tourism needs reform towards sustainable development

 Bestowed with gorgeous natural landscapes and a diverse cultural space, the northern central province of Thanh Hoa has huge potential to branch out a wide range of tourism products, however, it faces calls for reform towards sustainable tourism development.

Da Nang sees strong growth in high-end accommodation services

Many businesses operating in accommodation services in the central city of Da Nang have worked to improve their service quality, as the high-end accommodation segment is growing and investment in the segment projected to continue to rise in coming time.

Quang Binh works to boost tourism development

The north central province of Quang Binh, known for the UNESCO World Heritage Site Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, is working to promote its tourism potential by fostering links with other localities to create new tourism products and attract more tourists.

People who implement the homestay service on Hoa Binh Lake are learning foreign languages.

(HBO) – Some homestay destinations on Hoa Binh Lake are becoming more attractive to visitors by charming scenery, unique cultural identity and friendly local people. The number of international tourists who went to discovery and experience the cultural landscape on the Hoa Binh Lake is increasing every day.

The taste of Hanoi’s autumn

Hanoi’s autumn is also the season for ‘com’ or young sticky rice flakes. ‘Com’can be eaten directly or mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including ‘cha com’ (com paste).

Regional linking to develop Central Highland tourism

If the "Central Region Heritage Road” brings visitors to a coastal feelings party, the "Central Highlands Green Road” promises to offer unique experiences of highland cultures. Regional linking is expected to increase the strength, durability and attraction of Central Highlands tourism. The regional linking will contribute to building the tourism brand of the whole region, while solving the real situation of single tourism development with its monotonous travel products. However, in order for the linking to succeed, it is necessary to have a scientific and detailed planning with appropriate policy institutions and the active participation of both state management agencies and enterprises.

World Cup 2018 fuels tourism demand from Vietnam

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is about to kick off in the next few days, attracting great attention from football fans around the world, including those in Vietnam. Many Vietnamese fans are urgently booking tours to Russia to support the World Cup.

World heritage site hosts tourism week

Ripe rice season at Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourism site inside the Trang An Landscape Complex in northern Ninh Binh province is a highlight of the ongoing Ninh Binh Tourism Week.

Enjoying whitefish – a special kind of fish in Da River Lake

(HBO) - Whitefish, which is also called cod in the Lake of Da River, is a special food. This is a very rare kind of fish, which only appears once a year in May or June. Therefore, this kind of fish is not much and only the gourmets are hunting.

First flight on Can Tho – Bangkok direct air route takes off

The first flight on the Can Tho – Bangkok direct air route took off on June 6, transporting 180 passengers and departing from Vietnam’s Mekong delta city of Can Tho.