(HBO) – Dinh Quy Huu, born in the 1990s, in Ke hamlet, Hien Luong commune (Da Bac district) has not only realised potentials of ethnic cultural identity such as traditional houses, daily activities and local cuisine, he has also developed new tourism products like raft-rowing and kayaking and learnt about western cuisine. All of them have created the unique traits of Huu Thao homestay, turning it into an interesting destination for tourists.

Mai Hich develops community-based tourism

(HBO) – Untouched rustic Mai Hich commune, which is emblazoned with ripen rice terraces surrounded by mountain ranges and trails covered by white smoke streaking from local houses’ roofs, has grown in stature among domestic and international visitors in recent years.

The survey of waterway on the lake between Son La and Hoa Binh Provinces

(HBO) - From 14th to 16th November, The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh, Son La, Dien Bien and Lai Chau provinces jointly organized the survey to construct an inter-lake waterway travel within Hoa Binh - Son La - Lai Chau Hydropower.

La Residence in Thua Thien-Hue among world’s best hotels
La Residence Hotel & Spa (Source: la-residence-hue.com)

La Residence Hotel & Spa in Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue has been ranked by the US’s Conde Nast Traveler magazine as the eighth best hotel in Asia.

Tourism programme promotes heritage sites in Viet Bac region

A ceremony was held at Ba Be Lake in the mountainous northern province of Bac Kan on November 18, to open the ninth tourism programme entitled ‘Through Viet Bac Heritage Sites’ and Ba Be – Bac Kan tourism week.

Lam Dong offers new tourism code of conduct

The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has introduced its new tourism code of conduct.

Famtrip held to explore travel route along Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the northern province of Hoa Binh recently held a familiarisation trip (famtrip) to study and develop tourism products and build a brand for the Hoa Binh Lake Tourism Area, with the participation of representatives from the Hanoi Department of Tourism and tour operators.

The mysterious beauty of Hum cave.

(HBO) - Ngoc Luong commune (Yen Thuy) is not only famous for smooth and flexible Cheo’s rhythm but also a lot of beauty sceneries with the mysterious cave system. Hum Cave is a cave containing many beautiful stalactites created by nature for millions of years, along with the system of worshipping the sacred Buddha in the cave to create the attraction for those who love discovering the natural mystery.

Exploiting potential development of community tourism

(HBO) - With advantages of natural conditions and cultural diversities of Muong, Thai, Mong, Dao ethnics, our province has many good conditions to develop community tourism. The community tourism has been developed quite early, which means that it gets some effective results and contributes in increasing the local people’s living conditions.

Vietnam, Czech Republic bolster tourism cooperation

Measures to boost tourism between Vietnam and the Czech Republic were have been discussed at a recent talk jointly held by the Vietnamese Embassy and Eurovina Travel in Prague.

Da Nang calls for tourism investment during APEC 2017 week

The central city of Da Nang has called for investment in nine projects in tourism and entertainment worth an estimated 500 million USD during the APEC Economic Leaders' Week.

Year-end tourism festival to feature promotional tours

A year-end tourism festival will take place at the Ly Thai To flower park in Hanoi from November 3-5, providing useful tourist information as well as promotional tours.

Public art promotes traditional culture values of ethnic groups

(HBO) – Mai Chau mountainous district has age-old traditional culture with Thai and Mong ethnic groups as majority. The district authorities have focused on the diversification of cultural and art activities to preserve and promote traditional values as well as enrich spiritual lives of local people.

Lak Lake in Dak Lak Province offers a tranquil experience

Lak Lake in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is where travellers can take a glimpse into the unique cultural life of local ethnic communities, find appetising specialties and experience the fantastic gong culture, which has been recognised as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO.

The combination of the textile restoration and the craft village tourism of a dedicated Thai girl

(HBO) - Lo Thi Di, a girl of Thai people was born and grew up in Lac village, Chieng Chau commune (Mai Chau). Ms. Di was taught her ethnic texture by her grandmother and mother from the childhood. She has always dreamed that she would promote the value of essential brocade, preserve and honor the traditional character.

Community tourism with Sung Y Mua

(HBO)- Y Mua has realized that the number of foreign visitors Lac people (in Chieng Chau commune) have taken to Hang Kia Commune, has been increasing gradually year by year. This finding revealed her an idea for developing her family economy. In 2008, she and her husband got a bank loan to investigate into tourism with their expectation of helping people in the commune against poverty, child marriage and drug abuse.

The Enjoyment of Da River Fish

(HBO)-All kinds of fish within Da River are precious Because the water supply there is virtually not polluted. The common fish living in the Da River area such as Hemiculter leucisculus, Cyprinus carpio, Hypophthalmichtys, Cirrhinus cirrhosus, Mylopharyngodon piceus, Oreochromis and so on are surprisingly attractive.

Binh Thuan aims to develop sustainable tourism

The south central coastal province of Binh Thuan aims to develop sustainable tourism to become a national and regional tourism attraction.

Uncle Ho monument - architectural landmark on Hoa Binh hydropower plant

(HBO) – The Uncle Ho monument is a must-see architectural landmark during a trip to Hoa Binh hydropower plant. It is a considered a perfect and imposing work of art.

Foreign tourist arrivals hit over 1 million again

International tourist arrivals to Vietnam exceeded 1 million again in October, an increase of 5 percent over September and 24.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.

Welcoming foreign tourists to explore eco-culture around Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Tourist JSC is focusing investments on developing tourism products featuring the Muong ethnic minority group and the ecological system around Hoa Binh Lake.

APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week: “Golden chance” for Vietnam’s tourism

The APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, which will take place in the Central Da Nang city on November 6-11, will offers opportunities to promote the beauty of Vietnam’s landscapes and people, especially destinations in the Central region, to international friends.

Hanoi among world’s top 10 fastest growing tourism cities

Hanoi has been ranked seventh on a new list of the world’s fastest-growing tourism cities, with a 16.4% average annual growth rate in the 2009 - 2016 period, according to the MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017.

Vietjet offers discounted tickets to Taiwan

Vietjet is offering 40,000 discounted tickets starting at zero dollars, from now until October 22.

Exploring tourism in Ngoi village

(HBO) – Lying in the reservoir of Hoa Binh hydropower plant, with no road and waterway only, Ngoi village in Ngoi Hoa commune of Tan Lac district was like an isolated yet peaceful oasis. It is among the most ancient and beautiful villages of the Muong ethnic minority group in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.