(HBO) – Promoting the image of Hoa Binh Lake as a tourism destination and attracting investment to develop the area are key activities to realise the Master Plan on Hoa Binh Lake National Tourism Site Development, which was approved by the Prime Minister.

Hanoi seeks closer tourism cooperation with Sweden

Hanoi’s Department of Tourism on September 8 introduced the city’s tourism potentials to Swedish travel companies and discussed solutions to boost bilateral cooperation in this field.

Growing concern about loss of beautiful Mu Waterfall

(HBO) – Mu Waterfall in Tu Do commune of Lac Son district has become well-known for its rare alluring beauty over the last couple of years. However, it is facing a risk of disappearing since a hydropower project is underway here. A feeling of pity for Mu Waterfall

Vietnam to serve 13 million foreign tourists in 2017

Vietnam’s tourism sector is likely to fulfill the target set by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of welcoming 13 million international visitors in 2017.

Thac Bo – attractive spiritual tourism site of Hoa Binh

(HBO) – After years of implementation, a project to restore and upgrade the historical and cultural relic site of Thac Bo Temple has been completed, making it an attractive cultural, historical and spiritual tourism destination next to Hoa Binh Lake in the northern province of Hoa Binh.

Building Hoa Binh Lake national tourism area: Sacred Mieng Cave Temple

(HBO) – The Temple of Mieng Cave is a famous attraction of spiritual tourism in the area around Hoa Binh Lake. It is located in Quang Minh commune of Van Ho district, Son La province. Tourists can reach the temple by both waterway and road. Those who come to the temple by boat can depart from Bich Ha Port or Thung Nai Port which are 70km and 50km away respectively. The temple is a solemn place of worship and believed to be very sacred by local people.

Tourism sector focuses on quality development

Tourism development in the coming time must focus on improving quality of products to obtain sustainable development and high competitiveness.

Vietnam serves 8.47 million foreign tourists in first eight months

Vietnam welcomed more than 8.47 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of the year, up 29.7% against the same period of last year, and served 52.8 million domestic tourists, earning a total of VND335.8 trillion (US$14.7 billion) in revenue.

Beach tops National Day travel picks

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.

Plans to develop Ban Gioc waterfall tourism announced

The People’s Committee of Cao Bang province and the Ministry of Construction on August 17 announced master and detailed plans for developing Ban Gioc waterfall tourist site.

Solutions proposed to build tourism trademark for Hanoi

A number of solutions have been proposed to build a tourism trademark for Hanoi, at a conference held on August 9 by the Hanoi municipal Party’s Committee to review the one-year implementation of a resolution on developing the capital city’s tourism brand in the 2016-2020 period.

Aspiration to “wake up” tourism potential of Hoa Binh

(HBO) – In late July, the Hoa Binh Tourism Investment joint Stock Company organised a two-day tour of new tourism products in Hoa Binh Lake for representatives of travel firms in Hanoi. From Thung Nai port, visitors toured Hoa Binh Lake by boat to admire the beauty of the "Ha Long Bay on land” and then got off in Ngoi village of Ngoi Hoa commune (Tan Lac district) – an ancient village of the Muong ethnic group on the bank of the lake. Without roads, it is completely isolated and so still keeps its pristine beauty and traditional customs of local residents.

Phu Quoc, Mui Ne among Asia’s most idyllic beaches

Phu Quoc and Mui Ne beaches of Vietnam have been listed among 20 most idyllic beaches in Asia by CNN travel.

Tourism administration sets to promote Vietnam’s charm to key markets

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will host a range of tourism promotion programmes that will advertise Vietnam’s charm to key tourism markets during the remaining months of this year.

National tourist area Hoa Binh lake to be developed

(HBO) – The Prime Minister on August 1 issued Decision No.1528/QD-TTg approving the master plan on developing the national Hoa Binh lake tourist area in the northern province of Hoa Binh until 2030.

Take a look at the future of Ha Long Bay''''s cruise ships

Tour operators have been given three designs to choose from to replace their old wooden junks with metal cruisers.

Exploring unspoiled landscapes in Tu Do commune

(HBO) – Bumpy roads to Tu Do, a mountainous commune of Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province, cannot hold back footsteps of adventurers who want to explore the beauty of the land and enjoy the pristine nature here.

Homestay: a community-based tourism business

The path leading to Phia Thap village, home to 50 families from the Nung ethnic minority in Cao Bang province, is surrounded by green rice paddy fields.

Awakening pristine beauty of Ngoi village

(HBO) – Ngoi village in Ngoi Hoa commune, Tan Lac district, is one of the most beautiful and pristine villages on the bank of Hoa Binh Lake in Hoa Binh province. However, the village is only accessible by boat due to its remote location and unfavourable roads.

Developing signature tourist products

(HBO) – The northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is rich in culture of various ethnic minority groups, with the famous pre-history culture called "Hoa Binh culture”. It also boasts diverse natural resources, with many beautiful caves and Hoa Binh lake tourism area dubbed as "Ha Long Bay on land.” Such tourist potential has created an advantage for Hoa Binh to develop signature tourist products, becoming an attractive destination for local and foreign holiday-makers

Hoa Binh Lake Tourism Area features beauties of mountains and water

(HBO) –Owning beautiful landscape with green mountains and forests as well as diverse cultural colours, the Hoa Binh Lake Tourism Area has become a popular tourist destination, attracting a large number of both Vietnamese and foreign tourists.

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Vietnam hosts over 1 million foreign visitors in July

Vietnam has welcome over1.036 million foreign visitors in July, an annual increase of 21.1%, according to the General Statistics Office.

Hoa Binh: Steering Committee for Tourism embarks on tasks for H2

HBO – The Steering Committee for Tourism of Hoa Binh province held a conference in Kim Boi district on July 24 to deploy tourism development tasks in the last six months of 2017. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong, who is also head of the steering committee, chaired the conference.

Exploring culture, nature of Ke hamlet

(HBO) – Ke hamlet in Hien Luong commune, Da Bac district, the northern mountainous province of HoaBinh, is an ideal destination in Hoa Binh lake area for visitors who wish to explore nature and culture.