• Northern highlands highlight local traditions

    Northern highlands highlight local traditions

    27/04/2013 03:19

    Local colour: A market selling craft and goods made by ethnic people in the northern province of Lao Cai. Eight northern highlands provinces (including Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Phu Tho, Son La, Yen Bai and Ha Giang) are implementing various programmes to boost tourism in...

  • Ceremony honouring Hoang Sa sailors gets heritage title

    Ceremony honouring Hoang Sa sailors gets heritage title

    25/04/2013 08:47

    The Ministry of Culture,Sportsand Tourism has recognised the traditional ceremony commemorating the sailors of the Hoang Sa (Paracel)Flotillaas part of the national intangible cultural heritage, the Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) reported on April 24. Thenewspapercited Nguyen...

  • Hue hopes to revive tourism

    Hue hopes to revive tourism

    25/04/2013 08:19

    Tourists visit the Imperial Citadel in Hue city . For three separate weeks this year, travellers to the city will be invited to enjoy the city's monuments and experience its unique culture – which extends from music and art to fashion and cooking . The initiative has...

  • Australian tourist has to pay VND1.3 million for 5km on cyclo

    Australian tourist has to pay VND1.3 million for 5km on cyclo

    25/04/2013 08:13

    The cyclo driver who claimed VND1.3 million for 5km of road. At noon on April 23, Mrs. Ilona Schultz, an Australian and her two children paid a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. At around 11 am, a cyclo driver invited her to use his service and Mrs. Schultz agreed. She asked the...

  • Vietnam, Lao localities cooperate to preserve cultural heritages

    Vietnam, Lao localities cooperate to preserve cultural heritages

    23/04/2013 07:49

    Under the contract, the two sides will swap experience and cooperate in cultural heritage management, join hands to organise cooperationprogrammesand support each other in issues of mutual concern such as heritage conservation, services to promote the cultural values. They will cooperate...

  • Cities plan promotions to attract visitors

    Cities plan promotions to attract visitors

    23/04/2013 07:25

    Under the agreement signed under the auspices of the Viet Nam International Tourism Market (VITM) 2013 fair, the two associations agreed to launch domestic tourism promotion programmes with discounted airfares offered by Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air on flights between the two cities....

  • Travel firms failed to attract travelers for long holidays

    Travel firms failed to attract travelers for long holidays

    22/04/2013 06:31

    Travel firms thirsty for travelers One month ago, Saigontourist released the list of 100 tours, both domestic and outbound, providing a wide range of choices for the April holiday. Especially, on the HCM City Tourism Day, the travel firm introduced to the visitors more than 200 tourist...

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