• Central Highlands: the spotlight of Vietnam tourism in 2014

    Central Highlands: the spotlight of Vietnam tourism in 2014

    21/06/2013 08:41

    Mr Nguyen Van Huong, director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Lam Dong province, said: the National Tourism Year event will be organized in Lam Dong province and several other provinces in the region next year, starting from December 27 this year. The main theme of the...

  • Vietnam’s four cities are the most popular destinations in Asia

    Vietnam’s four cities are the most popular destinations in Asia

    21/06/2013 08:29

    A relic in Hanoi. Trip Advisor is a tourism website headquartered in Massachusetts, U.S.A. This website is one of the most famous and has the largest audience among sites on travel at present. The four cities of Vietnam in the list are Hanoi, Ha Long, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City....

  • Preservation of Duong Lam Village urged

    Preservation of Duong Lam Village urged

    18/06/2013 04:08

    The participants decided on Thursday at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism that the hamlets of Mong Phu, Dong Sang, Cam Lam, Doai Giap and Cam Thinh should be preserved. Temples and pagodas in Mong Phu will be the first to receive restoration work to preserve the old environment....

  • Rice farm tour patrons get down and dirty

    Rice farm tour patrons get down and dirty

    15/06/2013 04:13

    Swinging time: Tourists water rice paddy with bamboo buckets. — Photos courtesy Hoi An Eco Tour Tran Van Khoa set up the 720sq.m rice farm in Cam Thanh Village, located in the suburbs of Hoi An, for tourists to experience a day in the life of a farmer. Visitors don the traditional...

  • 'Dragon's Jaws' to be tourist drawcard

    'Dragon's Jaws' to be tourist drawcard

    10/06/2013 09:47

    Ham Rong Bridge This follows recent plans by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to preserve, restore and promote the values of the site. The Ham Rong area will be built into a centre of ecological and cultural tourism. It will include a camping site and an entertainment and sports centre...

  • Deputy PM agrees with the establishment of tourist police

    Deputy PM agrees with the establishment of tourist police

    10/06/2013 09:42

    At the conference on improving tourism environment held last week, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism made 10 urgent measures to improve Vietnam's tourism image. They include: providing information on health, security via the Internet and travel publications; making public the...

  • Tourism promotion: no money, no proper solution

    Tourism promotion: no money, no proper solution

    10/06/2013 09:38

    Lacking money A report of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism VNAT showed that in 2000-2012, the state’s budget spent VND410 billion in total on the tourism promotion activities. This did not include the money spent on the ad campaigns on big TV channels, the domestic...

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