• Hoi An to host the 3rd Viet Nam International Choir Competition

    Hoi An to host the 3rd Viet Nam International Choir Competition

    15/05/2013 04:11

    The event will be organized jointly by the Quang Nam provincial People's Committee and Interkultur Foundation of Germany. The Competition  is part of the 5th Quang Nam Heritage Journeys Festival, which will be organised in Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary, Tam Ky City and Cham Island from June...

  • Nha Trang to host tourism festival

    Nha Trang to host tourism festival

    15/05/2013 03:31

    The International Sea Tourism Fair will take place from June 7-10 in Nha Trang City in the central province of Khanh Hoa. "Sea, Island and Tourism Development" expects to attract hundreds of local and international tourism agencies and travel businesses. The fair aims to promote sea...

  • Festival honoring values of heritages

    Festival honoring values of heritages

    08/05/2013 08:11

    My Son relic On the morning of May 7, Quang Nam provincial authorities announced the operations that will be held during the Quang Nam Heritage Festival this year, including a street carnival with the participation of 11 international choral groups and some 200 artists from Southeast Asia,...

  • Son Dong, the world's largest cave

    Son Dong, the world's largest cave

    08/05/2013 03:25

    Son Doong cave, discovered by a local 18 years ago, is more than 200 meters wide, 150 meters high, and at least 6.5 kilometers long, though the explorers said they were unable to explore it fully. Bristish explorers have recently discovered that So Dong is much larger than the world’s...

  • Few opportunities for cruise passengers to spend money

    Few opportunities for cruise passengers to spend money

    08/05/2013 03:06

    Phan Xuan Anh, President of Viet Excursions, said most cruise tourists liked buying local products. He said there are three types of cruise travellers. Those who take short-term tours on small-sized cruise ships like to buy small-sized, durable, easily packaged souvenirs at reasonable...

  • Giant tourism projects in Central Region to be revoked

    Giant tourism projects in Central Region to be revoked

    07/05/2013 08:53

    "The situation is very difficult," said Mr. Vo Tan Thai, Director of the Department of Planning and Investment of Khanh Hoa province -- about the implementation of tourism projects and resorts in the province. According to Thai, the progress of 32 tourism projects in North Cam Ranh...

  • Tourism bodies want to keep visa waiver

    Tourism bodies want to keep visa waiver

    07/05/2013 08:48

    It held a seminar on "The necessity to continue visa waver for visitors from major markets" in HCM City two weeks ago. Participants at the seminar agreed that the visa exemption for single-entry visits of up to 15 days for Danish, Finnish, Japanese, Norwegian, Russian, South Korean, and...

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