Master plan aims to turn Mau Son into national tourism site by 2030

Master plan aims to turn Mau Son into national tourism site by 2030

NDO – Mau Son in the northern province of Lang Son is set to become a national tourist site welcoming over 1 million visitors, including 50,000 foreigners, by 2030, according to a master plan recently approved by the Prime Minister. (Feb 22, 2017)

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  Feb 16, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The fifth cherry blossom festival is slated for March 11 – 15 in Ha Long City in the northern province of Quang Ninh, according to the municipal People’s Committee. 

Hue Imperial Citadel to open at night in April

  Feb 15, 2017
NDO—The Hue Imperial Citadel will commence with a trial programme opening-up parts of itancient complex to visitors at night from April 22.  

Hai Phong to enhance tourism development

  Feb 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – The northern coastal city of Hai Phong aims to develop tourism into a spearhead economic sector, towards becoming a tourism centre of Vietnam by 2030.  

Hanoi’s Presidential Palace among world’s best palaces

  Feb 14, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Presidential Palace in Hanoi was named one of the thirteen most beautiful palaces in the world by US magazine Architecture Digest. 

Start-up programmes launched to facilitate tourism development in Mekong Region

  Feb 14, 2017
NDO – The Mekong Innovative Start-up Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new campaigns aimed at facilitating the establishment of innovative tourism businesses in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. 

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival opens in Hai Duong

  Feb 12, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 kicked off in the northern province of Hai Duong on February 12 or the 16th day of the first lunar month.  

‘Nguyen Tieu’ festival celebrated in Laos

  Feb 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese community in Laos gathered in Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane on February 11 to celebrate the traditional Nguyen tieu (first full moon) festival, organised on the 15th day of the first lunar month.  

Tuyen Quang ethnic groups observe Long Tong festival

  Feb 12, 2017
NDO - Tens of thousands of locals in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang as well as tourists flocked to Lam Binh district on February 11 to join the Long Tong (going to the field) festival, a unique and typical agricultural festival of the Tay ethnic minority group in the locality.  

2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

  Feb 12, 2017
NDO - The 2017 National Tourism Year, themed ‘Northwestern Colours’ officially opened in the northwestern province of Lao Cai on February 11.  

Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas

  Feb 11, 2017
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Hoi An to celebrate lunar New Year’s full moon day

  Feb 11, 2017
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Seal-opening ceremony opens at Tran Temple in Nam Dinh

  Feb 11, 2017
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Tan Vien Son Thanh festival opens in Ba Vi

  Feb 10, 2017
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Thai Binh: Festival commemorates Kings of Tran dynasty

  Feb 10, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Tran Temple festival opened on the evening of February 9 in Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province to commemorate the Kings of the Tran dynasty (1225-1400), the most brilliant reigning monarch in Vietnamese history.