Promoting high quality tourism services exports

Promoting high quality tourism services exports

NDO - According to the General Statistics Office, the export revenue from Vietnam’s tourism services was estimated at US$5.2 billion for the first six months of 2018, up 18.9% over the same period last year.  (2 hours ago)


Snail noodle soup: A dish brings the breath of Hanoi

  Jul 16, 2018 08:55:35
Like the French, the Vietnamese eat snails too, but not the same kind of snails. They eat oc (Vietnamese freshwater snails), which are smaller and chewier than their land-based cousins. 'Bun oc' (snail noodle soup) is a dish that brings the breath of Hanoi. 

Vietnam has most affordable beaches: TravelBird

  Jul 15, 2018 18:51:00
NDO/VNA - Vietnam has most affordable beaches in the world, according to TravelBird, a Netherland-based travel company. 

National paragliding contest opens in Quang Ninh

  Jul 15, 2018 15:04:56
NDO - A paragliding contest kicked off in Son Duong commune, in the mountainous district of Hoanh Bo in the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 14, as part of the National Tourism Year Ha Long - Quang Ninh 2018. 

Vietjet transfers operations to Terminal T1 of Yangon International Airport

  Jul 14, 2018 17:44:42
NDO – Vietnam’s budget carrier Vietjet has transferred its flight operations from Terminal T2 to Terminal T1 at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, starting from July 12, 2018.  

Vietjet opens new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Japan’s Osaka

  Jul 13, 2018 18:11:28
NDO – In celebration of the most amazing promotional programme of the year “Free up your summer with Vietjet”, the budget carrier Vietjet continues to open the Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka (Japan) route. In addition to the Hanoi – Osaka route, Vietjet’s second route to Japan will better meet the travel and trading demands of tourists and local people. 

Quang Binh approves trial tour to explore Vom and Gieng Vooc Caves

  Jul 11, 2018 19:38:01
NDO – Quang Binh provincial authorities have approved the operation of a trial ecological tour to explore Vom and Gieng Vooc caves from July 15, 2018 to January 15, 2019, according to an announcement by the local People’s Committee on July 11. 

Van Don International Airport serves first flight

  Jul 11, 2018 16:17:46
NDO – The first calibration flight landed safely at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh, the first privately funded airport in Vietnam, at 10am on July 11, marking a new milestone in the process of preparing the airport for formal operations. 

Over 93% of foreigners satisfied when touring Vietnam

  Jul 11, 2018 10:48:58
NDO/VNA - Over 93% of interviewed foreign tourists said they are satisfied with their trips to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Annual Tourism Report 2017 by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). 

Winners of Vietnam Tourism Awards 2018 honoured

  Jul 10, 2018 11:24:16
NDO – Winners of the Vietnam Tourism Awards 2018 were honoured at a ceremony held in Hanoi on July 9 by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and Vietnam Tourism Association.  

Pu Luong – A majestic place for summer getaway in northern Vietnam

  Jul 10, 2018 09:33:00
NDO – This summer, if backpackers have satisfied themselves with the most popular places in northern Vietnam, such as Tam Dao National Park and foggy Sapa town, they can opt for Pu Luong Nature Reserve, a true off-the-beaten-track getaway in western Thanh Hoa province.  

Administration launches new website to promote Vietnamese tourism

  Jul 07, 2018 11:42:43
NDO – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) recently launched a new website to promote Vietnamese tourism, at, with the aim of making it more attractive and user-friendly for international visitors. 

Cai Rang floating market cultural festival to kick off

  Jul 06, 2018 17:44:10
NDO – The third Cai Rang Floating Market Culture and Tourism Festival will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from July 7 to 9. 

Trang Tien ice cream, a Hanoian specialty

  Jul 06, 2018 16:35:08
NDO/VNA - Arriving in Hanoi in the hot summer, a lot of Hanoians will recommend you go straight to Trang Tien street to get an ice cream. The popular ice cream has become a specialty the city after more than 60 years of sales. 

Phu Yen Tourism Day opens

  Jul 06, 2018 10:27:21
NDO/VNA – The Phu Yen tourism day kicked off on July 5 with a series of programmes promoting local tourism potential.