Banh Hoi (Rice noodle sheet)

Banh Hoi (Rice noodle sheet)

Its name is a little bit confusing, it’s actually not a cake at all, but a dish of thin rice noodles woven into intricate bundles. (Jun 23, 2018 18:37:09)


Vietnam hosts Asia Pacific cities’ tourism promotion forum for the first time

  Jun 21, 2018 18:04:13
NDO – The eighth Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO) forum opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21, gathering over 200 delegates from 27 member cities in the region. 

Phan Thiet - Phu Quy high-speed boat service opens

  Jun 21, 2018 16:51:45
NDO - Superdong, a high-speed boat operating on the Phan Thiet - Phu Quy route, officially opened at the Phan Thiet Port, in the central province of Binh Thuan, on June 21.  

Thanh Hoa’s tourism needs reform towards sustainable development

  Jun 20, 2018 17:14:30
NDO/VNA – Bestowed with gorgeous natural landscapes and a diverse cultural space, the northern central province of Thanh Hoa has huge potential to branch out a wide range of tourism products, however, it faces calls for reform towards sustainable tourism development. 

Vietjet to offer 1 million promotional tickets from 0 VND

  Jun 19, 2018 11:45:05
NDO - The low-cost carrier Vietjet will launch a three-day promotional programme from June 20 to 22, offering passengers 1 million tickets at prices starting from just 0 VND for different flights. 

Hoi An locals busy preparing traditional cakes for Doan Ngo festival

  Jun 18, 2018 18:11:25
NDO – From the early the morning of June 18 (the fifth day of the fifth Lunar month), Le Thi Ty's family (Cam Chau ward, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) has busy preparing the last batch of u tro cakes for the Doan Ngo Festival, the second most significant festival in Vietnam, behind the Lunar New Year holiday, which falls on June 18 this year.  

The taste of Hanoi’s autumn

  Jun 17, 2018 10:31:57
Hanoi’s autumn is also the season for ‘com’ or young sticky rice flakes. ‘Com’ can be eaten directly or mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including ‘cha com’ (com paste).  

HCM City to host Asian-Pacific cities’ tourism promotion forum

  Jun 16, 2018 08:29:27
NDO/VNA – The 8th Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asian-Pacific Cities (TPO) Forum will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21-22, said the municipal Department of Tourism on June 15.  

Regional linking to develop Central Highland tourism

  Jun 14, 2018 10:07:53
NDO - If the “Central Region Heritage Road” brings visitors to a coastal feelings party, the “Central Highlands Green Road” promises to offer unique experiences of highland cultures. Regional linking is expected to increase the strength, durability and attraction of Central Highlands tourism. The regional linking will contribute to building the tourism brand of the whole region, while solving the real situation of single tourism development with its monotonous travel products. However, in order for the linking to succeed, it is necessary to have a scientific and detailed planning with appropriate policy institutions and the active participation of both state management agencies and enterprises. 

World Cup 2018 fuels tourism demand from Vietnam

  Jun 13, 2018 12:57:50
NDO – The FIFA World Cup 2018 is about to kick off in the next few days, attracting great attention from football fans around the world, including those in Vietnam. Many Vietnamese fans are urgently booking tours to Russia to support the World Cup. 

Nearly 100 paragliders to fly at Da Nang competition

  Jun 11, 2018 17:41:51
NDO – Nearly 100 fliers from clubs nationwide and overseas will compete in a paragliding race, entitled ‘Fly over Tien Sa’, which will take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 22-24. 

Horse race on the ‘White Plateau’ of Bac Ha

  Jun 10, 2018 15:16:43
NDO – Seventy-five jockeys from ethnic groups living on the ‘White Plateau’ of Bac Ha, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, gathered at the annual horse race festival on June 9.  

Bowls of ‘chao trai’ delight Hanoi

  Jun 10, 2018 15:09:13
Nearly every Hanoian knows about 'chao trai', or mother-of-pearl rice porridge, which has been appreciated for its rich and aromatic flavour for decades.  

Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2018 opens

  Jun 09, 2018 17:42:16
NDO - The Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2018 officially opened at the Tam Coc - Bich Dong Tourism Area and Trang An Ecotourism Area, in the northern province of Ninh Binh on June 9.  

Promoting sustainable tourism development in central provinces

  Jun 09, 2018 11:50:58
NDO - The first international scientific workshop on sustainable tourism development in central provinces of Vietnam and ASEAN was organised on June 8-9 by the Institute of Social Science of the Central Region (ISSCR) under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.