Son Tra Peninsula to become national tourism area

Son Tra Peninsula to become national tourism area

NDO—The Son Tra Peninsula in the central coastal city of Da Nang has received the approval of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to become a national tourism area before 2025. (Feb 21, 2017)


Thua Thien–Hue welcomes 100,000 tourists during Tet

  Feb 02, 2017
NDO/VNA—More than 70,000 tourists, including 31,500 foreigners, visited relic sites in the Hue Imperial City during the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, which lasted from January 26 to February 1.  

Binh Duong opens spring flower street

  Jan 27, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Spring Flower Street opened on January 26 in Thu Dau Mot City, the central province of Binh Duong, under the theme ‘Binh Duong – 20 years of development’. 

Visiting Yen Tu – A sacred land of Buddhist pilgrims

  Jan 30, 2017
NDO – Located about 45 kilometres from Ha Long City, Yen Tu Mountain welcomes a large number of Buddhist pilgrims across the country during Tet (the Lunar New Year Festival), who come there to worship Buddha while looking back over the past year and praying for a New Year full of peace and happiness.  

Ho Chi Minh City named among 10 most vegan-friendly cities in Asia

  Jan 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—Animal protection group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has listed HCM City among the top 10 havens for vegans and vegetarians in Asia. 

‘Two Countries – Four Destinations’ tour launched

  Jan 05, 2017
NDO – The ‘Two Countries – Four Destination’ tour, connecting Ha Long and Mong Cai in Vietnam with Dongxing and Guilin in China, was launched at a ceremony held in Quang Ninh province on January 5. 

Hue imperial relic site lures thousands of visitors on holiday

  Jan 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Nearly 25,000 tourists, including 17,657 foreigners, visited the Hue imperial relic site in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue during the three-day national holiday from December 31 to January 2.  

Sa Pa crowded with tourists in New Year’s first days

  Jan 02, 2017
NDO/ VNA - Sa Pa town in the northern province of Lao Cai welcomed about 35,000 visitors in the three-day calendar New Year holiday, a slight rise over the same time in 2016.  

Hanoi tourism earns VND62 trillion in 2016

  Dec 29, 2016
NDO – Hanoi city has earned over VND62 trillion from tourism this year, up 13% year on year, attracting more than 21.8 million visitors, with over 4 million international visitor arrivals, according to Hanoi Department of Tourism. 

Da Nang, Hoi An to host various events welcoming in New Year

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO – A wide variety of unique cultural and tourism activities are scheduled to take place in the central cities of Da Nang and Hoi An of Quang Nam province to welcome in the New Year 2017 over the coming days.  

Ha Long Bay among top UNESCO heritage sites

  Dec 14, 2016
NDO—The UK-based travel website Rough Guides has listed Ha Long Bay among the top ten UNESCO heritage sites in Asia. 

Da Lat and Sa Pa named among best new destinations in Asia

  Dec 13, 2016
NDO – Two Vietnamese towns, Da Lat in Lam Dong province and Sa Pa in Lao cai province, have entered the new list of the top 10 rising destinations in Asia in 2017 by popular travel booking site Trip Advisor.  

Preserving and promoting values of Trang An landscape complex

  Dec 11, 2016
NDO - The Trang An landscape complex was officially recognised as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2014 and the first mixed natural and cultural heritage in Vietnam and Southeast Asia area. The title has helped to improve the image and tourism brand name of Ninh Binh province in particular and Vietnam in general, contributing to the development of the province into a large tourism centre of the Red River Delta and the country.  

Hai Nam Assembly Hall in Hoi An opens to tourists

  Nov 23, 2016
NDO—Hai Nam Assembly Hall has become a new sightseeing spot in the ancient town of Hoi An since it formally opened to the public on November 23. 

Developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region

  Nov 23, 2016
NDO - The Prime Minister has approved the overall planning and a master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region until 2020 with a vision extending to 2030.