Hoi An among 15 world’s best cities

Hoi An among 15 world’s best cities

NDO/VNA – The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was named among the 15 best cities of the world in a recent readers’ vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.  (Jul 18, 2017)

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Quang Nam province launches new destinations

  Jun 27, 2017
NDO/VNA – The central province of Quang Nam’s Culture, Sports and Tourism department has introduced eight new tourist sites this year. 

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park admission prices discounted

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – Tourists will receive a 20% discount off the Phong Nha cave fee and 30% off the Tien Son cave fee from June 15 to 20, to mark the occasion of Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017. 

Community tourism in Sapa

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO – With its beautiful natural landscape and unique cultural identity of ethnic minorities, Sa Pa town, in Lao Cai province, is focusing on developing community-based tourism (homestay), in an attempt to reduce overcrowding in urban areas and remove poverty, as well as developing sustainable tourism in association with the protection of it’s cultural identity and local ecological environment. 

Thanh Chiem Palace honoured as national site

  Jun 13, 2017
NDO – The Quang Nam provincial authorities held a ceremony on June 12, to receive a certificate honouring Thanh Chiem Palace as a national relic site. 

Ho Chi Minh City: Bui Vien walking street to open in July

  Jun 09, 2017
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City’s famous backpacker enclave around Bui Vien Street in District 1 will be reserved exclusively for pedestrians from 7 pm until 2 am on Saturdays and Sundays as from July 15. 

Hoi An listed among world’s most beautiful, cheap beach cities

  Jun 05, 2017
NDO – The US’s travel website Thrillist has officially listed Vietnam’s Hoi An city among the top twelve of the most beautiful, cheap beach cities in the world. 

Hai Van Gate honoured as national relic site

  May 25, 2017
NDO/ VNA – A certificate recognising Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) as a national relic site was granted to authorities of central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city during a ceremony on May 24. 

Hung Kings temple historical site project announced

  May 24, 2017
NDO – The Phu Tho provincial People’s Committee on May 23 announced the Prime Minister-approved planning project to preserve and promote the value of the Hung Kings temple relic site by 2025. 

Motorbike tours through Quang Binh for Lao, Thai visitors on trial

  May 06, 2017
NDO – Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee, on May 5, issued a document agreeing on the trial of motorbike tours through the province for Lao and Thai visitors, starting from Cha Lo International Border Gate in Minh Hoa district.  

Phan Thiet launches balloon rides

  May 06, 2017
NDO – Hot-air balloon rides have been launched in Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province, for tourists to admire the stunning view of the coastal port city from above.  

Hanoi Opera House to open tours

  Apr 27, 2017
NDO – Hanoi Opera House is scheduled to open tours from June 2017 to meet domestic and international tourists’ demand of visiting and learning about history, architecture and art. 

Life of Nung people in Phuc Sen valley

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO – Phuc Sen commune in Quang Uyen district, Cao Bang province has become known as the homeland of the Nung An ethnic group with signature stone fences in front of their houses. In the third lunar month, Phuc Sen is bustling with daily festivals which attract many visitors to the locality. 

Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO/ VNA - UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Vietnam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.  

Keo pagoda in Nam Dinh recognised as national relic site

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO – Xuan Truong district People’s Committee in Nam Dinh province held a ceremony to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate of merit recognising Keo pagoda in Hanh Thien village, Xuan Hong commune as a special national relic site.