Ha Long Bay among top UNESCO heritage sites

Ha Long Bay among top UNESCO heritage sites

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


Hanoi, HCM City see good growth of tourism revenue

  Nov 11, 2016
NDO – In the first ten months of 2016, the revenue of Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism industry amounted to VND80 trillion while Hanoi’s reached over VND50 trillion. 

VND90 billion to develop eco-tourism at Tram Chim National Park

  Nov 08, 2016
NDO—The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has approved a VND90 billion infrastructure construction project, which aims to sustainable develop eco-tourism in Tram Chim National Park. 

Master plan built for Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam

  Nov 03, 2016
NDO - Hanoi’s municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will develop a master plan for the preservation and promotion of the value of Van Mieu–Quoc Tu Giam (The Temple of Literature).  

Tourist route to be opened to Con Co Island

  Nov 01, 2016
NDO—Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has accepted an initiative by the People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri on opening tourist routes to its Con Co Island District. 

New terminal improves boat tours in Ha Long Bay

  Oct 25, 2016
NDO—A new terminal on Tuan Chau Island in Ha Long Bay was inaugurated on October 25 in an effort to improve the quality of boat tours around the UNESCO World Heritage site.  

Vietnam listed among world’s cheapest destinations

  Oct 24, 2016
NDO—Vietnam has been rated by leading Australia-based travel website News as among cheapest destinations for tourists in the world. 

Improving position of Bau Truc pottery brand in Vietnamese tourism

  Oct 23, 2016
NDO—Bau Truc Pottery Village in Phuoc Dan Town, Ninh Phuoc District is known as the only Cham pottery village in the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan and one of the most ancient in Southeast Asia. 

Cultural week honouring Mu Cang Chai terraced paddy fields opens

  Sep 19, 2016
NDO/VNA - A cultural-tourism week honouring the terraced paddy fields of Mu Cang Chai district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai opened with a ceremony on September 18. 

Dossier to seek recognition of Ha Long–Cat Ba as world natural heritage site

  Sep 13, 2016
NDO/VNA—A dossier will be prepared to propose the expansion of the world natural heritage site that is Ha Long Bay, which is in Vietnam’s northern province of Quang Ninh, to include Cat Ba Archipelago in nearby Hai Phong City. 

Hanoi welcomes over 207,000 visitors during National Day holiday

  Sep 06, 2016
NDO — Hanoi’s tourism sector welcomed over 207,000 visitors during the National Day holiday from September 2-6, a year-on-year rise of 22%, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism. 

Vietnam among 20 best countries to visit

  Sep 05, 2016
NDO—Vietnam has been voted one of the twenty best countries in the world to visit, according to a survey released recently by US travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler (CNT). 

360 visitors register to conquer Son Doong cave in 2017

  Aug 31, 2016
NDO – A total of 360 domestic and foreign visitors have booked trips to conquer Son Doong Cave in 2017, only 15 days after registration for the tour opened. 

Foreign Ministry’ headquarters recognised as national relic site

  Aug 27, 2016
NDO/ VNA – The building that served as the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Hanoi received a certificate recognising it as a national relic site at a ceremony on August 26.  

Stunning cave discovered in Bac Kan province

  Aug 20, 2016
NDO - A previously unknown cave called Tham Phong has been discovered by a travel agency in the northern province of Bac Kan’s Ba Be district.