Hollywood director vows to promote Vietnam tourism

Hollywood director vows to promote Vietnam tourism

NDO/VNA – Hollywood film director Jordan Vogt-Roberts said he is honoured to be Vietnam’s tourism ambassador and will do his utmost to help Vietnamese tourism take off. (Mar 14, 2017)

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Vietnam promotes tourism at world’s largest travel fair in Germany

  Mar 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – As many as 32 Vietnamese tourism businesses are participating in the International Tourism Exchange Berlin (ITB) 2017 in Germany, which is running from March 8 – 12. 

New progammes support tourism startups in Mekong region

  Mar 09, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Mekong Innovative Start-up Tourism (MIST) on March 9 announced two incubation programmes to support innovative firms in tourism in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. 

Ho Chi Minh City tourism strives to become spearhead economic sector

  Mar 09, 2017
NDO—The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a conference on March 8 to disseminate and implement the Politburo’s resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector. 

Hanoi ranked among greatest cities for food

  Mar 08, 2017
NDO - Hanoi has been placed second on the list of the world’s 17 greatest cities for food selected by the UK’s Telegraph. 

Vietnam, India seek to strengthen tourism ties

  Mar 08, 2017
NDO – Vietnam is becoming an increasingly popular destination among Indian tourists, while India is also a popular tourist destination favoured by many Vietnamese people, said Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pavathaneni Harish.  

Japanese Embassy in Vietnam launches visa application through accredited agencies

  Mar 07, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese people can now submit their visa application for travel to Japan via 14 travel agencies across the country which have been authorised by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam since December 15, 2016.  

Central Highlands to bustle with economic and cultural events in March

  Mar 07, 2017
NDO—A series of economic and cultural events will be held in Central Highlands this March, announced the Central Highlands Steering Committee at a press conference held in Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak Lak Province on March 6. 

Vietnamese ‘Ca Kho’ simmered fish

  Mar 04, 2017
Healthy diets almost always contain fish, which is high in protein with fewer calories than other meat sources. It's also one of nature's most versatile foods. Fish can be cooked in several different ways such as baked, fried, steamed or poached but simmering fish, will reduce the strong smell and increase the flavour of the fish. 

Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival opens

  Mar 04, 2017
NDO - The 4th Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival 2017 themed ‘Ao Dai – I Love Vietnam’ officially kicked off in Nguyen Hue walking street in Ho Chi Minh City on March 3. 

Thua Thien–Hue welcomes over 175,000 tourists in first two months

  Mar 02, 2017
NDO - More than 470,000 tourists, including over 175,000 foreigners, visited relic sites in Hue Imperial City in the first two months of 2017.  

Cua Ong Temple Festival recognised as intangible national cultural heritage

  Feb 28, 2017
NDO—A ceremony was held on February 28 by the Cam Pha City People’s Committee in the northern province of Quang Ninh to receive a certificate of merit recognising Cua Ong Temple Festival as a part of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage. 

Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam exceeds one million per month

  Feb 28, 2017
NDO—The number of international tourists visiting Vietnam reached nearly 1.2 million in February, increasing 19.1% from the previous month and 42.2% year on year, according to the General Statistics Office. 

Nem Chua - A unique fresh dish of Vietnam

  Feb 26, 2017
Nem chua (Vietnamese fermented pork roll) is a unique dish of Vietnamese food culture, made from fresh pork and other special spices.  

Hoi An recognised as Vietnam’s food capital

  Feb 26, 2017
NDO – The World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) has recognised Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, as one of Vietnam’s food capitals.