Cham people in Binh Thuan celebrates Kate festival

Cham people in Binh Thuan celebrates Kate festival

NDO – The Cham people in Binh Thuan province are marking the Kate festival with traditional rituals to remember their ancestors, while praying for good weather, abundant crops and long life.  (Oct 21, 2017)

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  Oct 08, 2017
NDO/VNA - A festival highlighting the unique traditional culture of community-based tourism villages in the north-western region was held in Hoa Binh province on October 7-8.  

Cao Bang opens first Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival

  Oct 08, 2017
NDO – The first Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival and Then Singing and Dan Tinh Performance - Cao Bang 2017 officially opened in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang’s Trung Khanh district on October 7.  

Quang Binh opens new tour through Son Doong Cave in 2018

  Oct 08, 2017
NDO – From 2018, the tour discovering the largest cave in the world – Son Doong – will be officially organised by exploiting the route through the cave after the successful pilot of passing the "Great Wall of Vietnam" inside the cave.  

Coconut jam - A favorite dessert of Vietnamese people

  Oct 07, 2017
Coconut jam, which is the great combination of coconut meat, sugar and milk, is the favorite dessert of many Vietnamese people.  

Technology seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam

  Oct 07, 2017
NDO – Information technology and digitalisation have been seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam, heard delegates at a conference held in Hanoi on October 6 under the theme ‘Smart tourism – Opportunities and Challenges to Vietnam.”  

Thua Thien-Hue welcomes 1.07 million foreign tourists

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The flow of foreign tourists into the central province of Thua Thien-Hue increased by 31.29 percent to 1.07 million in the first nine months of 2017.  

Hai Duong: Con Son-Kiep Bac Autumn Festival opens

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Con Son-Kiep Bac Autumn Festival 2017 kicked off in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 5, the 16th day of the eighth lunar month.  

Vietnam Airlines increases flights to serve APEC activities

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, has announced that it will operate almost an additional 110 flights, with over 20,000 seats, from October 5 to November 13, on the Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City-Da Nang routes in order to serve the activities of the APEC Year 2017 that Vietnam is hosting. 

Bangkok Airways launches Bangkok - Phu Quoc air route

  Oct 05, 2017
NDO - Bangkok Airways announced the opening of a direct air route connecting Bangkok and Vietnam's Phu Quoc Island, on October 3.  

Ok Om Bok festival in Soc Trang provides new features

  Oct 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ok Om Bok Festival, also known as the Festival of Worshipping the Moon, will take place in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, from October 28 to November 3. 

Nghinh Ong festival kicks off

  Oct 04, 2017
NDO – The 2017 ‘Nghinh Ong’ (Whale Worship) Festival kicked off in the coastal town of Can Thanh, Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh City, on October 3. 

Programme promotes Vietnam’s tourism potential to Italians

  Oct 04, 2017
NDO - A programme on promoting Vietnam’s tourism potential was held in Rome, Italy, from October 1 to 3, by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Italy. 

Hanoi hosts 321,000 foreign visitors in September

  Oct 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – The capital city of Hanoi welcomed 321,000 foreign visitors in September, representing an increase of 5.9 percent compared to the previous month and 89.2 percent annually. 

OV students develop mobile application to explore Vietnam in a new way

  Oct 02, 2017
NDO – A group of Overseas Vietnamese students in Manchester city, the UK, have developed a mobile application named Tubudd in a hope to create a network that will connect foreign visitors with local tour guides in Vietnam, thus providing the visitors with a new and trustworthy way to explore Vietnam.