Tourism booms during Lunar New Year holiday

Tourism booms during Lunar New Year holiday

NDO/VNA – Tourism in central and southern regions have reaped the benefits of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday (February 14-20), reporting an impressive surge in the number of visitors. (Feb 21, 2018)


‘Thac lac’ fish, a specialty and pride of Hau Giang

  Feb 18, 2018
NDO/VNA - Cha ca thac lac (fried thac lac fish), one of specialties of Hau Giang, is a dish every visitor should try when visiting the province.  

Cave system in Quang Binh: The charm of heaven under earth

  Feb 18, 2018
NDO – Attracting more than 3.3 million visitors in 2017, including 100,000 foreigners – a 120% increase over the previous year, Quang Binh province has risen to become the second most attractive tourist experience in Vietnam, according a recent survey by renowned travel publication Lonely Planet. 

Finding the Middle of the World

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO – There are two famous 0° landmarks in the world: the first is the prime meridian passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, in the UK; and the other is Mitad del Mundo (Spanish for "Middle of the World") - situated at the latitudinal measure of 0.0.0 in Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador. 

Exploring Dap Noi festival of Tay and Nung people in Cao Bang province

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO – For people in the northern province of Cao Bang, festivals are celebrated every month of the year. Each month is dedicated to observing a specific festival, which is unique and different from the others. The end of the first lunar month is the time for the Tay and Nung people in the province to hold their Dap Noi festival.  

Localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year

  Feb 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai welcomed the first group of foreign tourists on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.  

Da Nang 2018 fireworks festival takes place throughout summer

  Feb 15, 2018
NDO – The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) will return this summer with spectacular fireworks performances and a series of correlated events in the central city from April 30 to June 30.  

Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2018 opens in HCM City

  Feb 14, 2018
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City authorities opened its Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018 Flower Street on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street on the evening of February 13.  

Non Rice – A traditional food of the Muong ethnic group

  Feb 11, 2018
Non Rice is a dish made by the Muong ethnic group in My Luong. When the rice grains have just ripened, they cut the large ones and boil them before drying and grinding. 

Ho Chi Minh City seeks extension to visa waivers to boost tourism

  Feb 11, 2018
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City wants the central government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets in order to increase Vietnam’s attractiveness for foreign visitors. 

Trang An Landscape Complex opens additional waterway

  Feb 10, 2018
NDO - Xuan Truong construction company has launched an additional waterway for tourists, the third route of its kind at the Trang An eco-tourism site within the Trang An Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh province on February 10.  

Two destinations in Vietnam rated among the best places in Southeast Asia

  Feb 08, 2018
NDO – Two locations in Vietnam – Sapa and Hoi An towns – have been named among the top ten places to visit in Southeast Asia in 2018, as selected by the readers of the UK-based travel website Rough Guides. 

Da Nang city among world’s 10 best places

  Feb 08, 2018
NDO/VNA – Da Nang city is one of the top 10 best places in the world for foreigners to live in 2018, according to the international tourism magazine Live and Invest Overseas (LIO).  

Most Chinese travellers willing to stay at B&Bs: survey

  Feb 06, 2018
About two-thirds of travellers in China said they would choose to stay at bed and breakfasts or home-style guesthouses while travelling, according to a survey released by the China Youth Daily on February 6. 

Tulip flower festival to open in Nha Trang

  Feb 05, 2018
NDO – The largest tulip flower festival in Vietnam will take place at Vinpearl Nha Trang from February 8 to March 2 (from the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month to the 15th day of the first lunar month).