First ever Hanoi Carnival features diverse cultures
The first ever Hanoi Carnival 2012 is underway in Indochina Plaza in Cau Giay district, offering inspiring things for young Hanoians, who is thirsty for knowledge of cultures around the world, or foreigners, who want to know more about Vietnam, to explore.
Remains of ancient Cham tower found in Da Nang
The remains of an ancient Cham tower have been discovered in Phong Le Village in Cam Le District in the central city of Da Nang, an area not yet known…
Pac Bo Historical Site Named National Relic
  A solemn ceremony for the naming of Pac Bo historical site as a National Historical Relic will be held in Cao Bang province.
Ho Chi Minh City announces “100 Interesting Facts”
The Ho Chi Minh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association announced the results of the second Ho Chi Minh City.
Trang An Tourism Complex waits for World Heritage title
Comprising of an ecological site, an ancient capital city and a scenic limestone reserve, the Trang An Tourism Complex is now in the tentative list to be considered for Viet Nam's world heritage site.
Cat Tien relic attracts thousands of tourists
Although it hasn't yet been exploited for tourism, Cat Tien archeological relic in Cat Tien District of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has still managed to lure thousands of tourists on a monthly basis, reports TTXVN.
Co Tu ethnic architecture in spotlight
An international seminar on preserving the traditional architecture of the Co Tu ethnic group took place on August 20 in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Last king's palace open to tourists
The Center for Preservation of Hue Relics has opened Khai Tuong Lau (An Dinh palace), where Vietnam's last king Bao Dai and his family lived from 1945 to 1955, to tourists.
H'mong children photo nets second prize at National Geographic contest
"My balloon" by photographer Vo Anh Kiet has won second prize at the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012, reports VnExpress.
Quang Binh tourism sector taps potential to develop
Nature has bestowed a diversity of natural landscapes on Quang Binh with plains, mountains, lakes and islands. The province is located at the intersection of the north-south railway, Highway 1A, and the Ho Chi Minh Highway as well as roads connected to Laos. Quang Binh has many advantages and the potential for diversified and sustainable tourism development.
Quang Ninh seeks UNESCO status for King-Monk
Quang Ninh province will submit a profile of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong to UNESCO for recognition as a Great Man of Culture.
Nha Trang offers ideal destination for Russian tourists
Together with Da Nang and Phan Thiet, Nha Trang is considered an attractive destination that foreign tourists cannot ignore, especially for visitors from Russia.
Good signs from maritime tourism
In the first seven months of this year, as many as 3.83 millions of foreign visitors traveled to Vietnam. Of these, the number of tourists traveling via sea routes increased almost 55 percent compared with the corresponding period of last year. This impressive data offers bright prospects for Vietnam's maritime tourism.
Exhibition spotlights Vietnam-Laos relations
Traditional friendship, fighting solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos are reflected through 300 photos, documents and artefacts on display at an exhibition opened in Hanoi on August 15.
Luxury Travel Ltd. has won one of the most prestigious travel awards in Vietnam
Vietnam's first luxury tour operator ( has been recognized for excellent performance and included in the Year's Best of the Guide Awards 2012.