National treasures recognised
National treasures recognised   (Oct 05, 2012)
Vietnam has recognised a number of valuable items as national treasures after the Prime Minister approved a list of 30 individual and groups of objects representing historic regions and eras in the nation's past.
South-Central region photography festival opens
The 17th South-Central Coast and Highlands Photography Festival, on the theme "South-Central Coast and Highlands - the Land and the People" opened in Kon Tum province on October 4.
Binh Thuan tourism to finish the tasks early
After three-quarters of the year 2012, Binh Thuan tourism is appearing as a promising sector despite of difficulties of domestic and international economic situations. Statistics released by functional agencies have…
Visiting Hue in the rain   (Oct 04, 2012)
Visiting Hue in the rain
The rain often makes you nostalgic with either the blues or happy memories. Rain makes the scenery more romantic and green, especially in sites of ancient works and historical plots like Hue City. Local authorities in Thua Thien-Hue Province have offered many tourism products during the rainy season this month.
Vietravel listed among top 16 leading Asian travel agencies
Vietnam's only representative, Vietravel, will officially receive the Best Travel Agency-Vietnam award and be recognized as one of the top 16 leading Asian travel agencies in Bangkok on October 4. 
China-based foreign diplomatic personnel visit Da Nang
From 1 - 2 October a 16-member delegation consisting of diplomatic personnel and their spouses from foreign embassies in China paid a visit to Da Nang.  This was part of a tour programme called "Exploring Viet Nam's Images and Tourism Potential".
Promoting Binh Phuoc tourism   (Oct 03, 2012)
Promoting Binh Phuoc tourism
Binh Phuoc province has all the favourable conditions to build and develop industry, commerce, tourism and services. Tourism and service industry in Binh Phuoc province is considered a key economic sector.
Danang Tourism: Major Socio-economic Growth Driver
Tourism is considered a spearhead economic sector of Danang city. The city is becoming more attractive to tourists, especially international ones. In the coming time, the city continues to improve the quality and diversification of products and services and plans to increase the proportion of the tourism contribution to the city's GDP in 2015 to 7 percent.
Travel firms join hands to sell tours in flooding season
Saigontourist Travel Service Company and Dong Thap Tourist Company have agreed to jointly promote the tour program "Dong Thap - Flooding Season" to local and international tourists.
MoCST agrees the opening of Korea Tourism Organisation's representative office in Viet Nam
(TITC) - On October 2nd, at the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism's headquarter, Deputy General Director Nguyen Manh Cuong gave the Decision of Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to Mr. Park Iearak, Head of KTO's representative office in Viet Nam.
Historical complex becomes special national heritage
Con Son-Kiep Bac historical complex in the northern province of Hai Duong has been recognised as a Special National Heritage and a ceremony to welcome the title was held at the site on Oct.1.
Vietnamese Women's Museum - The most attractive tourist destination in Ha Noi in 2012
On September 24th 2012, Vietnamese Wome's Museum proudly receives the certificate of Excellence granted by TripAdvisor®, which honored top-rated tourist destination in Ha Noi for the year of 2012.
Life in Vong Vieng   (Oct 02, 2012)
Life in Vong Vieng
Vong Vieng fishing village is located in the northeast of Ha Long Bay and is home to more than 62 households. Vong Vieng has dramatically changed compared to previous years due to support policies and local government aid. People's living conditions have improved through tourism and Vong Vieng promises to become one of the bay's most popular tourist destinations.
Nam Dinh Museum displays private antiquities
A range of exciting periods in Vietnamese history are reflected in a new exhibition of antiquities at Nam Dinh Museum, under the theme of Quintessence of Antiquities in the Red River Delta.
Efforts to preserve
"Then" singing in Tuyen Quang and other northern Vietnamese provinces is making necessary preparations to seek United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognition as an intangible world cultural heritage in urgent need of protection.
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