Show celebrates Central Highlands' diversity
  The preservation and development of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) cultural features must respect principles of diversity, said Luong Hong Quang, deputy head of the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies.
Vietnam sees strong growth in tourist arrivals from Russia
With a recent strong growth in international arrivals from Russia, Vietnam's tourism has picked this country as one of the three major source markets, together with South Korea and Japan,…
Arousing the potentials of marine tourism and ecotourism in Bac Binh district (Binh Thuan)
With the aim to fully exploit the tourism potential, to make tourism to be a key economic sector of Bac Binh district, the district's authorities is mobilizing all resources to…
Con Dao proving to be a magnet for visitors
Historical relic Con Dao is proving a magnet to visitors and investors. The image of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province's Con Dao island has over the past months appeared consecutively in the world-famous television channels and magazines like France's TF1 television channel, the US's New York Times and Travel and Leisure magazines and the UK's Lonely Planet magazine.
Ministry proposes 11 cultural relics for national ranking
  The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has submitted to the National Cultural Heritage Council a request for national ranking of 11 cultural relics in 12 provinces and cities of Vietnam.
Musical helps to preserve culture, traditional arts
  Foreign tourists gathered recently at the Sai Gon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City for the Hon Viet - The Soul of Vietnam, a show staged by the Mekong Artist Joint-Stock Company.
Ho Chi Minh City's tourism industry strives for its annual target
  Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)'s tourism industry has consolidated its spearhead role in recent years, with increased proportions of GDP from 10 percent in 2010 and 11 percent in 2011.
Hue's An Dinh Palace to be restored
  The Hue Relics Preservation Centre and its partners are working on a project to showcase several areas of An Dinh Palace, one of the city's most well-known historic sites.
Foreign arrivals up 9.4 percent in eight months
Vietnam has welcomed almost 4.4 million visitors in the first eight months of 2012, a year-on-year increase of 9.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
Tours to terraced field areas to be promoted
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will team up with domestic travel agencies in a joint fact-finding tour of terraced field areas in the northern mountainous provinces of Yen Bai and Lao Cai in September to consider opening more tours to the region.
Homestays hope to welcome more visitors to Sa Pa
As many as 10,000 visitors are expected to travel to the highlands of Sa Pa on the coming National Day holiday next month, said Lao Cai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism director Tran Huu Son.
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 to have Cham relics.
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.
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