Dien Bien Province focuses on developing community-based tourism
(TITC) - From 2004 to 2010, Dien Bien Province has invested in community-based tourism development in eight cultural villages of Dien Bien District and Dien Bien Phu City.
Simultaneous investment to boost craft village tourism
Over the past years, traditional craft villages in the southern provinces of Tien Giang, Dong Thap, An Giang, Tay Ninh and Ba Ria-Vung Tau have proved popular destinations for travel…
National Day celebrations in focus
Many tourism sites in Vietnam have attracted a large numbers of holiday-goers and tourists.
People pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh
More than 47,700 people paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum on National Day (September 2) and the previous day.
Quang Nam province to boost tourism industry
The central province of Quang Nam hosted a record 2.3 million tourists in the first eight months of this year, earning VND3 trillion (US$143 million).
Viet Nam, see again!   (Aug 31, 2012)
Viet Nam, see again!
  (TITC) - After planning many times, in July 2012, Bernard Picasso's family, the grandson of famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, left for Viet Nam to visit.
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, to focus promotion activities on.
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 invest in marine tourism and ecotourism.
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.
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