“Khai Ha - Cau An” Festival to become National Intangible Cultural Heritage
The “Khai Ha – Cau An” Festival at the Tomb of Le Van Duyet, Marshal of the Nguyen Dynasty Army's Left Division, has become HCM City’s latest National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City
Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of…
Hanoi, HCM City boost tourism linkages with Central Key Economic Zone
Revenue from travel among Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the five Central Key Economic Zone city and provinces exceeded 63.07 trillion VND (over 2.69 billion USD), heard at a…
Vietjet Air reopens route to Thailand’s Phuket
Budget carrier Vietjet Air on June 3 welcomed passengers back on its journey between Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam and Phuket, a popular tourist destination of Thailand.
HCM City museums seek to digitize, widen reach
Most museums in HCM City are in the process of restoring, upgrading and rearranging their display systems after long closures imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HCM City to launch tourism activities during SEA Games
A press conference on the 18th edition of the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival was held in the city on May 5.
TST tourist company has officially launched its first helicopter tour known as “Ho Chi Minh City From Above", with tickets being put up for sale on April 21 at a price of roughly VND4 million.  
HCM City welcomes big group of US tourists
On April 8, at History Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to welcome a big group of 130 international tourists from the US to the City.
Top five historic destinations in Vietnam
Traveling to experience other cultures or visiting sites of historical and religious significance has always been a compelling motivation to hit the road.
Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated
An art programme entitled “Forever Echoing the Spirit of Tay Son” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 5 (the fifth day of the Lunar New Year), to mark the 233 rd anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory, over the Chinese Qing invaders.
HCM City: Hot air balloons festival celebrates 1st founding anniversary of Thu Duc City
A festival of hot air balloons, yachts and water sports activities celebrating the first anniversary of the founding of Thu Duc City opened at the Saigon River Tunnel in Thu Duc City on January 22-23.
Thousands of tourists in HCM City book tours for Tet
Thousands of tourists in Ho Chi Minh City have booked tours during the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, with travel businesses launching diverse tours especially for the occasion since early December.
Lunar New Year Festival kicks off in HCM City
A festival that promotes Vietnamese people’s lunar New Year – known as Tet - was launched on January 16 evening in Ho Chi Minh City to welcome the coming 2022 Tet that falls on February 1.
HCM City tourist attractions offer discounts during tourism week
A number of tourist attractions and hotels throughout Ho Chi Minh City are offering discounts of up to 60% of services during Tourism Week 2021 which is underway from December 24 to December 31.
HCM City pilots reopening of tourism with historical tours
HCM City has piloted re-opening tourism by organising tours to local historical sites with participants being people working on the frontline of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the city.