Vietnam to host Mekong Tourism Forum in October
Vietnam is scheduled to host the 2022 Mekong Tourism Forum, themed “Rebuild Tourism, Rebound with Resilience”, from October 9 – 14, the first in-person meeting of the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) destinations since the pandemic began in 2019.
Exhibition spotlights Hanoi-Vientiane relationship
An exhibition highlighting the solidarity and cooperation between the capital cities of Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on August 10 as part of activities to celebrate the Vietnam…
Strengthening Vietnam - Laos cooperation in culture, sports and tourism
On July 19, Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Vietnam's Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism had a meeting with Mrs. Suansavanh Viyaketh – Lao’s Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism…
Exhibition highlights Vietnam-Laos friendship, solidarity, cooperation
An exhibition highlighting the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos was opened at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi on July 18.
Vietnam’s culture and tourism promoted in Laos
 The culture, tourism and people of Vietnam will be promoted to Lao people and international friends at an exhibition which will be held at the Laos National Cultural Palace in Vientiane from July 18-21.
Viet Nam-Laos-China ‘con’ throwing festival takes place in Lai Chau
The third Viet Nam-Laos-China ‘con’ festival, themed “Colour of friendship”, kicked off in Muong Te district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on December 29.
Viet Nam Culture Week kicks off in Laos
A Viet Nam Culture Week 2019 was kicked off at the Lao National Cultural Hall in Vientiane, Laos on December 5, with an art show featuring folk dances and music performed by artists of the Viet Nam National Music, Song and Dance Theatre.
The 21st ASEAN-India Tourism Working Group Meeting kicks off
(TITC) – In the framework of ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2019, on 15 January 2019, the 21st ASEAN-India Tourism Working Group Meeting kicks off in Ha Long City, Viet Nam, under the chairmanship of Viet Nam and India.  
Mui Ne set to become national sea tourism centre in 2025
The well-known tourist attraction of Mui Ne in the south central province of Binh Thuan will be developed into a national hub for sea resort and sport tourism.
Specific Vietnamese culture introduced in Laos
Vietnamese famous dishes and traditional dance, as well as performances of traditional Ao dai and conical hats, have received special attention of international friends in Laos.  
An Giang’s festival hoped to become part of world’s heritage
The administration of Chau Doc city, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, is asking for the Government’s opinion on the compilation of a dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival on Sam Mountain as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
International visitors to Viet Nam in September estimated 1,212,597 arrivals, decrease 8.4% over last month and up 24.2% over the same period last year. Total international arrivals in 9 months reached 11,616,490 arrivals, increase 22.9% over the same period last year.
Pho named world’s 20th best food experience
Vietnamese pho has been named the world’s 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet.  
Many special activities at International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh City 2017
(TITC) - From 7 to 9 September 2017, in Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh City (ITE – HCMC) 2017 will take place with many diversified activities.