Yen Tu application for UNESCO recognition to be completed this year
The three northern provinces of Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, and Bac Giang will complete a scientific dossier seeking UNESCO world heritage recognition for Yen Tu Monuments and Landscapes Complex by July of this year.
Unique architecture vestiges uncovered at Ho Dynasty Citadel’s centre in 2020-2021
Unique architecture traces have been detected at the centre of the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage site, during an excavation during the past two years, reported the…
Exhibition promotes Vietnamese cultural heritages’ values
An exhibition, entitled “Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Space”, officially opened at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi on November 22, as part of the activities to mark…
Mekong Delta approves eco-tourism project in cajuput forest
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has approved the development of an eco-tourism and amusement area at the Tra Su cajuput forest in Tinh Bien District by 2030.
Quang Ninh welcomes record number of visitors during Tet
More than 1 million tourists visited the northern province of Quang Ninh between February 2 and 14, a record number of visitors during a Lunar New Year holiday (Tet).
Nghe An province works hard to lure more visitors
The north central province of Nghe An has been taking numerous measures to promote the province’s tourism in both domestic and foreign markets.  
Hue imperial relic site welcomes over 3 million visitors in 2017
The Hue imperial relic site in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue served more than 3 million visitors in 2017, earning over 320 billion VND (14 million USD), 22.05 percent higher than the plan.  
International visitors to Viet Nam in December estimated 1,276,353 arrivals, increase 8.9% over last month and 42.2% over the same period last year. Total international arrivals in 12 months reached 12,922,151 arrivals, increase 29.1% over the same period last year.
APEC 2017: Park featuring APEC economies’ symbols opens in Da Nang
A park featuring symbols of members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) officially opened in the central city of Da Nang on November 9 as part of activities of the ongoing APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week.
Can Tho becomes popular among Japanese tourists
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has become one of the most popular tourism destinations among Japanese visitors, according to the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO).
Festival honours Northwest cuisine culture
The Northwest Cuisine Festival 2017, with the aim of honouring and promoting Northwest cuisine culture along with Viet Nam’s folk cuisine culture, opened in Lao Cai city, in the northern province of Lao Cai on October 21.
Viet Nam named among 20 most beautiful countries
Viet Nam has been voted one of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world by readers of Rough Guides, the renowned British travel site.
Bac Giang promotes Yen Tu religious tours
The holy West Yen Tu covers Yen Dung, Luc Nam, Luc Ngan, and Son Dong district in Bac Giang province.
Braised goby fish with turmeric
As one of the most familiar foods in Vietnamese family meals, dishes made from goby fish are believed to have originated from rural areas surrounded by rivers and streams. Due to the availability of the fish, there are dozens of ways to cook goby fish. However, one of the most classic and common ways is braising goby fish with turmeric.
New luxury hotel opened in Ha Long Bay
Paradise Group, one of the leading providers of luxury hospitality services in Viet Nam, has opened a second boutique hotel in Ha Long City to meet the growing demand for on-shore accommodation.