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How H'Mong ethnic people in northern Vietnam celebrate Lunar New Year

Invited to the far north for New Year by an ethnic family, I was served rat meat and pig blood soup.

  • Air connection between Vinh and Bangkok opened

    Air connection between Vinh and Bangkok opened

    Public: 6/9/2016 6:46:44 PM

    On June 8th, the Nghe An provincial People’s Committee, in coordination with Vietravel Company, opened the Vinh - Bangkok air route at Vinh airport.

  • Thua Thien-Hue Department of Tourism set up

    Thua Thien-Hue Department of Tourism set up

    Public: 6/7/2016 6:50:19 PM

    The Thua Thien-Hue provincial People’s Committee on June 6th announced decisions forming Department of Tourism and Department of Culture and Sports.

  • Big promotion on Vietnam Airlines’ new website

    Big promotion on Vietnam Airlines’ new website

    Public: 6/2/2016 8:28:17 PM

    (VNF) - On June 3rd, passengers can enjoy a 10% discount for all domestic and international routes operated by Vietnam Airlines by online purchases at www.vietnamairlines.com.

  • Northern localities link to develop tourism

    Northern localities link to develop tourism

    Public: 6/1/2016 6:55:17 PM

    A memorandum of understanding on tourism development connection among 16 northern provinces and cities was signed on May 31st, in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province.

  • Ho Chi Minh city pilots three non-subsidized bus routes

    Ho Chi Minh city pilots three non-subsidized bus routes

    Public: 5/31/2016 11:21:24 AM

    Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle with the pilot operation of three non-subsidized bus routes using four-wheel tramcars with 12 seats in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • Some 4.8 million tourists visit Quang Ninh in five months

    Some 4.8 million tourists visit Quang Ninh in five months

    Public: 5/30/2016 6:57:44 PM

    Tourist arrivals to the northern province of Quang Ninh were estimated to reach 685,660 in May 2016, bringing the total figure for the first five months to 4.8 million, 60% of the year’s plan or a year-on-year rise of 4%, reported the provincial Department of Tourism.

  • Country greets over four million foreign tourists in four months

    Country greets over four million foreign tourists in four months

    Public: 5/27/2016 7:05:39 PM

    Total foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam in the first five months this year are estimated to reach more than four million, a year-on-year rise of 20%, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Air route from Bangkok to Da Nang launched

    Air route from Bangkok to Da Nang launched

    Public: 5/27/2016 7:03:40 PM

    A flight from Bangkok arrived in Da Nang on May 25th, opening air service between the two cities.

  • Da Nang sets up Department of Tourism

    Da Nang sets up Department of Tourism

    Public: 5/19/2016 7:17:47 PM

    On May 17th, the Da Nang city People’s Committee announced its decision establishing the Department of Tourism, on the foundation of separating the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in order to better manage the developing tourism industry.

  • Vietnam Airlines website renovated

    Vietnam Airlines website renovated

    Public: 5/17/2016 7:38:56 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam Airlines has introduced new features at www.vietnamairlines.com, featuring the standard-bearing colour of its brand.

  • Inspecting infrastructure of accommodation establishments

    Inspecting infrastructure of accommodation establishments

    Public: 5/17/2016 7:22:26 PM

    From this June, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will host and coordinate with inspectors from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Departments of Tourism, and Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to check accommodations around the country.

  • Quang Binh offers 30% discount for tickets to Tien Son, Phong Nha, Thien Duong caves

    Quang Binh offers 30% discount for tickets to Tien Son, Phong Nha, Thien Duong caves

    Public: 5/16/2016 10:48:47 PM

    (VNF) - Overnight travellers staying in Quang Binh province accommodation will benefit from a 30% discount for entrance tickets to Tien Son, Phong Nha and Thien Duong caves from now to the end of 2016.

  • Quang Binh offers 30% discount on tickets to caves

    Quang Binh offers 30% discount on tickets to caves

    Public: 5/16/2016 7:24:27 PM

    From now to the end of 2016, overnight travelers staying in Quang Binh province accommodation will benefit from a 30% discount for entrance tickets to Tien Son, Phong Nha and Thien Duong caves.

  • Vietjet Air to operate Nha Trang-Thanh Hoa route from June 6th

    Vietjet Air to operate Nha Trang-Thanh Hoa route from June 6th

    Public: 5/13/2016 12:32:52 PM

    (VNF) - Vietjet Air, Ho Chi Minh city-based aviation company, sales for its newest domestic route connecting Nha Trang city and Thanh Hoa province with tickets valued from VND599,000.

  • Special promotional program to Southeast Asia destinations from Vietnam Airlines

    Special promotional program to Southeast Asia destinations from Vietnam Airlines

    Public: 5/12/2016 6:13:05 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam Airlines kickes off the two promotional progrom “Southeast Asia in your hands” and “Special deal for two business class accompanied passengers” for Southeast Asia destinations.

  • Hai Tien beach ecotourism – an unpolished gem

    Hai Tien beach ecotourism – an unpolished gem

    Public: 5/12/2016 3:51:57 PM

    (VNF) - 170 km from Hanoi, Hai Tien Marine Ecotourism Site is a newly formed beach in territory of Hoang Hoa district, Thanh Hoa province. It recently has become a favoured choice for many tourists for a relaxing weekend.

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