(VNF) - Vietnam’s Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been recently declared a new member of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks, making it the second Vietnamese geopark to be awarded the title, following the recognition of Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province in December 2010.
(VNF) - The budget carrier Vietjet Air launched the Ho Chi Minh city – Chu Lai route at the starting price of VND149,000, on May 27th.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on May 26th announced the master plan tourism development in the South Central Coast of Vietnam by 2020 with a vision for 2030, approved by the Prime Minister on December 24th, 2014.
A meeting with various activities to respond to Vietnam Sea and Islands Week 2015 will be organised in Tien Yen in the northern province of Quang Ninh on June 2nd.
Exempting visa for citizens from key tourist markets would help boost tourism amidst a recent fall in the number of international visitors, experts said.
China Southern Airlines will open a direct flight route between Guangzhou and Vietnam’s Cam Ranh city in Khanh Hoa province on April 28th initially offering three flights a week.
The Hanoi Railway Corporation will reduce fares by up to 15 percent on North-South train this summer to attract more travellers to long-range train travel.
Nha Rong wharf is a popular tourist destination in Ho Chi Minh City. This was the place where President Ho Chi Minh embarked in 1911 to seek a path to national salvation.
Travel website TripAdvisor gave the French-influenced Le Domaine De Tam Hai Resort in Quang Nam the 2015 Certificate of Excellence.
Chiem Hoa’s tourism sector is focusing on promoting tourism development based on the local potential in historical heritage sites, landscapes and cultural values. This policy has already had positive results with during the April 30-May 1 holiday, the Ban Ba waterfall ecotourism zone in Trung Ha Commune, Chiem Hoa District, Tuyen Quang Province alone welcoming nearly 7,000 visitors.
Son Doong, the world's largest cave, located in central Vietnam, has been featured in astounding 360-degree images in a project funded by National Geographic Magazine.
The ancient city of Hoi An has launched a variety of tourism promotions between May and August, officials at the city's Culture and Sport Centre said.
A recent report released by the World Economic Forum has announced Vietnam ranked 75th among 141 countries and territories on the 2015 TTCI (Tourism and Travel Competitiveness Index) rankings, five grades higher than 2013.
(VNF) - The first-ever US travel forum for travel agencies, business groups, and student organizations kicked off in Hanoi on May 22nd, as part of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of normalization of bilateral relations.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city have been listed among the world’s five cheapest tourism destinations, according to rankings published on the tourism website, Dr Prem.
The Southern Fruit Festival 2015 will be held on June 1st at Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Area, in Ho Chi Minh city.
On May 19th, the low-cost carrier Jestar Pacific’s flight BL228 carrying over 170 passengers from Tan Son Nhat Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) landed at Chu Lai Airport (Quang Nam Province).