The traditional cafes of Ho Chi Minh City or old Saigon, one of the city's distinguishing sights, are fighting back.
A socio-economic development project worth VND2.839 trillion (USD132 million) in Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai has been approved, vtv.vn reported on January 12th.
Construction of Phan Thiet airport in Thien Nghiep commune, Phan Thiet city, in the southern coastal province of Binh Thuan will commence in January, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
By putting traditional craft villages into their tour programs, travel firms want to introduce new products, raise awareness of their conservation and help villagers earn some extra income. Following are some places recommended for Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Tourist sites nationwide attracted large numbers of visitors during the calendar New Year’s holiday (Jan 1st-4th, 2015), significantly contributing to the sector’s revenue.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of central Quang Ngai province is gearing up for the launch of home-stay service in Ly Son island district.
Direct flights between Moscow and Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa resumed on February 1st after an interruption.
On December 30th, the Hanoi municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organised a ceremony to receive the 3 millionth foreign visitor in 2014. The lucky traveler is Ms. Papazoglou Elenci from Greece.
Vietnam received over 7.87 million foreign arrivals and served 38.5 million domestic arrivals in 2014, up 4% and 10% over 2013, respectively, reported the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Vietnam has come at the top of travellers’ list in 2015, the Canada’s CTV News and The Malay Mail reported on their websites on December 31st.