When people speak about destinations in Vietnam, many people will recommend big cities such as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, or beautiful islands such as Co To, Phu Quoc, Cat Ba etc. However, Vietnam is also famous for its many national parks.
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).
The UK’s BBC website has voted Ha Long bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh among the most 15 beautiful landscapes and rock formations.
The 500-permit limit for entrance to Son Doong Cave this year has been fully booked, said Nguyen Chau A, General Director of Oxalis Adventure Tours.
The northern Quang Ninh province has been enjoying an increasing number of visitors over the years, yet there’s still work to be done to further boost the length of their stay in the coastal province, according to Le Quang Tung, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
An estimated VND3.2 trillion (USD147.4 million) is needed to build a new terminal at Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang central city.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has to date lured 243 tourism investment projects requiring a combined 8,000 hectares, 154 of which have already been granted licences, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Son Doong Cave – the world’s largest – and its neighbor, which are located in a UNESCO-recognized park in Vietnam, wowed millions of American viewers as the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) aired live a signature program featuring the two caves’ resplendence on Wednesday.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air welcomed an additional A320 aircraft on May 13th, increasing the number of its planes to 25 with a view to meeting the high travel demands this summer.
Vietnam ranked the 75th out of 141 countries in the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI), five grades higher than 2013.
Central Quang Binh province is calling for investments in 34 local tourism projects between 2015 and 2020 with a combined estimated cost of VND20 trillion (USD921.4 million).
Total tourist arrivals to the northern province of Lao Cai in the first four months this year reached nearly 665.000, a year-on-year rise of 21.7%, reported the Lao Cai News.
Vietnam greeted 2.7 million foreign tourists in the first four months of the year, a year-on-year reduction of 12.2%, reported the General Statistics Office.
The first five-star standard Muong Thanh Hotel was officially opened in the southern city of Can Tho on April 28.
Sapa town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is anticipating the arrival of more than 50,000 tourist arrivals during National Reunification and May Day holidays, according to the Sa Pa district’s Culture and Information Office.