Invited to the far north for New Year by an ethnic family, I was served rat meat and pig blood soup.
(VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) on January 24th hosted a conference to evaluate 2014 outcomes and work out 2015 goals and action plan.
The northern province of Hung Yen should promote its cultural tourism to draw more investment and tap the full potential of its Pho Hien historical complex, said Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh.
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has decided to offer free entrance fees to Hoi An ancient town and its tourist attractions during four days of the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).
(VNF) - The project supporting Vietnam - Korea industrial technical vocational college in Vinh city, Nghe An province began on January 21st in Vinh city, Nghe An province by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam.
With the expectation of introducing unique characters of the Mong ethnic group to domestic and foreign tourists, the Lao Cai provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has introduced a pilot programme to bring the Gau Tao festival to tourists.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan have been defined as the primary markets of Hanoi’s tourism thanks to their high growth in the number of arrivals to the capital.
Six tourist attractions and historical relics in the capital city of Hanoi will open, free of charge, during Tet holiday 2015 (from December 30th, 2014 to January 2nd, 2015 of the lunar year), according to a decision by the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee.
Ho Chi Minh city greeted about 4.4 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2014, a 7% rise over a year earlier, reported the municipal Department of Tourism.
(VNF) - The recruitment season for Vietnamese host institutions interested in the English Teaching Assistantship Program (ETA) in the 2015 - 2016 school year was officially announced by the US mission to Vietnam on January 12th.
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.