Tourism destinations in Vietnam are gaining more and more attention from travelers from Russia, particularly coastal provinces in the central region such as Binh Thuan or Danang, with considerable rising number of tourists from this country since early 2012.
The national flag Vietnam Airline has officially announced its new direct fights connecting Hanoi (Vietnam) and Chengdu (China).
Hanoi has been experiencing a kind of mix weather these days with occasional bright sunshine and sudden heavy rain.
Do Chi Cong, Hanoi Metropole hotel’s chef, will represent Vietnam at the prestigious international culinary competition, the Bocuse d’Or Asia, which will take place in Shanghai, China, from June 12 - 14.
An announcement from Emirates Airlines indicates that this reputable international airline is opening direct flights for both passengers and cargos to Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam from June 4 this year.
On the occasion of the Vietnam Sea and Island Week (June 1-8), the Vietnam Book of Records has announced nine new sea and island records.
During the East Asia Summit on tourism, trade and travel held in Bangkok, Thailand on May 30, ASEAN member states have agreed on the implementation of a common visa for non-ASEAN arrivals within 5 years.
Kazakhstan’s national flag airline Air Astana has just announced its new implementation of flights to Ho Chi Minh City. This new service is intended to be initiated in October 2012.
During the recent meeting of the National Assembly of Vietnam, several members have proposed the establishment of a tourist police force dedicated to protecting foreign tourists.
Banh bot loc, a culinary specialty of the former imperial capital Hue, has been listed in CNNGo’s list of tastiest dumplings.
The annual Southern Fruit Festival kicked off the summer yesterday at Ho Chi Minh’s Suoi Tien Park, with a wide variety of fruits on display on boats to recreate the vibe of Southern floating markets.
In recent years, Vietnam has become a popular stop point of many cruise ships travelling all over the world, such as five-star Costa Classica, Costa Romantica, Super Star Aquarius or Pacific Venus.
As announcement for Quang Binh authorities indicates, the month of cave tourism is projected to be held in this June.
Following the success of the first three events, this year the European Vietnamese Documentary Film Week will be hosted by National Documentary and Scientific Film Studio of Vietnam from 8 to 18 June in Hanoi and by Fafilm Vietnam from 15 to 24 June in Danang.
Hoi An ancient town, located in the south central coast of Vietnam, has been chosen to host the third International Choir Festival from June 19 - 22 next year.
Statistic published by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reports around 3 million foreigners have visited Vietnam in the first 5 months of 2012. This figure increases by 17.5% over the same period last year.
Nordwind Airlines of Russia’s Republic of Buryatia has launched a new air route between the country’s capital city of Ulan-Ude and Vietnam’s coastal central town of Cam Ranh.
A luxury bus service between Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on 25 May as a private - public cooperation between Cambodia Tourism Ministry and Cambodia’s leading hotel-casino NagaWorld.
After a year of restoration and preparation, the wartime bomb shelter under Metropole Hotel (Hanoi) has just been opened officially to public on May 21st, marked by a small ceremony at the garden of the hotel.
On May 22, the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognizing Tram Chim National Park as a Ramsar Site of wetlands of international importance.