VNAT holds seminar on Indian tourist market

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(TITC) – On 11 Dec 2014, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) held a seminar on Indian tourist market with the participation of leaders of VNAT’s Departments; representatives of travel companies and tourism facilities in Hanoi. … [Read more...]

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State Bank Governor visits Laos … [Read more...]

British newspaper chooses Vietnam as one of world’s best countries for travel

The UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay, one of the scenic spots that make Vietnam a must-see country in many foreigners' eyes - Tuoi Tre

Vietnam has been voted one of the world’s best countries for tourism by tens of thousands of people who were polled by a British newspaper. … [Read more...]

War veteran Lam Van Bang inspires youngsters

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(VOVworld) – Returning from battlefields, Vietnamese war veterans have continued to contribute to building their home provinces and the nation. Lam Van Bang of Nam Trieu commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi, is director of one of Vietnam’s first private museums. He has stirred patriotism in the young. Bui Hang reports: 72-year-old Bang was born in Hanoi and joined the army in 1965. During a fierce battle he was severely wounded and captured and imprisoned by the enemy in Phu Quoc … [Read more...]

Northern mountainous provinces tighten ties with China’s Yunnan

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Scene of the signing ceremony at fifth meeting of a working group between Vietnam’s four northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau and Dien Bien and China’s Yunnan province on December 18.-Photo: VNA … [Read more...]

Hoi An and My Son conservation in review

A tricycle parade is held in Hoi An City to celebrate the 15th year of Hoi An being recognized as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO - PHOTO: TRUONG CHI

Truong Chi Speaking at a conference on Tuesday, the authorities praised four organizations and 12 individuals for their efforts and contributions to conserving and promoting these sites. … [Read more...]

Lam Dong gears up for major tourism festivals

Foreign tourists see an artisan weaving a painting in Dalat City - PHOTO: QUYNH VAN

Quynh Van At a news briefing in HCMC last week, authorities of the Central Highlands province said the festival highlighting tourism attractions will take place from December 23 to 27, with around 200,000 tourists expected to attend. … [Read more...]

Travel professionals vote resort in central Vietnam world’s best

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A luxury resort in central Vietnam has been named the world’s best by global travel professionals and industry players as part of an annual award, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said Thursday. The InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort, located in Da Nang City, won the World’s Leading Luxury Resort category of the 2014 World Travel Awards (WTA), according to the administration. … [Read more...]

Twelve sites recognised as national relics

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The Ky Anh ancient rock rampart in Ky Lac commune, Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh province … [Read more...]

Mexican News Agency willing to promote Vietnam’s image

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Ha Long bay (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]