Thanh Hoa National Tourism Year 2015 – connects World Heritages in Vietnam

UNESCO has recognized the Ho Dynasty Citadel in the central province of Thanh Hoa as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2011.

(VOVworld) - National Tourism Year 2015, to be held in the northern province of Thanh Hoa, will feature World Heritages sites in Vietnam. Speaking at a press conference about the event in Ho Chi Minh city on Friday, Vuong Van Viet, Vice Chairman of Thanh Hoa province's People's Committee, said: "Thanh Hoa province has invested in infrastructure, improving local products and the quality of tourism human resources as well as building more restaurants, hotels and entertainment complexes. The aim … [Read more...]

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Cham people’s traditional Kate festival in Binh Thuan

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(Cinet)- The Cham people's traditional Kate festival was organized in the southern central province of Binh Thuan on October 23 with a participation of thousands of local residents and tourists. … [Read more...]

Experts concerned about potential cable car system’s harm to Son Doong Cave

The Quang Binh People's Committee said on Thursday that they are taking into careful consideration a proposed project to build a cable car system to Son Doong Cave - the world's current largest - in UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park amidst mounting concerns among the public and conservation experts regarding the potential harm the system may do to the site.US$212 mln cable car system to be built to Son Doong Cave On Wednesday, the north-central province announced it has … [Read more...]

Vietnam tourism sector draws up marketing strategy

Four key products of Vietnam tourism brand. (Source: VNA) … [Read more...]

Hoi An tourists explore farming in Cam Chau

Cam Chau village, a suburb of Hoi An home to more than 1,200 people, has created a tour for visitors interested in Vietnamese farming and wining and dining. Cam Chau is the area's second farm destination after the market-garden village of Tra Que. It is only 5km from the old city of Hoi An. Visitors can work on rice and vegetable farms and fish with local people. Afterwards, they can relax over cuisine prepared from locally produced foods. Visitors can also listen to folk music performances. - … [Read more...]

Winding stairs lead to mysterious Temple of Sea Gods in Phu Quoc

Sea shell: Dinh Cau is home to strange rock formations, one of which looks like a giant turtle. - VNS Photos Trung Hieu

The climb: Dinh Cau in Phu Quoc Island attracts visitors not only because of its exotic beauty, but also for its mysterious ancient legends. by Trung Hieu Hundreds of thousands of visitors make the scenic climb to Dinh Cau (Sea Gods Temple) each year. Located on Phu Quoc, the largest island of Viet Nam, the temple offers visitors the chance to listen to the whispering waves and watch the magnificent sunset. Dinh Cau sits on a rock formation 200m west of Duong Dong Town, next to a lighthouse … [Read more...]

Cham people hold annual festival

The two towers: Thousands of ethnic Cham and tourists travelled to the Po Inu Nagar Temple, Po Klong Garai Tower and Po Rome Tower in the central province of Ninh Thuan to celebrate the traditional Kate festival yesterday. - VNA/VNS Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) - Thousands of ethnic Cham and tourists travelled to the Po Inu Nagar Temple, Po Klong Garai Tower and Po Rome Tower in the central province of Ninh Thuan to celebrate the traditional Kate festival that kicked off yesterday. … [Read more...]

Binh Thuan : Cham people celebrate Kate festival

The Cham people's traditional Kate festival (Photo : VNA) The Cham people's traditional Kate festival in the southern central province of Binh Thuan has attracted thousands of local residents and tourists. … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s VietJet Air voted among Asia’s best budget airlines

Vietnamese no-frills airline VietJet Air has been voted as one of Asia's ten best budget carriers by Smart Travel Asia readers, the airline announced Thursday.The Hanoi-based carrier shared the ninth post with Thailand's Nok Air in the "Top 10 Budget Airlines" in the tenth annual 2014 Best In Travel Poll conducted by Smart Travel Asia, one of the region's most dedicated online travel magazine, according to VietJet Air. AirAsia tops the list, which also includes other most established airlines … [Read more...]