Danang seminar seeks ways to boost tourism

(VOV) - The Danang municipal People's Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on October 25 sponsored a seminar focusing on transforming the city into a leading international tourism centre. At the seminar, leading domestic and international experts provided city leaders with more options, investment solutions and tourism ideas in hopes of making the dream a reality. The city needs to meet all the needs of tourists from the relatively inexpensive simple … [Read more...]

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Thanh Hoa province prepares for tourism year

Sam Son beach, one of the major tourism sites in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa. (Source: VNA) The north-central province of Thanh Hoa will upgrade transportation infrastructure and accommodations in preparation for hosting the 2015 national tourism year, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 24. … [Read more...]

National Tourism Year connects world heritage sites

The 14th -century Ho Dynasty citadel, a UNESCO-recognised heritage site in Thanh Hoa province … [Read more...]

Hanoikids – Ambassadors of Hanoi

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(VOVworld) - Being called "the Ambassadors of Hanoi", Hanoikids' members, most of whom students, are loved by international visitors to Hanoi. With the motto "No tips, no charge", Hanoikids club has guided more than 7000 tours for international visitors to explore Hanoi over the past 8 years. VOV's Bui Hang reports…. Hanoikids club was established from the idea of gathering young students who often wander around Sword Lake to talk to foreigners with the hope to improve their foreign language … [Read more...]

Dawn with fishermen on My Khe Beach, one of the world’s best

VietNamNet Bridge - Watching fisherman at work in the village of My Khe at one of the world's most beautiful beaches is a favorite tourist activity. My Khe is the most famous beach in Da Nang. It was selected by Forbes magazine as one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet. The Sunday Herald Sun of Australia has also recognized My Khe as one of Asia's 10 most popular beaches in the world. My Khe Beach is 900 meters in length. It is 1.5 km from Da Nang's center. Prior to 1975, part … [Read more...]

Thanh Hoa to develop tourism into a spearhead industry

(VOV) - The northern Thanh Hoa province aims to develop tourism into a spearhead economic industry by 2020, attracting some 250 foreign and 9 million local visitors annually. The scheme was unveiled at a recent conference in HCM city to call for investment in infrastucture, sea port and tourism in Thanh Hoa province. Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Trinh Van Chien said the province boasts great potential for developing the industrial sector thanks to diversified mineral … [Read more...]

Hanoi ‘Must See Attractions’

(VOV) - With its thousand year history and six million strong population, the jewel of Vietnam is its capital city, Hanoi. Here are some must see travel destinations in the cosmopolitan city that attract tourists from all around the globe. Ta Hien-Luong Ngoc Quyen-Dinh Liet streets Ta Hien, Luong Ngoc Quyen and Dinh Liet streets often appear in foreign tourism websites. … [Read more...]

Hanoikids – Little Ambassadors of Hanoi

HanoiKids, a student-run organization, was founded in 2006 with the aim of providing students with better opportunities to practice English and give visitors from all over the world an insight into Vietnamese culture, tradition and beautiful sights from the perspective of a local youngster. The main task for its members is to voluntarily give city tours in Hanoi without charge and distribute leaflets and posters at hotels and the airport. Nguyen Thi Le Quyen, Hanoikids' President said: "The … [Read more...]

Singapore launches tourism campaign to attract Vietnamese

HCM CITY (VNS)- The Singaporean Tourism Board (STB) yesterday launched its "The new fun is Singapore-made" promotion campaign in HCM City, hoping to attract more Vietnamese tourists to the island. A fresh perspective on experiencing fun in Singapore is presented through a four-part series of short films with popular emcee Vu Anh Tuan. The films highlight the "new fun" and activities that travellers to Singapore can look forward to during their vacation there beyond popular attractions like … [Read more...]

Thanh Hoa preps for tourism year

Sam Son beach, one of the major tourism sites in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa. The province will upgrade transportation infrastructure and accommodations to prepare for hosting the national tourism year in 2015. - VNA/VNS Photo Quang Quyet HCM CITY (VNS)- The north-central province of Thanh Hoa will upgrade transportation infrastructure and accommodations in preparation for hosting next year's national tourism year, heard a conference yesterday in HCM City. Vuong Van Viet, the … [Read more...]