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Hoa Lo prison’s historical, cultural values promoted

The Management Board of the Hoa Lo prison historical site said it is actively popularising cultural and historical values of the prison to visitors in the city and the ...

More tourists visit Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta has attracted more than 10 million visitors since the beginning of the year, up 720,000 compared to last year’s period and earning a record high of VND1,700 billion, said the Mekong ...

Vietnam welcomes more Japanese tourists

Vietravel Marketing and Tourist Company said it will receive nearly 700 visitors from Japan on July 4-6. This is the largest number of Japanese arrivals since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, marking ...

2,700 foreign tourists to visit Vietnam on cruise ship

The five-star SuperStar Virgo cruise ship will dock at Ho Chi Minh City’s Lotus port at 9am on July 5, bringing 2,700 sea travelers, mainly from Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. 

Ho Dynasty Citadel now World Heritage

UNESCO recognised the Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa as World Cultural Heritage site on June 27. Located in the two communes of Vinh Tien and Vinh Long in Vinh Loc district, the citadel ...

2012 Tourism Year Puts Heritage in Focus

The first meeting of the Steering Committee and the Organizing Board for the 2012 National Tourism Year recently took place in the old imperial city of Hue. Thua Thien Hue Province will host nine master ...

NHK TV to broadcast Son Doong cave reportage

Japan’s NHK World TV will broadcast on June 25 a 3D scientific reportage on Vietnam’s Son Doong cave, which is classified as the largest cave in the world. NHK TV’s broadcast will reach ...

20 Vietnamese records nominated for Asia Book of Records

On May 31, Vietnam Record Book Center (Vietkings) announced a list of 20 Vietnamese records in the fields of culture - religion, gastronomy, arts... to nominate for the Asia Book of Records (ABR).Among ...

Floating school emphasises heritage preservation

The EcoBoat, an environmental education programme on Ha Long Bay, was the focal point of an exhibition on June 5 to showcase its outstanding performance over the past six years.The exhibition introduced poems ...

Ha Noi welcomes 5.7 million tourists during first five months

The capital has welcomed 5.7 million tourists during the first five months of 2011, according to the Ha Noi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Of this, 552,098 were made up of foreign tourists (32 per ...