The Saigon Opera House, otherwise known as The Municipal Theatre, stands as one of the most impressive sights in Ho Chi Minh City.
Mai Chau is a highland district, located in the northwest of Hoa Binh province. The locals and foreigners are attracted by its untouched beauty and pure air, particularly its diverse culture and unique food.
Yen Tu Mountain, the most famous religious attraction in Vietnam, located in the northern coastal Quang Ninh province. Yen Tu is well known for the picturesque landscapes, ancient pagodas and especially the foundation of Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen Sect
Dong Hoi (Đồng Hới) is the capital city of Quang Binh, a coastal province in the North Central of Vietnam. Dong Hoi is also the land of Vietnam with around 40 kilometers from east to west.
Con Dao Island (Ba Ria – Vung Tau province) is famous for its beautiful pristine beaches, fine white sand that charms visitors. In addition, the air on the island is very fresh, like a paradise resort.
Tam Coc - Bich Dong is not only considered as the most attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh province but also known for its famous names such as "Halong bay on land" or "Nam Thien II". The area includes a system of limestone karst caves and historical relics.
If you are going to come to Vietnam, this article will definitely be useful for you. This article contains 10 steps to help you choose a tour in Vietnam in the most perfect way.
Cam Ranh Bay has always been outstanding with its own features: fresh air, white sand, tranquil and pristine beaches. Located 45 km from Nha Trang
Ao Dai is a traditional Vietnamese costume. It is worn with trousers, overhanging from the neck to the knees. It is used for both men and women; but, now there are commonly more women wearing it than man do. Most Vietnamese men choose to wear Ao Dai for ethnic costumes at international beauty contests.
If you are planning to discover Vietnam and wonder about the Vietnam Travel Visa, this article will help you to answer the question:” How to get a Visa for Vietnam”
This article, focusing on Vietnam's caves, will provide you a list of the 8 wonderful caves which have its own characteristics in this country.
An exhibition featuring Vietnamese art and culture is being held in Székesfehérvár city, Hungary.
A street in Phuc Tan ward in Hanoi has been decorated by series of art displays that have been made using recycled rubbish.
An exhibition titled “See the future through the past” featuring a number of folk paintings from the Republic of Korea has got underway at the Korean Cultural Centre on 49 Nguyen Du street in Hanoi.
The organisers of the Hue Festival 2020 made a decision on February 20 to move the event’s opening date to August 28, as opposed to April 1 as was previously planned.
The images of Vietnam’s conical hat, a mask used by Vietnamese stage artists, a Dong Ho folk painting, the lotus and a bronze drum have been featured on tickets of the Formula One (F1) VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, creating a way to popularize Vietnamese culture to international friends.
The Da Nang municipal People’s Committee have announced that the central city will not be organising any international fireworks festival during 2020 as a result of fears surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Australia is participating in a multicultural festival that opened on February 21 in Canberra to promote beauty of Vietnamese land and people to Australians and international friends.
Dong Mon village in Hai Phong city is known as the cradle of Ca Tru (ceremonial) singing in Vietnam’s northern coastal region.
Kim Hoang is a folk painting genre which originated in Kim Hoang village, Hanoi, in the late 18th century. The genre, which came close to falling into oblivion, has been revived by Van Canh villagers.
The Southern Institute of Social Sciences’ Centre for Archeological Studies has recently discovered vestiges of an ancient temple architecture dating back to over 1,000 years ago
Twenty-four artists from the Republic of Korea and Vietnam are showcasing works in different media as a celebration of the beauty of women.
The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM Hanoi) will take place in Hanoi from May 14-17, later than the initial schedule for April 1-4 due to coronavirus concerns, the Vietnam Tourism Association said on February 24.
The southern province of Kien Giang estimates to welcome 585,680 in February, a drop of 44.5 percent from the previous month.
The Vietnamese embassy in Australia joined in an annual multi cultural festival which took place in Canberra with the aim of promoting various images of the nation people and landscapes to the world.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the northern Bac Ninh province inaugurated the province’s smart tourism portal at http://mybacninh.vn on January 2.
CNBC has run an article which introduces Mu Cang Chai district in the northern province of Yen Bai as one of the top travel locations for international visitors in 2020.
Hanoi is named as the cheapest city in Asia for backpacking in a list of the UK-based Alpha Travel Insurance.
The 400-year-old town Hoi An in central Vietnam has jumped four places to seventh position on this year's list of 10 cheapest destinations for the Brits.
Budget carrier Vietjet Air on January 12 launched two new air routes linking the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho with Taipei of Taiwan and Seoul of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Budget carrier Vietjet Air on January 13 announced that it has opened five more air routes linking culture, economic and political centres of Vietnam and Japan in 2020.
Vung Tau, Hue and Quy Nhon are the only three Vietnamese locations meriting the "Asean Clean Tourist City Standard 2020" recognition.
Bamboo Airways is set to add two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to its fleet between January 18 and January 19 with the aim of expanding the airline’s flight network.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on January 14 that all passengers flying with the airline will be able to carry out self-service check-in service at kiosks when departing from Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, and Ho Chi Minh City.
A new open top double-decker bus service was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15 with several foreign tourists noting their positive impression of the southern city’s first modern double-decker bus system.
The CNN Travel has just published a list of 20 best new restaurants in Asia-Pacific to try in 2020, with the John Anthony Cantonese Grill & Dim Sum at the five-star JW Marriott Hanoi (Vietnam) one of them.
Three cities in Vietnam have been presented with the ASEAN Clean Tourist Awards 2020.
Taipei based StarLux Airlines has launched a new air route linking Taiwan and Vietnam central city of Da Nang
According to recent statistics from the Hanoi Department of Tourism the number of arrivals to the city was 2 4 million in January.
The five-star MSC Splendida cruise ship of Panama docked at the ODA Thi Vai port in Phu My in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on the morning of February 22 with approximately 2,300 passengers and crew members onboard.
Vietjet Airlines has launched a special promotion offering half-price fares throughout Vietnam and international destinations in Asia.
Taking tourism as one of the five pillars for socio-economic development, authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu have been issuing several legal documents relating the management of the sector and boosting the exchange of information in this field with regional localities, according to insiders.
The tourism market is expected to recover this summer after the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus COVID 19
US magazine Forbes has listed Hon Ong Whale Island in the central province of Khanh Hoa among the 10 must dive destinations this year
Betong Airport in Betong district, Yala province, will be open in June 2020, which will facilitate travel to and from the southern border provinces and boost the local economy and tourism.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has granted a license to Bamboo Airways to put into operation a direct air route between Hanoi and Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
Rising next to Ha Long Bay, which has twice been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Ha Long is a standout tourism city in northern Vietnam with modern infrastructure, stunning natural scenery, and steady socio-economic development.
Vietnamese travel companies have introduced their products at the 25th International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) that is taking place in Israel from February 11-12.
The Hanoi Tourism Department has reported an increase in the number of tourists visiting local destinations as compared to the beginning of February
Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has launched a series of five direct routes connecting Vietnam’s major cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang with India’s New Delhi and Mumbai.
Accommodation facilities in Hanoi have been asked to prepare to welcome more tourists this year
Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways has announced that it will launch several new international flights in February, as part of its plan to develop a network of 25 foreign routes this year.
Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Quang Nam has been selected by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of the world’s 13 most romantic places to visit.
As a result of the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the number of tourists visiting Quang Ninh are set to suffer a significant drop in numbers during the first quarter of 2020.
The number of Vietnamese visitors to Taiwan China has been growing fast recently which is partly attributed to Taiwan preferential visa policy for tourists from the Southeast Asian nation
Home to an array of foreign cuisine, Ho Chi Minh City has many great places for those looking to sample foreign dishes, such as Little Japan Town and Chinatown.
Globally renowned travel website Kuonio has listed Vietnam among its Top 10 luxury destinations for the year ahead.
The Hanoi Department of Tourism and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group Hanoi branch VNPT Hanoi have worked together to carry out a smart tourism project with a view to promoting the capital city non-smoke industry
The Hanoi Promotion Agency (HPA) is working with Japanese travel companies to welcome five groups of Japanese tourists via charter flights from February 19 to March 4.
The Republic of Korea Air Busan has announced that it will open a new direct air route linking Busan and Ho Chi Minh City
Tien Sa port in the central coastal city of Da Nang and Chan May port in the central province Thua Thien Hue welcomed two cruise ships, the Crystal Symphony and the Silver Spirit, with both vessels bringing a combined total of over 1,200 passengers from Northern Europe, North America, and Australia to the two cities.
The Danang Tourism Association and the central province of Quang Nam have proposed that local authorities and relevant agencies move to support travel companies to overcome difficulties that they face as a result of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Vietnam Airlines and Vinpearl will work together to open eight weekly routes between Vietnam and Russia in 2020, a representative from the national flag carrier said on February 20.
Tourism agencies based in Hanoi have been asked to cancel tours to areas affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and refuse tourists from those zones. The request is one measure taken by municipal authorities to ensure the safety of tourists during the epidemic.
Following a brief lull in business due to the impact of the novel coronavirus COVID 19 the tourism industry in Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa province has become increasingly busy as visitors from Russia the Republic of Korea and other European countries return
Find out more about how Vietnam-based environmentally-friendly canned water brand, beWater, kept the thousands of Epizode 4 festival-goers well hydrated.
Vietnam’s Food & Beverage Industry Comes Together For A Full Day Of Events Hosted By Vietcetera And KAMEREO
Celebrating Vietnam’s food and beverage industry, the Vietnam Restaurant & Bar Awards and Vietnam Food & Beverage Conference of 2020 will recognize key players and rising stars as well as serve as an industry platform to share emerging trends.
The cruelty inflicted on villagers in rubber plantations established by French firm Michelin has been commemorated in a village recreated in Binh Duong Province
Thousands of pilgrims visited Tam Chuc Pagoda Complex in northern Ha Nam Province, the country's largest to pray for peace and luck in the lunar new year.
Vietnam has jumped three places from last year to seventh in the list of world's fastest growing travel destinations, according to a UN report.
Bamboo Airways will become the first Vietnamese carrier to launch a direct flight to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, in March this year.
Vietnam-India aviation links are set for a big boost with the launch of 3 new direct flight routes by Vietjet Air in May this year
U.S. magazine Forbes has listed Whale Island in the central province of Khanh Hoa among 10 must-visit diving destinations this year.
Kon Jo Dri is one of the oldest and largest communal houses in the Central Highlands, ingrained in the recollections of many local village children.
Across the length and breadth of Vietnam, quality real estate investments have turned localities like Da Nang, Sa Pa, Quang Ninh and Phu Quoc into tourism hotspots.
UNESCO has designated 66 cities around the world in its Creative Cities Network. There are 140 creative spaces in Viet Nam, 60 of them in Ha Noi, which offer diversified art genres: fine arts, fashion, architecture, cinematography, and street festivals.
The Hue Festival 2020 is scheduled to take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from April 1-6 next year, marking a 20-year development process of Viet Nam’s first internationally-acclaimed culture-art-tourism event.
Developing tourism and services in protective and special-use forests in parallel with conservation will become a key part of the national economy in the future, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
A number of long-haul destinations have made it easier for UK citizens to pick up tourist visas, making booking a visit that much easier.
Kids Ultimate Adventures provides a playground of experiences for kids so parents can participate comfortably at their own SufferFest races of choice without worry. Bring the whole family and share the memories and the stories together.
For the very first time we are bringing main genres of ancient Indian classical dance to Vietnam -HCMC. The origin of these dance dates back to more than 2000 years with yoga.
"Aspects Of The Short Story": Author Andrew Lam - known for his essays for National Public Radio and Huffington Post and other American publications, is a long time practitioner of the short story form.
We bring together the city’s top experts. From chefs, restaurant owners, investors, and advisors to share their insights and experiences on what to expect when running your own restaurant in one of Asia’s Leading Culinary Destinations.
Salon Saigon is delighted to present “BEAUTIFUL BAROQUE”, a unique experience that encompasses classical music and visual arts in an inspiring artistic venue to start our year 2020.
Club Med to open Club Med Ho Tram in 2021, located in Vung Tau Province, in southern Vietnam, to be its first resort in Vietnam.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences
Mace Vietnam has been appointed by Mai House Hotels & Resort (InVision Hospitality) to project manage the construction of Mai House Hoi An, a new luxury golf and hotel resort in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Following the footsteps of Michelin starred restaurants around the world, La Villa French Restaurant (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) has chosen one of the best French cheese supplier for its famous cheese trolley
Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a new upscale hotel overlooking Ha Long Bay, the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site in Vietnam.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hilton's flagship brand, announced the opening of Hilton Da Nang, a 28-story, 223-room full-service hotel. The opening marks Hilton's third hotel in the country after Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi.
Vienna House, with its guest-centric and all-encompassing approach, is well established in Europe with its unique brand of Austrian hospitality.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of Ben Thanh Holdings to develop a Hyatt Place hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced an agreement with BIM Group to develop a 110-key Park Hyatt Phu Quoc hotel as well as 65 residences (not to be mistaken with the existing Nam Nghi Phu Quoc Island Resort, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt)
Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Vietnam-based property developer Hoi An Royal Group to operate Dusit Thani Hoi An, the first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam.
The group's latest addition and the first property under the Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts brand in Vung Tau, Vietnam to its portfolio, Eastin Grand Resort Vung
Building on this long-term success, Centara is now pursuing a major nationwide growth strategy, with the target of opening at least 20 new hotels and resorts across Vietnam by 2024.
The hotel franchise group has signed an agreement appointing Bangkok-based hotel management company, Krest Hospitality, as Choice Hotels Asia-Pac's preferred management company in South East Asia.
Meliá Hotels International announced the opening of INNSiDE by Meliá Saigon Central, the first hotel operated under the INNSiDE by Meliá brand in Vietnam introducing a chic urban lifestyle to the country.
Radisson announce the signing of a design-led beachfront property close to Hoi An, Vietnam’s Central Coast
this will become the largest property in the company's Asia Pacific portfolio. Guests will be able to soak up the seafront ambience with extensive facilities, including a water sports and recreation center, several swimming pools, a spa, fitness center, kids' club and rooftop garden.
The TUI Blue Nam Hoi An hotel features 318 rooms and is situated in a beachfront location on the fine sandy Tam Tien beach, located 15 km from Tam Ky, the nearest town and the capital of Quang Nam Province on the central cost of Vietnam. Hoi An.
The hotel features 350 rooms, including 100 suites, all of which feature city or pool views. The 4th floor lifestyle zone offers lounges, a 50-meter swimming pool and a 24-hour gym whilst the Kids Stay & Eat Free program and Kid's Activity Room make the hotel an option for families.
Flight Centre Travel Group business Cross Hotels and Resorts have expanded its presence in Vietnam with the signing of a hotel management agreement for the X2 Vibe Halong Bay. The agreement was signed with Halong Bay Hotel Joint Stock Company, a subsidiary of Vietnam tourism – Hanoi JSC.
Avani (Minor Hotels) announced the signing of an agreement with TTC Hospitality in Vietnam. In the final stages of development and scheduled to open by mid-2020, Avani Doc Let Resort is situated in an ideal location along the stunning white shores of Doc Let Beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Mai House Saigon honors its guests with a calming and compelling experience. With impeccable harmony between lighting, ventilation, and decoration, each room rewards guests with peace of mind, uninterrupted rest and revitalizing energy for a new day.
A new two-line cable car system has opened in the southern province of Tay Ninh, taking visitors to the top of Ba Den (Black Lady) Mountain and Ba Den Pagoda.
The Bà Đen (Black Lady) Mountain Spring Festival kicked off at the Bà Đen Mountain Historical, Cultural and Tourism Relic Site in Tây Ninh Province on January 28.
Thanh Thanh Cong Lam Dong has been fined VND40 million (US$1,724) and was given 60 days to submit a license to build the bridge. If that deadline is not met, it will be seized.
Saigon’s guide to restaurants, street food, bars, culture, events, history, activities, things to do, music & nightlife.
Vietnam’s capital Hanoi and Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang province have been listed among the top 17 destinations to visit in Asia by CNN Travel.
Three of Vietnam’s most popular tourist hotspots broke into the list of 10 most affordable destinations in Asia, with Hanoi gracing the top.
If you love nature, favor adventure trips, and are interested in Vietnam’s history, then Ca Mau province in the Mekong Delta region is the place for you.
Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest-growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The first overseas tourism office of Vietnam was officially opened in London, the UK, on February 18.
Most foreign visitors to Hanoi have affirmed that they feel safe when traveling around the bustling capital city of Vietnam despite the outburst of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) these days.
Vietnam's tourism has increasingly witnessed new records on the international rankings on tourism.
The Ha Long International Cruise Port, in the northern province of Quang Ninh, received Diamond Princess cruise ship, carrying over 2,500...
An exhibition entitled ‘Greeting the Spring of the Year of the Rat 2020’ opened in Hanoi on January 31.
The annual Sen (Lotus) Village Festival 2020 will be held from May 15 to 19 in Vinh City, Nam Dan District and other districts and towns in Nghe An Province to show gratitude to President Ho Chi Minh.
Artists from the Vietnam Tuong (Classical Drama) Theatre staged performances in India from February 1-17 at three cultural and political events.
The south-central province of Binh Thuan aims to lure more than 7 million visitors, including 850,000 foreigners, in 2020.
Tau Sai is an important event celebrating the coming of age of men and women among the Dao Tien ethnic minority group in the northern province of Cao Bang.
Marvelous rock structures jut out of Na Hang Lake in the northern province of Tuyen Quang, looking like the more famous Ha Long Bay.
The National Tourism Year 2020 will be launched in the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 20, 2020, heard a press conference in Hanoi on December 10.
Speaking at a conference on tourism cooperation between Ho Chi Minh and 13 cities and provinces in the Mekong delta on 14 December in Bac Lieu Province, Ho Chi Minh City Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan said all cities and provinces should join hands to boost tourism and a general brand name on tourism is needed to impress visitors instead individual brand name of each province.
A programme honouring Ao Dai (traditional Vietnamese long dress) will be held under the framework of the Hue Festival 2020 with an aim to promote people’s participation in community arts performances and programmes.
Viet Nam will continue visa exemption for citizens of Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Belarus, for the tenure ending at the end of 2022.
Vietnamese photographers have won prizes at the 5th Balkan Exhibition.
Ho Chi Minh City has launched the 3rd International Unicorn-Lion-Dragon Dance Festival as part of its activities to promote tourism.
The Formula One (F1) racetrack in Vietnam has been named after the capital Hanoi while its nine grandstands take their names from popular destinations from north to south.
The media accreditation process for the 2020 Formula 1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix began on February 12.
The tourism sector in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is witnessing rapid changes with an increasing number of luxury accommodation establishments.
Whale Island in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has been named among the ten must-dive destinations for 2020 by US magazine Forbes.
Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Quang Nam has been selected by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of the world’s 13 most romantic places to visit.
Eco-tours that guarantee full immersion in the agricultural lifestyle of rural Vietnam have attracted more visitors to Trang An tourist site in the northern province of Ninh Binh.
Po Ma Lung in Lai Chau province is among Vietnam’s top 10 tallest mountains, attracting scores of climbers with its challenging route.
Cau Bong Festival in Hoi An City’s Tra Que vegetable village has become an attractive event for visitors, including many foreigners.
The Hue Festival is slated to be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 1-6 and is set to promote Hue and Vietnam’s cultural values.
Northern Cao Bang province is home to many tourist attractions like Ban Gioc fall, Pac Bo historical site, and particularly Nguom Ngao cave.
Thanh Ha Park, the country’s largest terra cotta park in the ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province, has been put into operation.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on June 9 recognized Lang Biang plateau in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Lam Dong as a world biosphere reserve.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) signed agreements with Ho Tram Project Company Limited (HTP) to rebrand The Grand Ho Tram at the Ho Tram Strip integrated resort to InterContinental Grand Ho Tram within a year after refurbishments
Dusit International has signed a long-term agreement with Vietnamese real estate developers General Technology Joint Stock Company to develop and operate Dusit Tu Hoa Palace, Hanoi, in the city’s affluent Tay Ho District, at the northern end of the city’s largest freshwater lake, West Lake.
Radisson Hotel Group Continues its Expansion in Vietnam with Three New Hotels on The Country’s Coastline
Radisson Blu Resort, Quy Nhon is nestled on Vietnam’s pristine south-central coast in Binh Dinh province, approximately halfway between the cities of Nha Trang and Hoi An.
The latest addition to Mövenpick’s collection of contemporary hotels and resorts has arrived with the launch of Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh, located along Bai Dai Beach in the central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa.
Boasting 80 guestrooms, the seaside resort offers a choice of room categories including family suites, all equipped with rain showers, mini-bars, in-room safes and modern guest amenities.
Azerai Ke Ga Bay, a luxurious and secluded oceanfront retreat in southeastern Vietnam, is set to launch in early 2020 as the third property in Azerai Resorts’ growing portfolio.