One of the most controversial, consequential and divisive conflicts of our time, the Vietnam War (1955-1975) inspired untold numbers of films, songs and books. Here are the 10 best documentaries on the war to help you try and understand what the Vietnamese people went thorough and how resilient they really are.
Vietnam is a country rich in history and traditions, dating back thousands of years and instilled with a deep respect for the land, the sea and their ancestors. Here are 11 things you should know to understand some of the nuances of this beautiful culture.
Avid collectors of weird and unusual experiences need to make their way to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi to learn the fascinating story of how the beloved Vietnamese leader was embalmed following his death in September 1969.
One of the most recognisable sites near the city of Hoi An, the My Son Sanctuary has stood for centuries. Thankfully, despite wartime bombings and the attentions of property developers, the temple remains. Harry Menear guides us through the history of this long-lasting monument.
Karaoke has become a massive hit the world over, and is particularly popular in Vietnam. Read on for more on why the Japanese pastime has become such a sensation in Ho Chi Minh City, and where you’ll find a place to sing your heart out on almost every street.
If you come across a dining table in Vietnam without condiments, then it has not been fully set. To perfect your palate, here is an essential guide to the country’s sides and sauces.
Coffee is deeply woven into the social and economic fabric of Vietnam. It’s the world’s second-largest coffee exporter, and local speciality ca phe sua da – coffee with condensed milk – is gaining global popularity. Affectionately nicknamed ‘rocket fuel’, Vietnamese coffee is a force to be reckoned with.
Vietnamese is an odd language for English speakers. The writing looks familiar, but what are those weird letters? And why are there lines and dots and curves all around the words? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. These are the 21 essential phrases you’ll need in Vietnam.
The same flag hangs from rusted metal poles no matter where you are in Vietnam, and Ho Chi Minh’s face is never too far away—but the North and South are very different in many ways. Here are 15 reasons why you’ll think you deserve another stamp in your passport after traveling through this diverse country.
In most places around the world, people are practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Unfortunately, it's hard to stay connected to loved ones, and staying at home is not something that a lot of people feel comfortable with. During this time, Under no circumstance do we book a flight to travel.
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.
The Vietnamese government has allowed citizens from 80 countries to enter and exit Vietnam using electronic visas as from July 1.
The Chairman of the People's Committee of the southern province of Ca Mau has agreed to open a commercial sea transport service between the province and the Nam Du archipelago and Phu Quoc island district in Kien Giang province.
The rose valley in the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist area in Sapa town, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has been recognised as the largest of its kind in Vietnam on May 23.
Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been named among the top ten cities of the world by the New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine.
Prestigious news publication Reuters of the UK recently released an article detailing the country’s all-out efforts to rejuvenate its tourism industry in the post-novel coronavirus (COVID-19) period.
Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programs, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.
Based on the search data, Google has assessed the change of the travel trend in Vietnam due to the impact of Covid-19 epidemic.
Several local airlines, led by industry leaders Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air, are poised to launch a range of super-saving air tickets as a means of stimulating demand for the domestic tourism industry in the post-pandemic period.
Tours of Son Doong, the world's largest cave, have reopened in Quang Binh after being closed for two months over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia’s 7News last weekend run a five-minute report on Vietnam’s effort in combating coronavirus.
The most favorite historic sites of interest will welcome visitors again starting May 14 after the temporary closure to prevent COVID-19.
Local people and foreigners aged 18 years or older are invited to take part in a video-making contest to inspire people to travel around the country.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is poised to resume flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Incheon in the Republic of Korea (RoK), with four flights set to depart for the Korean city each week.
The central city of Da Nang plans to hold an large-scale event named Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 in June to boost tourism development and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visitors who travel to the world-renowned Ha Long Bay via the Ha Long International Passenger Port are set to be exempted from all entrance fees and port charges with a value of up to VND290,000 per person.
Da Nang International Airport has made it onto a collection of the world’s 10 most improved airports for 2020, as announced by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam.
Hoa Lo Prison Relic Site in Hanoi is offering gifts to the first 500 tourists upon reopening on May 14, after being closed under social distancing rules for COVID-19 prevention and control.
The pedestrian area around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will reopen for visitors from May 15, as announced by Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee.
The Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has made it into the world’s top 100 airport listing for the fifth consecutive year in 2020, announced the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) on May 12.
A picture of the Golden Bridge, a famous tourist attraction in Vietnam’s Da Nang city, has won the top prize at the “World’s Best Photo of Architecture 2020” contest.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has approved a post-Covid-19 tourism stimulation program, offering up to 50% discounts on entrance tickets to visit world heritage sites from now to July 31, 2020, among other tourist incentives.
Travel + Leisure magazine of the United States has named Vietnam among its list of the top 17 destinations for tourists to visit as soon as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) settles down globally and international travel is eased.
'Trung vit lon', duck eggs with embryos inside, are a popular street delicacy across Vietnam. They can be boiled, stir-fried, tossed or poached in soup. While people in Hue and Ho Chi Minh City eat these eggs as their evening snack, many Hanoians believe the duck embryos are perfect for breakfast.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will be running an official summer promotional programme on domestic routes until May 10, with the airline offering one-way tickets to local destinations starting from only VND299,000.
Many tourist sites in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province have reopened their doors to welcome tourists over the four-day National Reunification Day and May Day holiday from April 30 to May 3, after “hibernating” during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The central province of Quang Binh plans to shift the focus of tourism from international tourists to domestic tourists while offering affordable prices to stir the tourism market.
A photo contest has been launched aiming to promote the nation’s frontier beauty and achievements in building national land borders.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has offered free tickets for visitors to Ha Long Bay and Yen Tu tourist site.
Chan May Seaport in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue received two cruise ships with Bahamas nationality, Crystal Symphony and Silver Spirit, carrying more than 1,200 passengers on February 19.
Thua Thien – Hue province will raise the curtain on its biennial 11th Hue Festival from August 28 to September 2, instead of April 1-6 as previously planned, announced the festival’s organising board on February 20.
The Prime Minister has agreed to assign the central city’s people’s committee to the restoration of the Ngũ Hành Sơn (Marble Mountains) landscape site – a National Special Relic – in a decision released last week.
The Ly Son - Sa Huynh Geo-Park has been listed in the dossier for UNESCO recognition, and the organisation can send an evaluation mission in 2020, general secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and chairperson of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Guy Martini, confirmed in an email early this week.
Several popular tourist sites in Vietnam will reopen for visitors on the Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1) holidays after social distancing rules have been loosened.
After halting operation due to the coronavirus pandemic, certain tourist hotspots in Vietnam have received the green light to again welcome visitors.
Beautiful photos by Hanoi-based amateurs and professional photographers can be sent to a photo festival held by the Hanoi Photography Association.
A cart vendor in Ngo Huyen street, Hoan Kiem district is one of the most well-known and old-school addresses for people who are addicted to Chao suon, known as rice porridge (also called congee) stewed with pork ribs.
UK newspaper The Guardian has introduced readers who are remaining at home due to the Covid-19 epidemic to the 10 best virtual tours of natural wonders around the world, including Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave.
Authorities and residents in northern Vietnam have vowed to preserve the cultural traditions of the ethnic Mong people.
Thang Long Hanoi, a city of thousands of year, has a solid and rich historical background and is believed to be protected by four genies.
Ba Be Lake, Bac Kan province, 230 kilometers north of Ha Noi, was formed 200 million years ago. Now part of Ba Be National Park, the Lake has become a popular tourist attraction.
“For a place with so much history – decades of wartime and occupation have left their scars – Ho Chi Minh City feels surprisingly new,” the New York Times Style Magazine starts in a recently-published story about the “vibrant, stylish, youthful” city.
Ha Noi and beach town Nha Trang have been listed among the best 10 cities to go for honeymoon in Asia by The Travel, a leading travel site of Canada.
With mighty mangrove forests, unique floating markets and cultural destinations, An Giang Province is a beautiful place to visit during the rainy season, which will come next month.
Vietnam is a wonderland for travelers at every turns from glittering beach sands to bustling cities to spectacular mountain ranges. Among abundant options to engage in a trip in Vietnam, the UK’s travel guide magazine Wanderlust suggests some 17 best things that you never want to miss.
The Cau Vang (Golden Bridge) in the central coastal city of Da Nang has been ranked amongst the 28 most stunning bridges around the world by Insider, a leading US news site.
Following a 20-km road leading to the summit of central Việt Nam's Bạch Mã (White Horse) Mountain at 1,450 metres, visitors might feel as if they are surfing on clouds.
Nghê Rock on Sơn Trà Peninsula is the first place to Đà Nẵng to receive the sun's light each day.
Hạ Long Bay in Quảng Ninh Province is one of the most popular attractions place in Asia, according to the South China Morning Post newspaper.
The central region of Vietnam is ranked sixth out of the top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia Pacific this year by Lonely Planet.
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has strived in its efforts to promote local tourism towards a sustainable model, by exploiting its heritage values combined with new ways of tourism development.
Vietnamese food has been listed among the 10 healthiest cuisines globally by UK travel website The Culture Trip.
For generations, Ban (Bauhinia) flowers have been associated culturally and spiritually with Thai and Tay ethnic minority groups living in Vietnam’s northwestern mountains.
Phong Nha - Ke Bang, Cuc Phuong, and Bach Ma have been named among Vietnam’s 10 best parks by UK travel website The Culture Trip.
Lang Son province, 180 kilometers from Hanoi, has huge tourism potential: historical relics, scenic spots, temples, and pagodas. The cultural diversity of ethnic minorities adds another attraction to Lang Son province, which is beautiful all year round.
Renowned travel website Stars Insider has named a small site in UNESCO-recognised Ha Long Bay as one of the most incredible floating villages in the world.
Binh Dinh, a coastal province in central Vietnam, is a land of martial arts plus majestic sea and mountain landscapes.
The Hon Xuong Island offers the same beauty as Maldives without the 5-star expense.
Vietnam's Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary has been ranked seventh among the world’s Top 10 most famous bird sanctuaries, according to the website Trendrr of the United States.
Located 40 km to the west of Hanoi, Duong Lam ancient village in Son Tay town is one of must-visit tourist destinations of the capital city because of its unique historical, architectural, cultural values.
The word “banh mi” (Vietnamese bread) was admitted into the Oxford English Dictionary, one of the world’s most prestigious dictionaries, on March 24, 2011, showing the international community’s recognition for Vietnam’s culinary culture.
Dolphins were swimming on Hon Cau Beach in the south central province of Binh Thuan on April 9, 2020.
Located on the Chinese border, Ha Giang Province in Vietnam’s northern highlands is brimming with the warm vibrance of red kapok, yellow rapeseed, plum and peach blossoms.
Hanoi ranked #1 in the top 10 most affordable destinations in Asia, following by two of Vietnam’s most popular tourist stops.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam has added 11 more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritage.
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Vietnam was ranked 7th among the World’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019.
Recognized as a world-class biological reserve by UNESCO in 2000, Can Gio Mangrove Forest is a top destination with its system of canals, its spectacular ocean scenery and its tranquility.
Located in Ta Puong Village, Huong Hoa District of Quang Tri Province, Ta Puong Waterfall is one of the most impressive natural scenery of Central Vietnam.
There are about 600 Khmer pagodas in the Mekong Delta, and none of them are similar. Among them, Bat Pagoda is home to thousands of bats.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on April 9 announced travel restrictions between the capital of Phom Penh and provinces to ensure national safety during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Vietnamese Government has handed over 500 “Made-in-Vietnam” COVID-19 test kits to Indonesia.
Both Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City have been consistently ranked top destinations for expats to work and live in by international surveys.
Vietnam repatriated 600 German and other European citizens stranded in Vietnam on Monday and Wednesday by two special Vietnam Airlines flights.
Vietnamese tourism companies are virtually in hibernation mode as the novel coronavirus slashes travel plans and, in turn, their revenues.
Bình Thủy House is a well-preserved 149-year-old house in Cần Thơ City. The old house features French colonial architecture and serene gardens.
Son Doong Cave was named among the top 9 greatest adventures in the World by Dave, a UK television channel.
While Ho Chi Minh City ranked 12th, Vietnam's central coastal city of Da Nang was 7th in TripAdvisor’s global list of 25 trending destinations this year.
Located off the coast of Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, Phu Quoc Island is listed in the top 17 places in Asia by CNN.
The US magazine Forbes has listed Whale Island in the central province of Khánh Hòa among the 10 must-visit diving destinations this year.
The traditional craft of making fish sauce in Nam O Village of Da Nang City has been designated a national intangible cultural heritage.
More than 1,000 weapons including knives, swords and guns from around the world are displayed at the largest private weapon museum in Vung Tau, Vietnam.
On April 3, the British Royal Cave Association (BCRA) announced their discovery of the 12 new caves with a total length of 10.5 km in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam.
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.
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.