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Vietnam Airlines debuts premium economy seats for Japanese routes

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has introduced its premium economy class for routes connecting Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City to Tokyo of Japan. Premium economy seats have been installed on Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A350-900 planes, offering more convenient space and associated services compared to the economy ones. The class comes with […]

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Beat winter blues with the delicious banh khuc

Hanoi’s winter is said to be incomplete without savouring banh khuc or xoi khuc. Another reason why the dish is popular during winter is because the most important ingredient – cudweed – grows abundantly during late winter. In the first two months of the year, when an early spring drizzle envelops the villages and farms, […]

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Ha Noi to open Tet produce market

Cultural activities featuring traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) activities and a special organic produce market will be held at a Spring Festival in downtown Ha Noi from February 2-8. The Viet Nam Exhibition Centre will present a traditional Tet market The Viet Nam Exhibition Centre of Culture and Art will present food and art to prepare […]

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Xoan Singing to receive official recognition as heritage of humanity

Xoan Singing of northern Phu Tho province will receive the official recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO in a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho on February 3.   Xoan Singing of Phu Tho province will receive official recognition as an UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity […]

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Cua Van fishing village among world’s 16 most wonderful destinations

Cua Van, a small fishing village in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has been recognized as one of the world’s 16 most picturesque villages by Journeyetc.com, a travel blog that provides useful guidance and information about the global travel market. Cua Van fishing village is recognized as one of the world’s 16 most picturesque […]

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Tour offers new views of Hanoi

 New tours highlighting the remarkable museums, theatres and relics in the capital will be launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). The VNAT cooperated with travel agents to organise pilot tours to connect tourists with some attractions of the capital on January 18 and 19. The activity aims to realise the direction of […]

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Jetstar Pacific installs check-in kiosks at airport

Vietnam’s budget carrier Jetstar Pacific on February 1 put into service its automatic check-in kiosk system at airport, allowing passengers to check-in within only 30 seconds. This is a modern check-in technology introduced by Jetstar Pacific following its implementation of a web check-in system. Accordingly, passengers just need to enter their reservation code, check flight […]

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Exhibition re-enacts Viet Nam’s culture in Co Loa Citadel relic site

The Khong gian Viet (Viet space) display area was officially put into operation in the Co Loa Citadel on February 1 as part of efforts to diversify cultural activities in the national historical-cultural relic site.   Covering over 2,000 sq.m, the model comprises three wooden houses and six leaf-tiled cottages designed in traditional style, and over 20 […]

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