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Tourist arrivals in Hanoi drop strongly

Tourist arrivals in Hanoi in the first quarter are estimated at 3.85 million, down 47.2 percent annually, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism. Hanoi (VNA) – Tourist arrivals in Hanoi in the first quarter are estimated at 3.85 million, down 47.2 percent annually, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism. Of them, over 956,000 were foreigners and […]

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Cruise operators oppose sudden Cat Ba fee rises

The authorities of Haiphong City have decided to impose a sharp increase in fees for Cat Ba Island, sparking strong protest from cruise operators. Cat Ba Island Under the newly-issued resolution approved by Haiphong authorities, from January 11 this year, charges for visiting Cat Ba will be increased to VND80,000 (USD3.47) for adults, while VND40,000 […]

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Switzerland supports Vietnam in sustainable tourism development

The Swiss Sustainable Tourism Programme (SSTP), the first of its kind funded by Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) for Vietnam, has officially kicked off, according to the programme’s management board. Specifically, the programme, which aims to raise the competitiveness and sustainability of Vietnamese tourism, will be implemented from late 2018 to May 2022, […]

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A style honed in VN that’s becoming a real egg-stravaganza

Mixing coffee with eggs makes no sense at all. The two go together like ducks to boiling water.  Yet in Vietnam this is a thing. In fact it’s a very big thing. Using egg whites instead of cream or milk was necessary in the 1940s due to rationing during the war. Condensed milk, the usual […]

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Central region sets up cuisine museum

The Quang Nam Culture, Sports and Tourism Department has just set up a Quang Region Cuisine Museum to honour local noodle dishes. The museum was established by Vinahouse Joint Stock Company on National Highway No 1 in the area of Dien Minh Commune, Dien Ban District, the central province of Quang Nam. According to Le […]

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Cam Ranh named among best places to visit in May

Cam Ranh Bay has been named among the world’s seven best destinations for May by top travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. Binh Ba island, Cam Ranh Bay Located near the resort city of Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa, Cam Ranh boasts pristine and mesmerising beaches that have yet to be marred […]

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Ceremony to receive UNESCO recognition for Bai Choi singing

Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee has held a meeting to discuss the plan for a ceremony to receive recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO. Accordingly, the ceremony will take place in Hoi An city on May 7th with the participation of artisans, Bai choi clubs in the province, representatives of UNESCO in […]

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Vietnamese food an attractive tourism product

The culinary festival “Essence of Vietnamese food” will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from April 6-8, introducing special dishes from across the nation, as part of activities to develop food tourism. Vietnamese “bun cha” According to Vice President of the Viet Nam Tourism Association (VTA) Vu The Binh, the tourism sector is developing […]

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Adjust time for regular restoration of President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum

The Prime Minister has approved the adjustment of regular restoration of President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum starting from June 15th to August 15th. The Prime Minister asked the Management Board of President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum to announce the adjustment to Ministries, localities and press agencies. In previous years, President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and […]

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Ha Noi, Da Nang among favorite destinations for young Japanese

Ha Noi and the central coastal city of Da Nang are among the top three charming cities for young Japanese visitors in recent years, thanks to many cultural similarities and tourist attractions, a recent Ha Noi-Japan investment conference heard. A view of central Da Nang City. Ha Noi and the central coastal city of Da […]

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