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Vietnam nominated in six categories of world travel awards
Vietnam nominated in six categories of world travel awards
NDO – Vietnam has been listed among nominees in six world’s leading categories of the annual prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2019. Hanoi was listed among nominees for World’s Leading City Destination title. Accordingly, the country has been nominated for World’s Leading Destination, Culinary Destination and Cultural Destination awards. In addition, the capital city of Hanoi and Hoi An...
Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia
Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia
Tokyo (VNA) – Growing trade feud between Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is redrawing the map of Asian tourism, with the RoK and Chinese travelers avoiding previously popular destinations like Japan and Hong Kong for Southeast Asia, according to the Japan’s Nikkei Asia Review. At Golden Gate bridge, Da Nang (Photo: VNA) In the first half of...
Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash
Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash
Vietnam is the country of cakes made from sticky rice. One of those is banh gio (or banh tro), a cake made from glutinous rice soaked in ash water. The ingredients to make banh gio are very simple: glutinous rice, ash liquor of clean straw, a little lime, banana leaves and molasses. To get the fragrant ash liquid, people...
Vietnam experiences a travel bloom: Thai media
Vietnam experiences a travel bloom: Thai media
Bangkok (VNA) – Vietnam’s non-smoke sector is enjoying a boom, with a substantial increase in the number of Thai visitors buoyed by growing low-cost flights, local media reported. Renowned Golden Bridge in Da Nang city. The central region is gaining popularity among Thai travellers, with such leading destinations as Da Nang, Hue and Hoi An. (Photo: VNA) Vietnam reported...
Ca Mau develops eco-tourism, community-based tourism
Ca Mau develops eco-tourism, community-based tourism
Seeing tourism as a spearhead economy in the near future, the southern province of Ca Mau is working to promote renowned tourist attractions and local typical products, including eco-tourism, community-based tourism, among both domestic and foreign visitors. An aerial view of the Ca Mau Cape National Park (Photo: VNA) Ca Mau (VNA) – Seeing tourism as a spearhead economy...
International conference discusses smart tourism development in Ho Chi Minh City
International conference discusses smart tourism development in Ho Chi Minh City
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism held an international conference on September 7 to discuss ways to develop tourism development in the city. Delegates at the conference According to Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, to develop smart tourism requires the involvement and coordination among four factors, including State management agencies,...
Experiences in Phu Quy Island
Experiences in Phu Quy Island
NDO – Considered as a ‘pearl’ of the south-central coastal region, Phu Quy island district in Binh Thuan province has become a wonderful destination for both domestic and foreign travellers. Bai Nho is a beautiful beach on Phu Quy island Phu Quy, which is also known as Cu Lao Thu, has a total area of around 16.5 square kilometres...
Seoul tourism promoted in Hanoi
Seoul tourism promoted in Hanoi
Hanoi (VNA) – The tourism agency of Seoul held an event in Hanoi on September 3 to promote the capital city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnamese travellers, with the participation of Korean firms and 130 travel and aviation enterprises of Vietnam. An overview of the event (Source: http://kinhtedothi.vn) In the recent three years, the number of...
Bac Son holds huge potential to develop cultural, historical tourism
Bac Son holds huge potential to develop cultural, historical tourism
(LSO) - Tranquil Bac Son district is a wonderland of diverse destinations that deliver big on the country’s magnanimous history and Bac Son civilization that existed more than 10,000 year ago. In the end of August, many tourists from Hanoi chose to visit historical relic sites in Bac Son district instead other destinations as for them, coming to Bac...
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