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Centuries-old village turns to smart tourism
Centuries-old village turns to smart tourism
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - As part of a new initiative, smart tourism will be applied at the centuries-old Bat Trang commune in Gai Lam district on the outskirts of Hanoi. Bat Trang is one of the most famous pottery villages in Vietnam. (Illustrative image. Source: VNA) Now, old kilns, ancient houses and pottery workshops will be ready to receive a...
Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019
Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019
Vinh Phuc (VNA) – The northern midland province of Vinh Phuc aims to welcome 6 million tourists in 2019, including 43,500 foreigners, and rake in 1.91 trillion VND (82.13 million USD) from the tourism sector. A view of the Flamingo Dai Lai Resort in Vinh Phuc province (Photo: vinhphuc.gov.vn) The number of visitors to Vinh Phuc has increased rapidly...
Ban Gioc waterfall festival kicks off in Cao Bang
Ban Gioc waterfall festival kicks off in Cao Bang
Cao Bang (VNA) – The 2019 Ban Gioc waterfall festival opened in the northern border province of Cao Bang on October 5. Ban Gioc is the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia and also the world's fourth largest cross-border waterfall (Photo: VNA) The two-day event is jointly held by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the...
Hanoi tourist destinations to go smoke-free
Hanoi tourist destinations to go smoke-free
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Some of Hanoi’s major tourism sites will become smoke-free this month as part of a new initiative. St Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) The ban will also include a number of hotels and restaurants who will face fines if they don’t clearly display no smoking signs. The destinations, including famous landmarks such as Ngoc Son...
RoK waives visa fees for Vietnamese citizens
RoK waives visa fees for Vietnamese citizens
NDO – The Ministry of Justice in the Republic of Korea (RoK) has decided to temporarily waive fees for short-term visas for citizens of all ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, in a bid to boost visitor numbers from the regional community and entice people to make business trips. The Republic of Korea has decided to temporarily waive fees for...
Cai Chien island – untouched paradise in Quang Ninh province
Cai Chien island – untouched paradise in Quang Ninh province
Quang Ninh (VNA) – Cai Chien island, dubbed the “forgotten paradise”, is a must-see destination in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh. Cai Chien island is dubbed the "forgotten paradise" of the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh (Source: internet) It is the only island commune in Hai Ha district, about 330 km from the capital city of Hanoi. To...
CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers
CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers
Hanoi (VNA) – Advertising clips by the US Cable News Network (CNN) to promote Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi have attracted a lot of foreign viewers during their broadcasts from June 3 to August 31 as part of the bilateral tourism deal. Hanoi-Cradle of Heritage is a 30-second advertising clip on Hanoi made by CNN (Screenshot photo) The Hanoi...
Vietnam welcomes 12.9 million foreign tourists in 9 months
Vietnam welcomes 12.9 million foreign tourists in 9 months
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam welcomed 12.9 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2019, a year-on-year rise of 10.8 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). Foreign visitors at Phu Quoc night market (Source: VNA) In September alone, the number of foreign holidaymakers to Vietnam was estimated at 1.56 million. The office said the number of...
HCM City welcomes over 6.2 million foreign tourists in nine months
HCM City welcomes over 6.2 million foreign tourists in nine months
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City greeted more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2019, representing a year-on-year increase of 14.3 percent, according to the municipal Department of Tourism. Foreign visitors in Ho Chi Minh City (Source: https://www.hcmcpv.org.vn) The city’s tourism sector earned 108.3 trillion VND (over 4.6 billion USD) in revenue...
Hanoi greets over 4.7 million foreign visitors in nine months
Hanoi greets over 4.7 million foreign visitors in nine months
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi welcomed more than 4.7 million foreign tourists in the first nine months of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 10.1 percent, announced the municipal Department of Tourism on September 24. Hanoi Opera House, a famous tourist attraction of the capital city (Photo: VNA) The capital city hosted a total 21.5 million visitors in the period,...