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  • Localities nationwide to help promote Dien Bien tourism

    Localities nationwide are set to hold activities and events in response to Visit Vietnam Year 2024, which spotlights tourism values and potential of the northwestern province of Dien Bien. Full story: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/localities-nationwide-to-help-promote-dien-bien-tourism/280112.vnp

  • Booking spike for Hanoi-Con Dao flights prior to service ending

    Demand for air tickets on the Hanoi-Con Dao route has risen after Bamboo Airways announced that they would suspend the flight route from April. Full story: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/booking-spike-for-hanoi-con-dao-flights-prior-to-service-ending-2253879.html

  • HCM City boosts tourism promotion to lure travelers

    Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism industry has recorded positive signs as many international travelers have chosen the metropolis as part of their journeys in early 2024. Full story: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/hcm-city-boosts-tourism-promotion-to-lure-travelers/280101.vnp

  • Chinese tourists show interest in Vietnam during Tet: Agoda

    Searches regarding Vietnam-related tourism from Chinese tourists during the recent Lunar New Year holiday recovered almost to pre-pandemic levels, reaching 95% of the holiday in 2020, Agoda data … Full story: https://www.msn.com/

  • Expansion of visa exemption policy conducive to Vietnam tourism: expert

    The expansion of the visa exemption policy to cover more countries is good for Vietnam tourism, said Head of the Secretariat of the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) Hoang Nhan Chinh. Full story: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/expansion-of-visa-exemption-policy-conducive-to-vietnam-tourism-expert/280054.vnp

  • Chinese tourists’ searches for Vietnam tourism bounce back: Agoda

    Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Nha Trang, a popular beach city in south-central … In 2020, China took the lead among countries searching for Vietnam tourism. However, the COVID-19 outbreak in 2021 and … Full story: https://tuoitrenews.vn/news/ttnewsstyle/20240227/chinese-tourists-searches-for-vietnam-tourism-bounce-back-agoda/78486.html

  • Hanoi to build a digital map system for smart tourism

    The Hanoi Department of Tourism will build a digital map system for smart tourism in the city, develop and expand the tourism sector’s data management scheme, update the agricultural tourism database, … Full story: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/hanoi-to-build-a-digital-map-system-for-smart-tourism-2253077.html

  • Vietnamese more interested in spiritual tourism

    Spiritual tourism is more and more popular among Vietnamese tourists as the number of tour bookings increased by 20% in the first month of the lunar new year, which falls in February this year and is … Full story: https://vovworld.vn/en-US/news/vietnamese-more-interested-in-spiritual-tourism-1274133.vov

  • Southern localities preparing for tourism upswing in 2024

    With impressive tourism recovery in 2023, shown in the substantial increase in both tourist arrivals and tourism revenue, localities in the Southeastern and Mekong Delta regions have made huge plans … Full story: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/southern-localities-preparing-for-tourism-upswing-in-2024/279782.vnp

  • President attends ethnic spring festival in Hanoi’s suburban town

    President Vo Van Thuong on February 24 attended the opening of the “spring festival in all regions of the country” at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi’s Son Tay … Full story: https://en.dangcongsan.vn/vietnam-today/president-attends-ethnic-spring-festival-in-hanoi-s-suburban-town-20000668.html

  • Hanoi, Saigon audiences line up to watch war film

    Audiences in Hanoi and HCMC have eagerly queued up at cinemas to watch the war film “Dao, Pho Va Piano” (Peach Blossoms, Pho and Piano). Full story: https://www.msn.com/

  • Hanoi, Saigon audiences line up to watch war film

    National Cinema Center to increase it to 18 shows a day and in its largest auditoriums.Vu Duc Tung, the acting director of the center, described the audiences’ enthusiasm as unprecedented, leading to … Full story: https://www.msn.com/

  • New routes help tourists discover Hanoi’s destinations

    Joining the “Exploring the heritage road in South Thang Long” tour, people will travel from the city center to the outlying districts of Thanh Oai, Ung Hoa and My Duc. Traditional craft villages and … Full story: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/new-routes-help-tourists-discover-hanoi-s-destinations-2250870.html

  • Hanoi’s sticky rice cooking craft recognised as national heritage

    The People’s Committee of Hanoi’s Tay Ho district has organised a sticky rice festival and a ceremony to announce the craft of cooking sticky rice in Phu Thuong village as a national intangible … Full story: https://vietnam.vnanet.vn/english/tin-van/hanois-sticky-rice-cooking-craft-recognised-as-national-heritage-360776.html

  • Airfare from Vietnam to Singapore doubles as Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour approaches

    Economy class round-trip tickets from HCMC to Singapore, during Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour from March 2 to 9, are priced at around VND8.91 million (US$360), with fares from Hanoi reaching VND12 million. Full story: https://www.msn.com/

  • Stranded Taiwanese tourist incident could affect Vietnam’s reputation

    The tour operator should have notified Vietnamese and Taiwanese tourism authorities as soon as the incident occurred, Quynh added. Nguyen Tien Dat, vice president of Hanoi’s Tourism Club, said when … Full story: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/travel/stranded-taiwanese-tourist-incident-could-affect-vietnam-s-reputation-4714128.html

  • Vietnam attends tourism fair in India

    Da Nang city’s Tourism Department, the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, and the Vietnam Travel and Marketing Transports Joint Stock Company (Vietravel) have opened booths to promote Vietnam … Full story: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-attends-tourism-fair-in-india/279895.vnp

  • Dien Bien to host National Tourism Year 2024

    With the theme Dien Bien Glory – Endless Experience, National Tourism Year will offer visitors 169 diverse experiences throughout 2024. Full story: https://vir.com.vn/dien-bien-to-host-national-tourism-year-2024-109051.html