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  • Hanoi Rocks’ final album set them up for stardom, but fate had other ideas: Instead, it fuelled Axl Rose and inspired Appetite For Destruction

    Would Appetite for Destruction have happened without Two Steps From The Move? Axl Rose became enamoured of Hanoi Rocks in the early 80s while piecing Guns N’ Roses together and he took particular note … Full story:

  • Hanoi launches more experiential tours

    Hanoi is home to a number of cultural and historical sites that are considered valuable resources for tourism development. Full story:

  • Hanoi, HCMC hotel tariffs increase by double digits

    The recovery in tourism drove hotel prices in Hanoi and HCMC up by double digits last year, a recent report by real estate consultancy Savills said. Full story:

  • Hanoi Tourism Festival to take place in late April

    The Hanoi Tourism Festival 2024, themed “Thang Long – Hanoi, the Charming Capital”, will be held from April 25 to 28 at Thong Nhat Park in Hai Ba Trung District. Full story:

  • Cultivating agricultural tourism model in Hanoi

    A tour with a difference for international visitors was launched on April 4 in Hanoi under a model developed by VietHarvest AgriTour. Full story:

  • Tourism sector likely to achieve yearly goal of 18 million foreign visitors

    The tourism sector is striving to maintain the growth momentum recorded in the first quarter so as to fulfil the target of serving 18 million foreign visitors this year, given a full recovery in most … Full story:

  • Hanoi prepares plans for tourism festival in late April

    On April 2, the Hanoi People’s Committee issued a plan to organize the Hanoi Tourism Festival 2024 to honor attractive historical and cultural values, promote tourism promotion activities of the … Full story:

  • Hanoi Tourism Festival 2024 to take place late this month

    Ha Noi, Thu do quyen ru” (Thang Long – Hanoi, a charming capital) will be held from April 25-28 at the city’s Thong Nhat Park, with diverse activities. Full story:

  • Domestic tourism under threat from high flight costs

    The increase in the price of air tickets in March has sparked concerns about a potential decline in visitor numbers during the upcoming domestic peak tourist season. Full story:

  • New destinations added to Hanoi tourism map

    The Hanoi Department of Tourism has recently brought a group of tour agency managers and journalists to three villages as part of a special tour Con Duong Di San Nam Thang Long (Exploring the Heritage … Full story:

  • Promoting community-based tourism

    The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang is focusing on exploiting its potential and advantages, and implementing a host of solutions to encourage and support investment in community-based tourism. Full story:

  • From Barcelona to Hanoi, travel hotspots levy tourist taxes and take other steps to curb crowds, pollution, bad behaviour

    To curb overtourism and foster more environmentally friendly travel, destinations from Venice to Kyoto are taxing visitors or restricting access. We look at tourism control measures around the world. Full story:

  • Hanoi to boost export of craft products

    Hanoi capital city is seeking measures and issuing support policies to promote the development of craft villages, and open doors for the export of their products to the world. Full story:

  • Hanoi cuisine – a distinctive cultural product of Vietnam

    For decades, Hanoi’s cuisine has been considered as a cultural heritage, encompassing both material and spiritual elements, from ingredients, flavors, cooking art to dining etiquette. Full story:

  • Hanoi’s tourism revival boosted

    Hanoi welcomed about 6.54 million tourist arrivals in the first quarter of this year, of them some 1.4 million international, representing year-on-year rises of 10.9% and 40%, respectively, the … Full story:

  • Vietnam and Russia to work on President Putin’s Hanoi visit

    VOV.VN – Relevant agencies of Vietnam and Russia will work closely to arrange the upcoming visit to Vietnam by President Vladimir Putin, according to Nguyen Duc Thang, deputy spokesperson for the … Full story:

  • Hanoi to build monorail along Red River

    To develop tourism, economy and the society, Hanoi plans to build a sky- monorail system along the Red River. The rail system will connect with waterways bus route, eliminating the spatial separation … Full story:

  • Vietnamese nurse on vacation saves Indian tourist from sudden cardiac arrest

    A screenshot from the CCTV footage at a restaurant in Da Nang City, central Vietnam shows a nurse performing CPR to save an Indian tourist’ life. A nurse from the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital saved … Full story: