The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holidays celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25% compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators.
Vietnam is striving to develop sea and island tourism to drive the sea-based economy forward, thus turning itself into a rich and strong marine nation.
VOV.VN - Located offshore Ba Ria-Vung Tau southern province, the remote and utterly beautiful Con Dao (known as Poulor Condor) Islands offer visitors a rare experience not found anywhere else in the country with clear beaches, white sand and imposing mountains.
Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.
A delegation of left-wing women from Argentina and Chile, led by President of the Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) Poldi Sosa, visited the War Remnants Museum and met with former Con Dao female prisoners in Ho Chi Minh City on March 7.
Airport Corporation of Vietnam, the sole airport company which manages the 22 airports across the country, has recently been found committing several violations.
Con Dao islands in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel Leisure magazine.
A 3D virtual military museum has been opened on Con Dao island by the Vietnam Military History Museum and the Political Department of Military Zone No 7.
VOV.VN - Six Senses Con Dao in Phu Quoc has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel + Leisure magazine.
VOV.VN -CNN Travel recently posted an article on their website in which they promoted travel to Vietnam and what they referred to as five ideal tropical paradises. Here are the photos and locations they touted.
VOV.VN - With more than 3,260km of coastal lines, Vietnam owns numerous luxury seaside resorts with clear and clean beach, beautiful scenery, fresh air and delicious seafood dishes.
Around 200 hectares of bleached corals around Con Dao Island have recovered naturally, the management of the Con Dao National Park has said.
Preservation workers at the Nui Chua National Park, the south central province of Ninh Thuan, have released more than 900 sea turtles to sea since June.
VOV.VN - Con Dao, Phu Quoc and Nha Trang are just a few of the leading getaways for the Vietnam National Day (September 2), according to travel agencies Fiditour, Ben Thanh Tourist and Vietravel.
VOV.VN -As an archipelago in the southern province of Ba Ria –Vung Tau, Con Dao has become an international tourism destination, thanks to its primitive beauty, fresh food, biodiversity and ecosystem with precious and rare species of wild fauna and flora.
Seven fishermen in the central province of Quang Binh returned home safe and sound on July 17 after their ship was hit by a Philippine cargo vessel and sunk near the waters of Con Dao island in central Quang Tri province on July 4.
Con Dao has recently been ranked fourth in the top 10 best places to travel in Asia list of 2016 by Lonely Planet Magazine.
El Nino-triggered coral bleaching has spread to approximately one fourth of coral reef areas across waters around Con Dao Islands off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau since March.
CNN has listed 10 places where travellers feel a chill upon their visits. Con Dao Prison in Vietnam is also in this list.
These pictures about the past and present Con Dao will give readers an authentic look as well as the history of the famous island in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.