The sixth conference on Vietnam – Taiwan (China) tourism cooperation took place in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 23.
Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, Chargé d’Affaires of Colombia to Vietnam, has expressed her wish for cooperation in waterway tourism between Colombia and Vietnam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To – the first king of the Ly dynasty (1010-1225), has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The northwestern mountainous region has huge potential and advantages for tourism development as it boasts beautiful landscapes and historical sites, rich natural resources, diverse ecology and cultures of ethnic minority groups.
Director General of the Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) Nguyen The Ky has pledged to popularise the beauty, traditional customs and people of Laos during the Lao Tourism Year 2018.
The beauty of Vietnam's natural heritage is the focus of activities at the Green Heritage Culture and Tourism Week, which opened in Hanoi on November 20.
The Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 kicked off on November 18 at Ba Be Lake in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan.
VOV.VN - Around 6.5 million Vietnamese people holidayed abroad last year, spending US$7-8 billion, according to the Vietnam Tourism Association.
The Republic of Korea will loosen visa requirements and issue e-visas for Vietnamese visitors as the number of Vietnamese tourists to the Northeast Asian nation is growing significantly.
The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports has tapped five partners to create the “Angel Guard” app to boost tourist safety in the hope of further stimulating the tourism industry with Chinese visitors the first to be targeted for promotion.
Thailand's government has held its “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” event to kick-off next year’s tourism campaign, aiming to disperse tourist spending across the provinces.
The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Central Highland province of Lam Dong has introduced its new tourism code of conduct.
Hanoi expects to serve 23.83 million visitors, including 4.95 foreigners, this year, a rise of 9% from the previous year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in Prague held talks on tourism promotion between Vietnam and the Czech Republic on November 9.
Many Hong Kong firms are investing in Vietnam and looking for potential projects, said chief executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said.
The northeastern border province of Quang Ninh attracted more than 8.6 million tourists in the first ten months of 2017, including nearly 3.4 million foreigners, year-on-year jumps of 18% and 21%, respectively.
VOV.VN - The National Tourism 2018 – Ha Long-Quang Ninh was launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference in Hanoi on November 6.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pay an official visit to Vietnam on November 8 and 9, which is expected to mark an important milestone in bilateral ties and help foster bilateral cooperation more productively in all fields.
By applying technology to tourism, it is hoped that in the future, Vietnam will have systems in place to enable tourists to book hotels and tickets to enter attractions without support from travel agencies.
Special offers are being given by airlines and tour operators to visitors to a tourism promotion festival which is underway in Hanoi on November 3-5 to boost tourism until the year end.