The 16th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) opened on September 6 with the participation of member cities including Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Taipei, Manila and Hanoi.
Hanoi’s tourism sector is taking measures to turn the capital city into a safe, friendly, quality and attractive destination.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 28 visited the Bat Trang ceramics village in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district, one of the famous trade villages in the capital city and the country.
More than five tonnes of different fish species, the biggest volume ever, were released into the Hong (Red) River in the capital city of Hanoi on February 25, or 10th day of the Lunar New Year.
VOV.VN - As one of Hanoi’s longstanding traditional handicraft communities, Bat Trang Pottery Village in Gia Lam District has long been popular with tourists. In recent days the village has been busier than usual as trade increases ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The Red River, running through northern Vietnam, offers the chance to discover a rural way of life that has hardly changed for centuries. For those with one more day to spare in Hanoi, a cruise along the Red River is the perfect city escape. Pham Ha, CEO of Luxury Travel explores.
VOV.VN - 2016 has been a special year for the Vietnam lychee segment of agriculture, with exporters seeing a real upward shift in international sales of popular brands such as Luc Ngan, Thanh Ha and Bat Trang.
VOV.VN - An exquisite Tu Linh set of vases, smashed auction house records when it sold for a staggering US$300,000 on May 28 to Do Anh Dung, the president of Tan Hoang Minh Group.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Department of Tourism recently held seminars in Ho Chi Minh City and Danang highlighting the city’s tourism opportunities and educating the staff of some 100 local travel agencies on the ‘Magic of Hanoi’.
Hanoi has been building new tourism products to lure more domestic and foreign visitors to the capital city, affirming its position as a tourism centre of the country, said the municipal Department of Tourism.
Kim Lan, a commune on the outskirts of Hanoi, has taken steps to escape from the shadow of the renowned Bat Trang ceramic village and establish itself as a prestigious pottery producer.
VOV.VN - Annually the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi holds a ‘rural market’ showcasing traditional foods and culture of Vietnam to international travellers on the occasion of the Tet Lunar New Year— and this year is no exception.
Situated in the Van Ha Commune of Viet Yen district, Tho Ha village was once known as one of three major northern ceramic centres, along with Bat Trang and Phu Lang.
(VOV) - Kim Lan is considered to be one of renowned ceramic villages in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district producing, making a variety of products like flowerpots, decanters and jars, toothpick holders.
The traditional Bat Trang ceramic village in Gia Lam district, Hanoi, which has undergone 800 years of development, has affirmed its position and brand name in domestic and foreign markets.
(VOV) - Forty-nine of the country’s 52 traditional craft villages are located in the Hanoi vicinity and share vast potential for tourism development, highly dependent on niche marketing and improved infrastructure.
The capital has outlined a plan to restore traditional craft villages, which are rapidly disappearing.
(VOV) - Students attending the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) visited Bat Trang ceramic craft village in Hanoi on July 22.
(VOV) - Ambassadors, their wives and representatives from more than 20 embassies and international organisations joined a spring tour of the traditional craft village of Bat Trang in Hanoi on March 1.
The capital city of Hanoi has set to increase the number of its trade villages to 1,500 from now to 2015 in a bid to create jobs for at least half of its rural workers.