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Hanoi to make tourism key industry by 2020

Hanoi to make tourism key industry by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi plans to make tourism more sustainable and a key industry, hoping to welcome 30 million visitors per year, including 5.7 million foreigners, by 2020.

Vietnam’s heritage photo contest launched

Vietnam’s heritage photo contest launched

The fifth Vietnam heritage photo contest, themed “Rivers of Vietnam”, was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2, open to Vietnamese citizens and foreigners.

Property sales to foreigners grow

Property sales to foreigners grow

Many foreigners and overseas Vietnamese are buying apartments in Vietnam, especially in Ho Chi Minh City, according to market analysts.

Workshop reviews tourism occupational training

Workshop reviews tourism occupational training

Outcomes of occupational skill evaluation programmes under the 2013 Vietnam Tourism Occupational Standards (VTOS 2013) were reported at a workshop held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tour.

Tourist arrivals to Da Nang increase sharply

Tourist arrivals to Da Nang increase sharply

Around 326,000 travellers visited the central coastal city of Da Nang in February, up 13.9 from the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism.

Foreigners keen on Vietnam calligraphy arts

Foreigners keen on Vietnam calligraphy arts

VOV.VN - As traditional, Vietnamese people often ask calligraphers for nice words at the approach of Tet holidays with the hope of having good luck in the new year.

Foreigners and Vietnam’s traditional Tet holiday

Foreigners and Vietnam’s traditional Tet holiday

VOV.VN - For foreigners living and working in the country, the traditional Lunar New Year is special because through the holiday they can see different aspects of Vietnam ranging from cuisine to behavior and characteristic national festivals.

What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

VOV.VN -The Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is a golden opportunity for foreigners living, working and touring this time of year to gain a better understanding of the country’s customs, traditions, and people.

Hue heritage area receives 2m visitors

Hue heritage area receives 2m visitors

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre announced that more than two million visitors came to see its heritage sites this year as of December 25, including a historic influx of one million foreigners.