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RoK to open consulate office in Da Nang

RoK to open consulate office in Da Nang

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working on preparations for the opening of a General Consulate in the central city of Da Nang, a famous coastal tourism hub of Vietnam.

Local singer appointed Japanese tourism envoy

Local singer appointed Japanese tourism envoy

VOV.VN - The Japanese government has announced the appointment of popular singer Noo Phuoc Thinh as its goodwill ambassador in Vietnam to promote tourist visits to the East Asian island nation.

Tay Thien festival commences in Vinh Phuc

Tay Thien festival commences in Vinh Phuc

Tay Thien festival, one of the major spiritual events in the north, began in Tam Dao district, Vinh Phuc province on March 12, drawing a wave of local residents and tourists.

Hanoi runs four free tours for travelers

Hanoi runs four free tours for travelers

VOV.VN - Hanoi’s Department of Tourism and the Vietnam-Hanoi Tourism Joint Stock Company (Vietnamtourism) have offered free tours of craft streets for tourists on the occasion of the inauguration of a Center for Tourist Information and Support at 28 Hang Dau street.

Vinh Long launches hat boi shows for tourists

Vinh Long launches hat boi shows for tourists

Shows featuring hat boi (classical drama) will be launched in southern Vịnh Long province in an bid to attract tourists and preserve traditional theatre, the province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has said.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam up 25.7% in nine months

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam up 25.7% in nine months

VOV.VN - Foreign arrivals to Vietnam reached 813,007 in September, bringing the total foreign travelers during the first nine months to 7,265,380 up 25.7% against last year’s corresponding period, reports the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).

Russia eyes mutual visa-free travel exchange with Vietnam

Russia eyes mutual visa-free travel exchange with Vietnam

VOV.VN - The head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency has announced that it is considering proposed mutual visa-free group tourist exchanges with Vietnam, on the same basis that it now offers Chinese residents.

Ten ideal destinations for National Day holiday

Ten ideal destinations for National Day holiday

VOV.VN - Cham, Re and Nam Du islands with their pristine and splendid scenery have become highly popular tourist destinations, especially during this National Day holiday (September 2).

Bac Giang targets over 1 million tourists by 2020

Bac Giang targets over 1 million tourists by 2020

The northern province of Bac Giang has set the goal of attracting more than 1 million tourists by 2020, including over 11,700 foreigners, and earning over VND830 billion (US$37.2 million).

Stats say int’l guests on the rise in Hanoi

Stats say int’l guests on the rise in Hanoi

VOV.VN - The number of international guests visiting the capital city during the first half of 2016 shot up about 33% over the same corresponding six-month period last year to nearly 2.1 million.

Vietnam extends free visa-on-arrival program

Vietnam extends free visa-on-arrival program

VOV.VN - The Vietnam government issued a decree on June 30 extending its limited free visa-on-arrival scheme for tourists from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, reports the Vietnam News Agency.

Coast Guard rescues tourists stranded on Co To Island

Coast Guard rescues tourists stranded on Co To Island

VOV.VN - Nearly 2,000 tourists, stranded on Co To Island, off the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, due to bad weather, were transported to the mainland June 16, says the Island People’s Committee.