Keyword: foreign tourists

Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has entered the top 15 cities in Asia selected by Travel+Leisure’s World's Best Awards 2021.

International awards boost Vietnam’s tourism brand

Vietnam’s tourism sector has made strides in more than the last 10 years to turn the country into one of the world’s famous destinations for resort tourism, with various prestigious international awards.

Quang Tri: From DMZ to East–West Economic Corridor

The central province of Quang Tri was one of the most devastated localities during the war by thousands of tonnes of bombs and shells. Its Ben Hai River, located at the 17th parallel, used to be a part of a DMZ that separated the country during the American War in Vietnam. Now...

Ninh Binh – a tourist magnet

Mentioning Ninh Binh province, tourists not only think of a historic relic but also an alluring tourism destination. Ninh Binh has numerous valuable cultural and historical heritage sites such as Hoa Lu ancient capital, Phat Diem stone church, Bich Dong pagoda, Bai Dinh pagoda,...

Cu Chi Tunnels on path of becoming world heritage

Located in Tan Phu Trung and Phuoc Vinh An communes in Cu Chi district, about 70km from downtown HCM City, Cu Chi Tunnels were built by local residents and soldiers using simple tools from 1946 to 1968 as shelters from US and Saigon troops during the war.

Kien Giang rolls out measures to attract visitors

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has called on local travel companies to actively implement promotional programmes and plans to lure tourists now that COVID-19 has been largely brought under control.

Quang Ninh eyes 550,000 visitors during April 30-May Day holiday

Home to Ha Long Bay - a recognised world natural heritage, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh is set to welcome between 500,000 and 550,000 visitors during the upcoming National Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labour Day (May 1) holiday, said a local...

Cu Chi Tunnels on path of becoming world treasure

Cu Chi Tunnels, a popular destination for both domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its unique historical and architectural values, may soon join UNESCO’s list of world heritage.

Khanh Hoa aims to welcome 5 million tourists

Home to the famous beach city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province’s tourism sector has set a goal of welcoming 5 million tourists this year, including 1.5 million foreign tourists, and earning over 760 million USD in revenue. With the tourism season now in high gear, the province is...

Bat Trang Pottery Village

Bat Trang pottery village is located on the banks of the Red River in Gia Lam district, about 15 km from the centre of Hanoi. This is the oldest and most famous pottery village in Vietnam, attracting the attention of many domestic and foreign tourists.

Korean top legislator wraps up visit to Vietnam

Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National Assembly (NA) Park Byeong-seug left Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 evening, concluding his five-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

NA leaders voice readiness to augment Vietnam-RoK relations

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Speaker of the NA of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Byeong-seug in Hanoi on November 2, expressing the willingness to work with the RoK side to foster the countries’ strategic cooperative partnership.