Hoi An to celebrate Lunar New Year with various activities
Popular Japanese singer Ueno Yuuka, who was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange, will perform with singer Kawamura Yui and the Kolme band from Japan on Lunar New Year’s eve at the Sculpture Park in the ancient city on January 24.
Peach blossom festival held in Lang Son
The annual Peach Blossom Festival has opened at Chi Lang Park, in downtown Lang Son city, the northern province of Lang Son.
Spring in the air and the streets
The spring atmosphere is overwhelming Hanoi’s streets, from downtown to the outskirts.
Hue holds exhibition on Lunar New Year under Nguyen Dynasty
The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre and the National Archives Centre IV held an exhibition in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on January 18 featuring Lunar New Year celebrations during the Nguyen dynasty.
Hoi An among 10 most affordable places for British
The 400-year-old city of Hoi An in central Vietnam has jumped four places to the 7th position on this year’s list of 10 cheapest destinations for the British.
Traditional Tet Festival in Thang Long ancient royal court reproduced
The Tet Festival in the ancient royal court of Thang Long (now Hanoi) is being reproduced at the Thang Long Royal Citadel Heritage in the capital city.
JW Marriott Hanoi houses one of 20 best new Asia Pacific restaurants
The CNN Travel has just published a list of 20 best new restaurants in Asia-Pacific to try in 2020, with the John Anthony Cantonese Grill & Dim Sum at the five-star JW Marriott Hanoi (Vietnam) one of them.
Vietnam Airlines deploys self-service kiosks to speed up check-in services
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on January 14 that all passengers flying with the airline will be able to carry out self-service check-in service at kiosks when departing from Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, and Ho Chi Minh City.
Hanoi falls behind many regional cities on foreign tourist attraction
In 2019, Hanoi welcomed 7.02 million foreign visitors, a year-on-year surge of 17 percent. However, the figure was only one fourth of the foreign arrivals in Hong Kong (China), and one third of that of Bangkok (Thailand) and Singapore.
Quang Nam aims to welcome 8.1 million tourists in 2020
The south-central coastal province of Quang Nam has set a target of serving 8.1 million tourists in 2020.
Bac Ninh, Hanoi to host culture and tourism week in early March
A culture and tourism week will take place in Hanoi and Bac Ninh Province from March 6-8.
Traditional Tet revived at Hue citadel
The Hue Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thua-Thien Hue will be glowing with the atmosphere of traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) from January 17 – 31.
Thai Nguyen festival honours tea processing industry
The 4th Thai Nguyen – Vietnam Tea Festival will be organised in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on April 17-19 to promote Vietnamese tea products, honour villages, producers and the tea processing industry as well as introduced local tea to domestic and international market.
Bamboo Airways poised to welcome addition of two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
Bamboo Airways is set to add two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to its fleet between January 18 and January 19 with the aim of expanding the airline’s flight network.
HCM City to develop cultural tourism
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities plan to focus on developing cultural tourism from now until 2030, speakers at a recent workshop held by the city's Department of Culture and Sports and the Institute for Development Studies.