Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival opens in Ninh Binh
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien district of the northern mountainous province of Ninh Binh on January 30, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
Mekong Delta hub set for Tet with blooming flower street
A street in Can Tho City will be decked out in over 70,000 baskets carrying locally sourced flowers in celebration of Tet.
Tu Linh boat race - a unique festival of Ly Son island district
The Tu Linh (Four Holy Beasts) Boat Race in the spring in Ly Son Island District, in the central province of Quang Ngai, has existed and been preserved for more…
Free entry to historical sites in Dien Bien open during Lunar New Year
Several historical and cultural sites in the northern province of Dien Bien will be open for free from January 25 to 27, the first three days of the Lunar New Year, the provincial authorities have decided.
HCM City: Lunar New Year’s Eve fireworks to be set off at 7 venues
Ho Chi Minh City will hold 15-minute fireworks displays at seven venues to welcome the Year of the Rat on Lunar New Year’s Eve (January 24).
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.