Roving Vietnam tourism promotion launched in Japan
A tourism promotion program, “Vietnam Show 2009”, kicked off in Japan on September 12, 2009. This is one of the biggest Vietnamese tourism promotion programs in Japan, said the Director of Representative Office of Vietnam Airlines in Japan, Nguyen Quoc Tuan.
First anniversary of Vietnamese Cultural Centre in France
The Vietnam Cultural Centre celebrated its first anniversary of its founding in Paris, France on September 15 with the participation of many Vietnamese people living in France and members of…
Ship museum planned in Hoi An    (Sep 16, 2009)
Plans for a trading ships museum in the ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam have been made in co-ordination with the provincial Department of…
Stone plateau may be declared world geological park
Government officials and experts in the northern province of Ha Giang are working on documents for submission to UNESCO for recognising Dong Van Stone Plateau as a world geological park.
Ancient Vietnamese art on display in Houston
An exhibition of ancient Vietnamese art, called “From River Plain to Open Sea”, opened at the Fine Arts Museum in Houston, Texas on September 15.
Mexican colours explode in capital
An exhibition entitled “The Colour of Mexico” opened in Hanoi on September 14.
French language teaching course for tourism opens
A course for teachers of the French language focused on tourism training got under way at the Asia-Pacific French Language Centre of the HCMC Pedagogical University on September 14.
Japanese women keen to travel to Vietnam
More than 60 members of the Asian-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) gathered for a seminar spotlighting Vietnam’s tourism potential held recently in Tokyo, Japan.
Vietnam attends Tokyo gift fair 2009
Twelve Vietnamese enterprises are joining nearly 2,300 other companies around the world in the Tokyo International Gift Show Autumn 2009.
Four new caves discovered in central Quang Binh
Central Quang Binh has discovered four new caves in To Mo and Tan Hoa valleys, Tan Hoa Commune, Minh Hoa District.
EC presents training equipment to tourism schools
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the European Committee (EC) granted equipment worth over EUR 572,000 to nine tourism training schools nationwide at a ceremony in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on September 10.
18th century objects discovered
The Ha Tinh Museum said on September 7 that it has discovered four wood blocks engraved with ancient Chinese script and a monolithic statue, which are thought to date back to the 18th century.
Markets add colour to photo show
Forty photographs depicting the exotic hues of weekend markets in the mountainous northwestern region are on display at an exhibition in HCMC.
“Honeymoon & Wedding Perfect”: Exhibition of wedding and tourism services
A special exhibition combined wedding services and tourist services named “Honeymoon and Wedding perfect” will be held in Sofitel Plaza Hotel on September 12 and 13, 2009 by Sofitel Plaza Hotel and Travellive Magazine.
Minister Hoang Tuan Anh Welcomed Representatives of JATA
To promote bilateral relations in tourism between Viet Nam and Japan, and implement its Visit World Campaign, representatives of Japanese tour operators and the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) have been in Viet Nam on September 8, 2009 to make a survey trip on Vietnamese tourist destinations in 10 days.