Tour discounts expected to help stimulate tourism industry
Local and foreign tourists to Vietnam will enjoy price discounts ranging from 30 to 50% of 99 tours around the country for two months, starting from August, 2009.
Project to preserve gong culture in Lam Dong
A project to preserve the gong culture of ethnic minority in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong will be put in action from 2010-2015, according to provincial authorities.
Hong Kong media advertises Danang tourism
A delegation including 15 reporters from Hong Kong newspapers and representatives of Vietnam Airlines in Hong Kong recently made a tour of Danang City.
Halong Bay to get aired on CNN for second time
Vietnam’s famous destination Halong Bay will enjoy widespread publicity on the international TV channel Cable News Network, or CNN, under a deal to promote Vietnam’s tourism likely to be signed in next September, a tourism official said.
Thanh Hoa holds gastronomy festival
A gastronomy festival highlighting the Northern provinces has been held in Sam Son Town, Thanh Hoa Province.
Hanoi, Guangxi youths speed up cooperation
The Youth Unions of Hanoi and China’s Guangxi Province have agreed to speed up cooperation on the promotion of rail tourism.
Travel expo to honour excellence
An award recognising excellence within the tourism industry in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia will be presented during the fifth annual International Travel Expo (ITE) in Ho Chi Minh City in October.
Vietnam’s culture introduced in Lyon, France
Leaders of the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in France held a working session with the Vietnamese Overseas branch in Lyon on July 27 to plan events to introduce Vietnamese culture in this city.
Exhibition in Laos to display posters of President Ho Chi Minh
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will organize a poster exhibition on President Ho Chi Minh in Laos as part of activities to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Vietnam’s August Revolution and National Day.
Hanoi, Guangxi youth join in exchange programme
A friendship exchange programme between the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) in Hanoi and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region’s Youth Union was launched in Hanoi on July 27.
Congratulations to Vietnam on Halong Bay voting
The NewOpenWorld has congratulated Vietnam on the fact that Halong Bay among the top 28 nominees to advance to the final stage of a campaign voting for the world’s seven new natural wonders.
International seminar on 100 years of Sa Huynh culture
An international seminar celebrating 100 years of discovering and researching Sa Huynh culture was held in the central province of Quang Ngai on July 24.
Feudal era documents go on exhibit in Hue
More than 3,000 feudal-era documents are on display at an exhibition that has opened at the municipal library of the central city of Hue.
Ancient well found at Nam Giao worship site
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient well during their fourth excavation of the Ho Citadel’s Nam Giao – Tay Do worship site.
“Ancient stones” go Swedish
An exhibition on an ancient stone site that tourists are advised not to miss if they take a tour of the Sapa in the northern border province of Lao Cai will open in Sweden from September 27-November 8, 2009.