VND 1.1 trillion to preserve Hoi An ancient town
The ancient town of Hoi An will need an estimated VND 1.1 trillion to preserve and develop its cultural heritage value in the 2009-2020 period, according to a project submitted to central Quang Nam province.
Japanese hot pot buffet bring a special culinary culture to Hanoians
A moving Hot Pot Line rocking special Japanese hot pot buffet with hundreds of dishes such as such as salmon, scallop, oyster, Kobe beef and mushroom and vegetables along with…
Culinary journey over four continents come to Hanoi
The 4th Arômes festival 2008 with the theme ‘Culinary Journey over Four Continents’ will be held at Sofitel Metropole Hanoi from today and last until December 7, 2008.
Miss World 2007 and 2008 to attend charity concert in Hanoi
A charity concert will be held on January 13, 2009 at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi, with the participation of Miss World 2007 and 2008 and other overseas Vietnamese singers.
Experience a home-stay   (Dec 01, 2008)
Experience a home-stay
Tourists planning a budget trip to Hoi An should consider home-stay accommodation. Inexpensive and cozy, a home-stay will show you how locals really live, and give you a chance to immerse yourself in the culture.
Tourism sector hit by global financial crisis
The last few months saw dramatic declines in foreign visitors, yet the overall figure for the first 11 months of the year is more than the figure for the same period last year by 1.1 per cent.
Central region to lure 100,000 Thai, Lao visitors
Vietnam’s central region is expected to receive about 100,000 visitors from Thailand and Laos this year.
Vietnam and Cambodia will step up high-ranking delegation exchanges and organize cultural days in both countries.
Vietnamese culture festival kicks off in Cambodia
A performance by artists from the Vietnam Music, Dance and Song Theatre and the Vietnam Circus Federation on November 28, 2008 commenced a week-long festival on Vietnamese culture in Phnom Penh.
Minister urges nation to ‘Vote Vietnam’
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) launched a campaign to vote for Ha Long Bay and other Vietnamese sites in a bid to have them recognised as one of the new natural wonders of the world in central Da Nang city on Nov. 28, 2008.
French chef cooks’ books on Vietnamese dishes
A collection of four books on Vietnamese dishes entitled “Five Seasons” written by a group of authors headed famous by French Chef Didier Corlou was made debut in Hanoi on Nov. 28, 2008.
New heritage awards up for grabs
The UNESCO Vietnam association has announced the launch of two new awards, named “Vietnam’s cultural and tourism heritage” and “In support of the preservation and development of Vietnam’s cultural heritage”.
Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Phu Trong called upon people from all walks of life to strike a balance between secular life and religion in order to contribute fully to the development of the country.
Vietnam struggles to hit tourism target
A decline in the number of foreign arrivals in Vietnam during recent months due to the global financial crisis will seriously hinder the tourism industry in achieving its set target of 5 million foreign visitors this year.
Da Lat artist Nguyen Thi Thuc's display of 400 crocheted dolls at the Y Ngoc - Si Hoang Gallery include figures dressed in the costumes of Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups.