Viet Nam to rank tour guides for the first time
The Viet Nam Tourism Association (VTA) will launch a programme to rank Vietnamese tour guides, with financial assistance from the European Union (EU), the association announced on October 4.  
October activities at Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism
Diverse activities related to the culture of the southwestern Viet Nam is taking place at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi from October…
Exhibition marks Ha Noi’s liberation celebrations in 1954
Photos and documents capturing the glorious moments of Ha Noi’s celebrations of Liberation Day on October 10, 1954 are on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in downtown…
Foreign arrivals to HCM City pass the 5 million mark over 9-month span
The number of foreign tourists arriving in Ho Chi Minh City during the first nine months of 2019 was estimated at 5.45 million, up 21.25% from the same period the previous year and already reaching 72.6% of this year’s target for foreign tourists.
Viet Nam International Travel Mart project receives approval
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently approved a project to organise the Viet Nam International Travel Mart (VITM), promoting it as an important international and national tourism event.  
New rock formation found in Phu Yen province
A formation of many beautiful rock layers has recently been discovered at Ghenh Da Dia in the central coastal province of Phu Yen.
Thousands flock to Lam Kinh Festival
Visitors from across the country are heading to the 2018 Lam Kinh festival, which takes place from October 1-2 at the Lam Kinh Historic Site Complex, in Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province.
Programme featuring culture of southwest region held in Ha Noi
A programme introducing the traditional culture, customs and specialties of ethnic groups in the southwest region is taking place in the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism.  
New Vietnamese archeological findings announced in Hue
Archeologists delivered 356 reports on the new archeological findings around Viet Nam at an announcement event held for the sector during the weekend in the city of Hue.  
Gia Lai ready for gong cultural festival
The preparation for the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival slated for November 9 - 11 in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been basically completed.  
Vietnamese cooking classes draw foreign tourists
Local food is among the key tourism attractions for any destination. Most people like to enjoy traditional and special dishes at restaurants. Many others choose to join local cooking classes to make food themselves.  
Diverse cultural activities to take place in Ha Noi’s Old Quarter
A string of cultural activities will be held at Ha Noi’s Old Quarter and the mural space on Phung Hung street from October 5-7.
Tourists to Quang Binh up in first nine months of 2018
The number of tourist arrivals to Quang Binh province increased 18.4 percent to more than three million, including 129,700 foreigners, in the first nine months of this year.  
Viet Nam’s tourism benefits from Asian market
The Vietnamese tourism sector is on upward trend, largely owing to a surge in arrivals from Asian tourists, which accounted for 77.7% of the international arrivals in the country over the past nine months, according to the General Statistics Office.
Phu Tho province works to tap tourism potential
Bestowed with an array of world and national cultural heritages, the northern midland province of Phu Tho is looking for breakthrough measures to capitalise on its strength to become a must-visit destination for both domestic and international tourists.
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