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Foreign visitors to Con Dao surge in 2013
Foreign visitors to Con Dao surge in 2013
The southern island district of Con Dao received 19,000 foreign visitors in 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 49% and making up 20% of the total number of visitors to the locality known as Poulo Condor. Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s district welcomed nearly 90,000 visitors last ...
 Photo festival about Mekong Delta in Ca Mau
Photo festival about Mekong Delta in Ca Mau
An art photo festival capturing different aspects of lives in the Mekong Delta is underway in the southernmost province of Ca Mau. Colour snapshot “A dance to celebrate Cham Cultural Day” (Mua nuoc mung ngay van hoa Cham) earned artist Vo Trung Kien from An Giang province the first ...
Ho Chi Minh City welcomed 250,000 international tourists in July
Ho Chi Minh City welcomed 250,000 international tourists in July
Ho Chi Minh City reports an estimated 250,000 international tourists in July, a year-on-year increase of nine percent. Among the tourists, nearly 210,000 arrived by air. The July figure brought the total number of foreign arrivals to Ho Chi Minh City during the first seven months of the year to ...
2014 Hue Festival has attracted 26 arts troupes all over the world
2014 Hue Festival has attracted 26 arts troupes all over the world
Twenty-six troupes from 23 countries and territories across the world will join Vietnamese artists at the 2014 Hue Festival. With the theme "Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development”, next year’s event will honour Hue’s unique cultural and historical values ...
Hanoi, Halong, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh City were awarded “Top Destination in Asia” by Tripadvisor.Com
Hanoi, Halong, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh City were awarded “Top Destination in Asia” by Tripadvisor.Com
TripAdvisor’s “Top Destination in Asia” award was presented to Hanoi , Ho Chi Minh City , Hoi An and Ha Long of Vietnam at a ceremony held in Singapore on June 18. Of the Top 25 Destinations in Asia, Hanoi ranks 14th; Ho Chi Minh City, 15th; Hoi An in central Quang Nam ...
The first Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people will be held in Soc Trang
The first Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people will be held in Soc Trang
The Soc Trang People’s Committee has issued a plan to organize the first official Ghe Ngo boat race festival of Khmer people in Mekong River Delta – Soc Trang from November 14 to 17, 2013. Under the plan, the festival will include the main contents of the opening ceremony titled ...
Mekong Delta greeted over 19.4 million tourists in 2012
Mekong Delta greeted over 19.4 million tourists in 2012
Mekong Delta region attracted more than 19.4 million visitors in 2012 and earned about 4.3 trillion VND from tourism-related activities, an increase of 23.2 percent compared with the previous year, according to newly-released statistics.
New sea route from Kien Giang to Cambodia
New sea route from Kien Giang to Cambodia
A sea route taking tourists from the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang to Cambodia’s Sihanoukville and Thailand will come into existence this year. Speaking recently at a meeting with representatives of Thailand’s Trat and Chanthaburi provinces, Le Minh Hoang, director of the ...
US Seven Sea Voyager brings 600 tourists to Halong Bay & central region
US Seven Sea Voyager brings 600 tourists to Halong Bay & central region
The luxury US cruise ship Seven Seas Voyager on February 20 anchored at Chan May port in central Thua Thien-Hue province, bringing 600 tourists to world-renowned sites in the central region. During the journey, the tourists visited the UNESCO-recognised heritage sites of Hue Ancient Capital and ...
Con Dao was ranked top nine mysterious islands
Con Dao was ranked top nine mysterious islands
Con Dao, an island district in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, has been included in Lonely Planet's travel magazine as one of the top nine mysterious islands in the world.
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