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Hoi An offers new tourism services

Off-road driving on sand dunes, kayaking or driving sidecars are new experiences that attract domestic and foreign tourists in the ancient town of Hoi An.

Project on erosion prevention Hoi An coastline approved

The project has a total investment of 42 million euros, equivalent to VNĐ980 billion, of which overseas development assistance (ODA) loans and grants make up VNĐ788 billion, while the rest comes from the provincial budget.

Hoi An installs camera system to improve tourism, flood management

Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam has installed a camera system along some popular streets and areas to improve tourism management and support flood monitoring activities.

Ancient town to host Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange

Hoi An will host the annual 19th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange on August 4-6 in cooperation with the Japanese Consulate General, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Vietnam.

Hoi An ancient town kicks off summer festivities

A full stack programme of events has been launched in the Hội An Ancient Town to welcome the summer holidays.

Hoi An seeks membership of UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Hoi An is compiling a dossier to seek the recognition of this city, located in the central province of Quang Nam, as a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of craft and folk arts.

Hoi An finalizes entrance fee collection plan

Hoi An City authorities have worked with local residents and tourism businesses to find the best solution for managing tourism services, including a plan to collect entrance fees from visitors to the UNESCO-listed ancient town.

Debate continues about whether to collect entry fee to Hoi An

Hoi An has decided to postpone collecting entry fees from tourists until it can draw up a plan that can receive wide support from the public.

Hoi An postpones plan to collect entrance fee

Hoi An City’s Party Committee has proposed delaying the collection of an entrance fee for all tourists to the ancient town of Hoi An from May 15, the local media reported on April 8.

For a greener, cleaner Hoi An

Despite being a small city and hard hit by climate change, Hoi An is famed nationally and internationally as a tourist attraction.

The most beautiful sites in Hoi An

The ancient town of Hoi An has always been a famous tourist destination, with its unmistakable beauty.

Hoi An restores heritage for longer life

Built in the 18th century, the one-storey wooden structure Quan Thang house in the Old Quarter of Hoi An has sheltered eight generations of the family of Thai Quan Thang – a tradesman from Fujian, China, who settled in Hoi An

Ancient town lantern festival to be held in Germany

Hoi An and Wernigerode, its twin town in Germany, will host the third ‘lantern festival’ in Wernigerode on August 27, 2023 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the friendship of the two cities and promoting ‘green’ growth co-operation.

Hoi An voted 20th best city in the world by US magazine

Among several sites in Vietnam to have been chosen, the ancient town of Hoi An has been voted the 20th best city in the world by readers of the US magazine Travel + Leisure.

The Travel website suggests things to do in ancient Hoi An

The ancient riverbank town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was recently reviewed by The Travel website as an ideal place for foreign visitors who want to see the exotic culture of Vietnam.

Hue, Hoi An boost public bicycle share programme

The first phase of the Public Bike Sharing System has been launched in Hue City to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026.

'The old garbage man' cleaning up Hoi An

Locals in Hoi An City, central Quang Nam Province, are used to seeing the old man with a trolley walking along the roads and beaches every day to pick up rubbish. He has become something of a local celebrity.

Reclaimed driftwood inspires greener tourism in Hội An

Vast amounts of driftwood and rubbish pile up at Cua Dai beach in the south-central province of Quang Nam in flood season every October, costing the much-favoured coastal destination time and money in cleaning up. 

Swedish couple help the poor in their ‘second homeland’

Having loved Vietnam since the day they set foot on the land, the Swedish couple Kawa Wandi and Nishte have been living in Hoi An City for two years.

Some western tourists want to sample dog meat: tour guides

Most foreign travelers are against the use of dog meat as food and some of them show harsh opposition, but there are some travelers who want to try dog meat.