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HCM City, CNN news channel work on tourism promotion

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc has expressed the hope to further enhance coordination with the US’s news channel CNN and its partners to further popularise the city’s tourism potential.

Expat life in the ‘new normal’: how will COVID-19 affect the way we travel, live and work abroad?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had large-scale effects on all aspects of life. From trade flows to tourism, the spread of the disease has highlighted the vulnerabilities inherent in a globalised and interconnected world. 

Top 10 cultural events of the year

With the theme 'Visit Vietnam Year 2019', Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa, the national tourism year staged more than 100 festivals and cultural activities to promote sea and island tourism.

Tien cave in Quang Binh

Tien Cave is the last and biggest cave among the Tu Lan cave system in Quang Binh province, boasting great stalactites of all shapes and sizes.

Hanoi’s beauty in season of pure-white daises

In November days when the early cold spell together with winds is moving towards Hanoi, cuc hoa mi (the pure-white daisies) are in full bloom.

Flood season in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

The flood season in the Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta is a natural phenomenon that occurs each year on the downstream Mekong River.

Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and culture

The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam has been honoured as "Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination" at the 26th World Travel Awards for the first time.

Vietnam named Asia’s Leading Destination for second year in row

Vietnam has been honored with four important prizes, including Asia’s Leading Destination, by the 26th World Travel Awards (WTA).

South Korea waives visa application fee for Vietnamese visitors

The Republic of Korea will temporarily waive the visa application fee for Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.

Wood you believe it? Hanoi's top artisans

Sơn Đồng Handicraft Village in Hoài Đức District, 20km west of downtown Hà Nội, has long been the source of some of Việt Nam's finest carved wood worship objects.

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7

Upcoming events in Hanoi and HCM City

Burdens climb as tourists rise in Con Dao Island

Renowned for pristine natural beauty with forested hills, deserted sandy beaches and extensive coral reefs, Con Dao island is one of the most attractive destinations of Vietnam.

VN northwest culture imprints in the masterpiece Hotel de la Coupole, MGallery by Sofitel

In the newest masterpiece in Sa Pa, together with the Sun Group, Bill Bensley tells a very impressive story about the culture and life of ethnic minority people in the foggy town of Sa Pa.

Vietnam among top 10 cheapest countries to travel in 2016

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has been named in top 10 cheapest countries to travel in 2016 by the Richest, a leading entertainment and lifestyle website.

Unique products at Ben Thanh Market

 VietNamNet Bridge - Many products have been traded through generations at Ben Thanh Market in HCM City, adding to the attractiveness of this 100-year-old market.

Tourism industry to build tours to sea border areas

 Tourism industry to build tours to sea border areas;

Ba Be on the list of 16 world's most beautiful lakes

 VietNamNet Bridge - Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan Province has entered MSN’s list of 16 most beautiful lakes in the world.