Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

New York, famously known as the “city that never sleeps,” will soon be joined by Ho Chi Minh City, which is aspiring to that status in an effort to step up its tourism game.

Con Co island tourism route to open

Con Co island tourism route to open

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam agreed with the People’s Committee of the Central province of Quang Tri’s proposal on opening a new tourism route to Con Co island.

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Grapes and Wine Festival opens in Ninh Thuan

Grapes and Wine Festival opens in Ninh Thuan

The 2016 Grapes and Wine Festival officially began in the southern province of Ninh Thuan on September 29.

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Yen Bai to hold Van Yen cinnamon festival in October

Yen Bai to hold Van Yen cinnamon festival in October

The second Van Yen cinnamon festival, themed “Van Yen luscious cinnamon”, will be held at the Central Stadium of Van Yen district, Yen Bai province from October 7 - 8.

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Railway carriage revitalises heritage tourism

Railway carriage revitalises heritage tourism

After a month of thorough preparation, the Heritage Path tourist railway carriage began its first journey, carrying 24 tourists on board on August 8.

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Da Nang to debut open-top double decker buses for tourists

Da Nang to debut open-top double decker buses for tourists

The central coastal city of Da Nang plans to debut an open-top double-decker bus as part of the Da Nang City Tour service – the first of its kind in Vietnam.

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Son La to organise third annual plum festival

Son La to organise third annual plum festival

A festival showcasing man hau (plum), a specialty of Moc Chau district in the northern province of Son La, will be organised on May 28, according to the district administration.

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Outbound tour for Tet – new trend for Vietnamese travellers

Many Vietnamese people are choosing outbound tours during the lunar new year festival (Tet) instead of celebrating the holiday at home.

Huong Pagoda Festival opens

The annual Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival opened in Hanoi’s outskirts district of My Duc on February 8 or the sixth day of the first lunar month.

Activities kick off Hung Kings Temple Festival

The annual Hung Kings’ Temple Festival kicked off in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 5 (the sixth day of the third lunar month), beginning with two photo exhibitions.

Festival for heroic Trung sisters opens

A festival to celebrate the 1,971st anniversary of the Trung sisters’ uprising (40AD) was solemnly organised in Hanoi’s outskirts district of Me Linh on the sixth day of the lunar year which fell on Feb. 8 on the modern calendar.

Southern Fruit Festival kicks off in HCM City

A fruit parade marked the start of Southern Fruit Festival at the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Park in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.