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.

Da Lat flower festival to feature numerous activities

Da Lat flower festival to feature numerous activities

The sixth Da Lat Flower Festival will open on December 29 with a ceremony imbued with culture of the Central Highlands, according to the organising board.

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Con Son islet develops home stays

Con Son islet develops home stays

Con Son islet in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has recently started offering community tourism.

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Hoi An provides free tickets for all on Friday

Hoi An provides free tickets for all on Friday

The ​heritage city of Hoi An in central Quang Nam province will provide free ticket for tourists visiting the ancient town on December 4 on the occasion of the Heritage Day and the 16th anniversary of Hoi An's recognition as a world heritage city by UNESCO.

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Tu Lan caves to welcome tourists in November 10

Tu Lan caves to welcome tourists in November 10

Tu Lan caves system in the central province of Quang Binh will be reopened to tourists on November 10 after being closed for two months for ecological recovery.

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Buckwheat buds spur tourism

Buckwheat buds spur tourism

The first buckwheat flower festival, which will feature art performances and a display of buckwheat flower products, will celebrate the blossoming of the iconic flowers next month in Dong Van district in Ha Giang province.

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Seaplane tours to Ha Long serve 3,500 passengers in a year

Seaplane tours to Ha Long serve 3,500 passengers in a year

Hai Au Airlines, a private air carrier, has offered seaplane tours between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh province to more than 3,500 domestic and foreign passengers since the service debuted in October last year.

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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.