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Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route

Chairman of Quang Ninh Province People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long gave his nod to Hai Au Aviation’s proposal of launching a seaplane flight route from Ha Long City to Co To Island. Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, …

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Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short

A group of tourists that visited Ha Long Bay are complaining that their standard 4-hour trip was cut short by two and a half hours by the boat crew.    Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam airlines, Vietnam tour, tour Vietnam, Hanoi, …

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Vietnam’s dynamic MICE industry

Tourism is arguably the driving force of Vietnam. In the first half of 2017, visitor numbers increased by 72.2% to over 1.2 million, with total visitor numbers to Vietnam projected to reach 3.2 million by the year-end. With continual strong GDP growth, further infrastructure development, improved connectivity and accessibility, and …

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Hanoi hopes to welcome 23.83 million visitors in 2017

Hanoi expects to serve 23.83 million visitors, including 4.95 foreigners, this year, a rise of nine percent from the previous year. Tourism revenue is estimated to reach 70.96 billion VND (3.12 million USD), up 15 percent against last year. To realise the target, Hanoi is striving to expand its tourism …

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HCM City Launches Bilingual Tourism Magazine

Check-in Saigon is intended to highlight attractive tourist sites of the city to travellers. The magazine brings tourists culture, the image of people as well as food of HCM City. It also includes the opinions of travellers who came to the city. It is published on the first Monday of …

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Vietnam on track to attract 10 million foreign tourists in 2017

The Vietnamese government has defined tourism as a spearhead economic sector and promulgated many policies to support its growth. Doctor Tran Quang Hao, an expert in tourism development, said the industry has made a great contribution to realizing Vietnam’s target GDP growth of 6.7%. He added, “With the current growth, …

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Bell pagoda in Hung Yen province

The villagers built a pagoda to hang the bell. Every time the bell was struck, its sound travelled for thousands of miles. Thus the temple is called Bell Pagoda. Bell Pagoda was built under the reign of the Le Dynasty in the 15th century, and it was upgraded in 1702. …

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Int’l Tourist Arrivals To Vietnam Reach 10.5m

With this positive figure, General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan said if there was no fluctuation causing great impact, the tourism sector may receive a total of 13 million international visitors this year, up 30 per cent as assigned by the Prime Minister. …

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An My Village Thrives Without Hotel

While villages such as Kim Bong are known for carpentry, Thanh Ha for ceramics and Tra Que for herbs, An My Village is a hidden gem. The village, set in a rural landscape, opened to tourists just a few years ago. It is only 3km from Hoi An and 1km …

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VN architects win international architecture awards

New and old: Manh Manh Salon aimed to establish an unusual but familiar space.

Buildings constructed of bamboo and wood by Ha Noi-based H&P Architects (HPA) have won gold and silver medals in an international architecture contest. The jury for the 2017 2A Continental Architectural Award, hosted by 2A magazine, received 550 entries (450 from Asia and 100 from Europe) from 38 nations. Among …

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