Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holiday celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators.  

Tourism firms complain about Hạ Long kayaking ban

04/07/2017 15:00

Tour operators lament that a ban on kayaking in Ha Long Bay takes effect almost immediately, leaving them scrambling to make changes to their scheduled tours. 

Soaking in the slowness of northern mountain life

04/07/2017 14:59

Travellers looking to experience a slow pace of life should visit Hoang Thu Pho Commune in the northern province of Lao Cai’s Bac Ha District.

Visiting Hòn Bà Mountain in Khánh Hòa Province

04/06/2017 21:54

Hon Ba mountain is compared with Da Lat for its mild climate, primeval forests and high peaks, but it provides glories all of its own.  

Korean artists give coastal commune an X factor

04/03/2017 11:07

Korean artists help a commune in Quang Nam Province become a unique, community-based art space, adding literal colour to daily lives and helping residents earn tourism income, Bui Hoai Nam reports.

Chinese tourists flock to Hạ Long City

03/31/2017 10:03

Tens of thousands of Chinese visitors flocked to Ha Long in March.

Việt Nam, Japan ink MoU to boost tourism

03/30/2017 10:56

Viet Nam and Japan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to boost tourism cooperation between the two countries.

Đà Lạt becomes a homestay delight

03/24/2017 09:47

Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is recently dubbed a homestay heaven as this kind of accommodation is blooming in the city in the past two years, offering a great option for the travellers with low budget but wishing to experience the local life.

Côn Đảo among top secret islands on the planet: CNN

03/17/2017 15:04

CNN has included the Con Dao Islands chain, located off Vung Tau City and 230km from HCM City, on a list of crowd-free Asian getaways.  

White sand dunes, a lighthouse and a solitary beach experience

03/17/2017 14:55

Viet Nam’s famous crystal clear blue  waters draw millions of tourists, but what if one wanted to find a quiet beach in the middle of summer? It may sound impossible, but Mui Dinh (Dinh Headland) in Ninh Thuan province offers the rare pleasure of oceanside solitude.

Heaven and earth at Tràng An Complex

03/13/2017 09:53

I had heard that the Trang An complex was one of most attractive natural beauty sites in Viet Nam, but my recent trip there surpassed all expectations. When we arrived at the site, about 95 kms south of Ha Noi, we took a boat to Suoi Tien Temple.