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Mekong Delta named as one of best destinations to visit in 2019

The British magazine Conde Nast Traveller has listed Việt Nam’s Mekong Delta among the best destinations to visit in 2019. With the area’s numerous waterways, the ideal means of transportation is a speedboat which, according to the magazine, can give visitors an authentic experience o...

Há»™i An a top family destination

Top spot: The central central city of Há»™i An has been ranked fifth among the top 10 family destinations by the  The central city of Há»™i An has been ranked fifth among the top 10 family desti...

Tourism target hard to achieve

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), over 7.24 million international tourists have come to the country in the year to date, increasing 28.8% compared to the same period last year. The growth of tourists from key source markets like China, South Korea and Russia has...

Vietnam Tours for LGBT

Now that gay marriage is legal across the entire United States, it’s time to talk honeymoons. Vietnam is a relatively hassle-free place for gay, lesbian and trans travellers. There are no official laws prohibiting same-sex relationships, or same-sex sexual acts in Vietnam, nor is there...

Tourism association suggests longer visa waiver for Europeans

The HCMC Tourism Association has written to relevant authorities proposing lengthening the visa waiver for citizens of five Western European countries from the current one year to five years and the visa-free stay from 15 days to 30 days. In a petition sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and...

New Tourist Spot in Hanoi Old Quarter

The Dong Lac Communal House was recognised on Wednesday by the Ha Noi’s Tourism Department as a new tourist destination in the Old Quarter. Heritage, attraction: Craftsmen perform the sophisticated steps in making lacquer at the Hanoian Culture Space located within the Dong Lac Communal...

Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre

Walking around the Old Quarter of Hoi An, tourists are always fascinated by remnants of a past time when the old town was a major commercial port, a center of cultural intermingling among Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese. For those who want to picture these streams of history, the Hoi An...