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Many families are searching for new destinations for relaxation during the upcoming holidays instead of going to familiar but crowded beaches.
Escalating political protests and economic issues in Thailand have forced Vietnamese travel firms to cancel many tours to the country and hindered travelers from pursuing their planned itineraries.
The national commemoration of the Hung Kings and the Hung Temple Festival is a vivid manifestation the great national unity, showing the national responsibility to the country’s founders, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.
Vietnam and Myanmar, who share a number of cultural features, have agreed to more cultural exchanges in performing arts and archaeology.
A series of cultural, art and sporting events were held at the Kinh Bac Culture Centre in Bac Ninh City on April 15 as part of the Bac Ninh Festival 2010 as well as celebrating 35 years of Vietnamese-German diplomatic ties.
An exhibition opened in Lam Son Park, Ho Chi Minh City on April 21 as part of its preparations for the 35th anniversary of the south’s liberation and national reunification.
The Diamond Princess Cruise ship, with over 1, 700 tourists aboard, anchored in the central city of Nha Trang on April 19, after visiting Ho Chi Minh City.
A proposal to impose fines of up to VND30 million (US$1, 570) for flight safety violations has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval.
The Week of Buddhist Culture 2010 will be held in the ancient capital of Hue from May 16-22 in the lead up to the millennial anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Carriers having Europe-bound flights, including Vietnam Airlines, are resuming their services after European aviation authorities agreed to reopen certain airports in the continent to ease air travel.
Aviation-tourism cooperation is a vital path for the two sectors’ development, benefiting the country, said Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan.
With a favorable location, an interlacing river system, a variety of delicious fruits and rich indigenous culture, the Mekong Delta has many advantages to develop orchard tours. But, orchard tour development is still unproportional with the potential due to a number of planning problems.
Vietnam’s first-ever Gift Festival will be held from November 17-21 in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ho Van Nien announced on April 14.
To mark the inauguration of the cable-stayed Can Tho Bridge that has the longest main span in Southeast Asia, ANZ Travel is launching new tours of the Mekong Delta
An exhibit of more than 100 images, photos, and documentary films on the history of Vietnam’s seas and islands opened on April 22 in the central province of Quang Ngai. Along with reiterating the country’s inviolable sovereignty over its sea and islands, the exhibit is part of activities in the lead up to the 1, 000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and the 35th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam.