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An old market with its special charm
Despite the proliferation of modern shopping complexes and commercial centres in Hanoi, the old fashioned Chợ Hôm (Hom market) is still bustling with business every day of the week.
Australian tour operators take a Fam trip to Viet Nam
On July 26, 2011, the Australian delegation including ten members from tour operators in Sydney completed its 5-day Fam trip to Viet Nam. This is an opportunity for the Australian tour operators to survey Viet Nam’s tourism potentiality to build and sell tours to Viet Nam for Australian visitors.
Photo exhibition on Italy’s Culture showcased in Hanoi
The opening ceremony of “Italian Sites on the UNESCO Heritage List” photo exhibition was hosted by the Italian Embassy in Vietnam with the sponsorship of NEM Fashion on October 25 at the showroom on 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi.
From dusk to dawn at Crocodile Lake
Nestled deep in the middle of the more than 70,000-hectare Cat Tien national park is a large freshwater lake that local forest rangers call Bau Sau (Crocodile Lake).
Vietnam welcomes more Japanese tourists
Vietravel Marketing and Tourist Company said it will receive nearly 700 visitors from Japan on July 4-6.
Elephants, waterfalls and ruou can
Not many tourists make it to Dak Lak – Dak Nong, which is one of the reasons why it’s attractive. But it’s easy to get to from Saigon - eight hours by bus or 40 minutes by plane to Buon Ma Thuot, the spacious and relaxed regional capital.
New Zealand naval ship visits HCM City
Ship HMNZS TE MANA of New Zealand ’s Navy with 27 officers and 148 sailors aboard arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27, beginning a five-day visit to the locality.
Biosphere reserve offers ideal summer holiday destination
Pu Mat National Park, located in the central province of Nghe An and classified as a World Biosphere Reserve (the largest in Southeast Asia) by UNESCO, has long been known for its bio-diversity.
Central Highlands’ biggest communal house inaugurated
A jubilant ceremony was held on June 19 to inaugurate a Rong house in Kon Klor Village in Kon Tum City, one of the biggest traditional communal houses of ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands.
“Vietnam Culture Month in Lorient” leaves a good impression
“Vietnam Culture Month in Lorient” was held in France on May 5-29, providing the local people with an opportunity to learn more about Vietnamese culture through various activities.
Vietnam’s vitality spotlighted in Argentina
“Vietnam’s vitality” is the theme of an ongoing photo exhibition that opened at Islas Malvinas Cultural Centre in the Argentinean city of La Plata on May 13.
India promotes tourism in town
The India Tourism Office in Singapore and the Consulate General of India in HCMC on Wednesday organized the Incredible India road show to promote Indian tourism products and services to local tour operators.
World's largest cave revealed by 3D film crew
A team of seven Japanese film makers, together with three cave explorers from the British Cave Research Association, on May 9 started work on a 3D documentary on the world's largest cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh.
Russian Night concert unites four top artists at Opera House
‘Russian Night’ featuring masterpieces by Piotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninov and Modest Mussorgsky under the baton of two conductors Tran Nhat Minh and Nguyen Anh Son, violinist Bui Cong Duy and pianist Vu Ngoc Linh will take place at HCMC Opera House on Saturday, May 9, 2011.
Vietravel, Cambodian airline jointly offer budget tour
Local tour operator Vietravel has struck a deal with Cambodia Angkor Air to arrange a three-day Cambodia tour at around VND5 million (about US$240), just half the price quoted by Vietravel last year.