Hanoi welcomes 2.9 million visitors in first half of 2021

Hanoi welcomes 2.9 million visitors in first half of 2021

NDO – Hanoi received about 2.9 million tourists in the first six months of 2021, mainly domestic visitors, a year-on-year decrease of 25%, according to the municipal Department of Tourism. (15 hours ago)

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Community-based tourism developed in Binh Lieu District

  Jun 16, 2021 13:45:02
NDO - In recent years, Binh Lieu District in the northern province of Quang Ninh has boldly exploited the available potential and advantages to develop community-based tourism with the basis of traditional cultural values, creating unique products imbued with national identities. 

Ho Chi Minh City nominated for Asia's Best MICE Destination in 2021

  Jun 15, 2021 11:02:50
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City has just been nominated as one of the eight candidates for the Asia’s Best MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) Destination under the World MICE Awards 2021. 

Ca Mau tourism works to adapt to “new normal” situation

  Jun 13, 2021 06:11:44
NDO/VNA - The tourism sector of the southernmost province of Ca Mau is taking measures to adapt to the “new normal” situation amid complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the fact that it had remained free of COVID-19 so far. 

Moc Chau plateau enters plum season

  Jun 12, 2021 14:30:42
NDO - In June, many young people want to get a hide-way from the sweltering heat of summer. When Hai Lam, a Nhan Dan (People) journalist, saw his friend’s photos on Facebook, capturing a bunch of ripen plums in a garden in Moc Chau plateau, Son La province, he knew it as a call to visit the plateau. 

Vietnam Airlines licensed to conduct 12 repatriation flights from US

  Jun 11, 2021 10:07:48
NDO/VNA – Vietnam Airlines has officially been licensed to operate 12 flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens from the US this year, the national flag carrier said on June 10. 

Hanoi’s tourism prepares recovery plan after COVID-19

  Jun 10, 2021 11:59:06
NDO – Although the COVID-19 pandemic has seen continuous complicated developments and caused negative impacts on tourist activities in Hanoi, the capital city’s hospitality sector has prepared a recovery plan for as soon as the pandemic is under control. 

Vietnamese cuisine impresses with Michelin brand

  Jun 10, 2021 11:44:21
NDO – Expressing the diverse, rich and unique cuisine of Vietnam, many dishes have become brands across the world, and Michelin has hoped to cooperate with the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) to put Vietnamese cuisine in the Michelin Guide in the near future, contributing to bringing Vietnamese cuisine closer to global friends. 

Vietnamese tourists increasingly favour sustainable tourism

  Jun 07, 2021 16:43:53
NDO – Vietnamese tourists have expressed their wish to choose ecotourism (59% of participants), limit single-use plastic on flights/at lodges (57%) and encourage financial rewards for accommodation facilities that maximise energy efficiency (40%) towards more sustainable tourism in the post-COVID-19 period. 

Korea MICE Expo 2021 to return to Incheon

  Jun 07, 2021 15:49:10
NDO – The 2021 Korea MICE Expo (KME), the largest trade show for meeting professionals and incentive planners, is expected to be held both offline and online at the Songdo Convensia in Incheon City, the Republic of Korea (ROK) from June 29 to July 2. 

Salted egg yolk cake

  Jun 06, 2021 19:40:25
Sponge cake with salted egg in Vung Tau city, the central province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, is the size of a cupcake that can be eaten in one mouthful unlike the full-sized version with salted egg and meat floss on top usually found elsewhere. 

Culture-tourism village to host activities marking Vietnam Family Day

  Jun 04, 2021 12:58:54
NDO – The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo Tourism Area in Son Tay Town, Hanoi, will be celebrating Vietnam Family Day 2021 (June 28) with a string of activities this June. 

“The Silk Road” on Lang Biang plateau

  Jun 02, 2021 16:40:10
NDO – The sound of the shuttlecock moving on the loom, baskets of silkworms wrapped in their golden cocoons, and piles of glossy silk are some of the signature images of Lam Ha district, Lam Dong province. 

Lonely Planet highlights Vietnam’s Top 7 road trips

  May 30, 2021 15:46:56
NDO/VNA – Australia's renowned travel guide Lonely Planet has selected the seven best road trips in Vietnam, spanning from the country’s north down to its southern reaches. 

"Banh gat gu" (Nodding rolls) in Quang Ninh

  May 29, 2021 21:14:11
Banh gat gu (Nodding rolls) are a specialty of Tien Yen District, the northern province of Quang Ninh.