Vietnam Airlines Group, including Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines and VASCO, will provide 3 million seats on its domestic and international flights, from January 25 to February 24, 2024, to meet increasing travel demand during the Lunar New Year 2024.
Attracting tourists to Vietnam from the Indian market and Muslim countries, in the near future, is one of the measures for Vietnamese tourism to increase competitiveness and accelerate post-COVID-19 recovery.
Quang Ninh Department of Tourism organised a Quang Ninh tourism introduction programme with the theme "Quang Ninh, a tourism centre connecting with the region and the world", at the International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) 2023, on September 7.
The northern province of Quang Ninh is estimated to receive about 4.13 million visitors in the third quarter of 2023 and nearly 13 million visitors in the first nine months of this year, with a total tourism revenue of over 26.4 trillion VND (1.1 billion USD).
An investment, trade and tourism cooperation conference between Vietnam’s Da Nang City and China’s Shandong Province was held on September 6 in Jinan City, within the framework of the Da Nang City leaders’ working trip of to the Chinese locality.
An online map of Vietnamese cuisine, named “Variations - Thousands of ingredients, cooking millions of Vietnamese dishes" will officially launch on September 8. Notably, people can contribute their own recipes to the online map to help it become the largest such map online in Vietnam.
Theaureview.com – a leading independent music and arts publication in Australia - has run a writing titled “Vietnam: A land of beauty and welcome surprises”, emphasing Vietnam is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning landscapes, historic sites, and cultural attractions.
During three days from September 1-3, the total number of visitors to Quang Ninh Province was estimated at 318,000 (150% over the same period in 2022, with 19,000 international arrivals (448% over the same period in 2022) and 132,000 stay guests (126% over the same period last year). The total revenue from tourism was estimated at 665 trillion VND (27.6 billion USD).
For H’Mong ethnic minority people in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, 'Giay cake' (round glutinous rice cake) is an indispensable dish in their daily lives. H'Mong people believe that 'Giay cake' represents yin and yang that can give birth to all things. During holidays, H'Mong people often pound this cake for eating and use as offerings and gifts. During this year’s National Day holiday, pounding 'Giay cake' is still an indispensable part of the H'Mong community.
Thanks to good preparation of tourism products, vibrant organisation of cultural, art and sports activities, and security, order and food safety, the cities, tourism centres and destinations around the country welcomed a large number of visitors, during National Day (September 2) holiday, which lasted from September 1 to 4.
Wonderland Water Park, the first amusement park in Binh Thuan, opened in Tien Thanh commune, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province, on August 31, on the occasion of the 78th National Day of Vietnam (September 2, 1945 - 2023).
This September, more than 200 artisans, compatriots, and artists are set to participate in the activities and events that mark National Day, at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism (in Dong Dong Mo Tourism Area, Son Tay District, Hanoi).
Vietnam’s tourism sector has witnessed a strong recovery in the first eight months of 2023, welcoming more than 7.8 million foreign visitors. With this trend, the total number of foreign visitors for the whole year is expected to far exceed the 8 million target.
The First Mexican Gastronomic Festival will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 15-22, expected to be a magnet to Mexican food lovers and those curious about the North American country’s gastronomy.
Vietnam ranked first in Southeast Asia in terms of the growth rate in demand for foreign travel, at 170% in the second quarter of 2023 compared to the same period in 2019, Google announced on August 30.
The new visa policy is presenting an opportunity for Vietnam's tourism industry to enhance its competitiveness, said the Ministry of Public Security’s Vietnam Immigration Department during a press conference in Hanoi on August 30.
The Hanoi Tourism Gift Festival 2023 will take place from October 6-8, on Tran Nhan Tong pedestrian street, Hanoi, as part of a series of activities to mark the 69th anniversary of its Liberation Day (October 10, 1954-2023).
InterNations, the largest global expat network with more than 4 million members, recently released its annual survey to select the best destinations for expats in 2023. Vietnam comes 14th out of 53 destinations in the survey. It even secures 1st place worldwide in the Personal Finance Index.