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Hue to turn backpacker area into pedestrian-only quarter

Hue to turn backpacker area into pedestrian-only quarter

The government of Hue City has given the green light to a plan turning the backpacker area surrounded by Pham Ngu Lao, Chu Van An and Vo Thi Sau streets in Phu Hoi Ward into a pedestrian-only square on weekend nights.

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Viet Nam’s resort among world’s hot new hotels

Viet Nam’s resort among world’s hot new hotels

The five-star Anam resort, located in the Cam Ranh Bay of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, was listed among world’s hot new hotels by the travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller India.
 

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HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres

HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres

Two visitor information and support centers began operation at the Bach Dang Wharf and 23/9 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2nd. Each covering 55 square meters, are opened from 8 am to 9 pm every day.

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Jetstar Pacific to launch Dong Hoi - Chiang Mai flight

Jetstar Pacific to launch Dong Hoi - Chiang Mai flight

The low-cost Jetstar Pacific Airlines has launched the first flight from Dong Hoi, the capital city of Quang Binh province, to Chiang Mai province, Thailand on August 11th.

 

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Buckwheat flower festival 2017 in Ha Giang province

Buckwheat flower festival 2017 in Ha Giang province

The Buckwheat flower festival 2017 will take place in four districts, including Dong Van, Quan Ba, Yen Minh and Meo Vac, and Ha Giang city, in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, from October 4th to December 31st.
 

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Saigontourist Travel Service company welcomed 3,000 passengers of Voyager of the Seas at Chan May and Nha Trang port.

Saigontourist Travel Service company welcomed 3,000 passengers of Voyager of the Seas at Chan May and Nha Trang port.

From August 13-14th, 3,000 international tourists of the Voyager of the Seas joined the journey to discover the Central of Vietnam hosted by Saigontourist Travel Service Company. The ship docked at Chan May port (Thua Thien Hue) on August 13rd to visit Hue, Da Nang and Hoi An then arrived in Nha Trang for an amazing city tour on August 14th.

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Saigontourist Travel Service Company joins ITE – HCMC 2017

Saigontourist Travel Service Company joins ITE – HCMC 2017

International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE – HCMC) is an annual tourism event organized by People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. This year’s expo will take place from 7th to 9th September in Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE – HCMC) is an annual tourism event organized by People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. This year’s expo will take place from 7th to 9th September in Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

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Tam Thanh mural village wins Asian Townscape Award 2017

Tam Thanh mural village wins Asian Townscape Award 2017

The mural village of Tam Thanh in Tam Ky City, Quang Nam Province has won the Asian Townscape Award 2017.

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Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile

Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile

Starting from August 11, Vietnamese and Chilean holders of ordinary passports will not need to apply for visa when traveling between the two countries following an agreement signed on October 17, 2016.

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Notre Dame Cathedral starts restoration

Notre Dame Cathedral starts restoration

The Notre Dame Cathedral, which is situated in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, began restoration on 30th June marking the first overhaul after 137 years of its existence.

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