First national wildlife park to be built in Ninh Binh

A national wildlife park will be built in the northern province of Ninh Binh to preserve rare animal species.

Number of international visitors to Vietnam increases in 2014

Vietnam expects to have welcomed more than 3.7 million international visitors in the first five months of 2014, an increase of 26.7% over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Vietnam receives 3.75 mln foreign arrivals in five months

The nation welcomed 3.75 million foreign arrivals in the first five months of this year, demonstrating a year-on-year increase of 26.07%.

Ninh Binh has called on world tourism map

In 2013, despite economic difficulties but also for the tourism industry here is in Ninh Binh was successfully evaluated. In particular, the Ninh Binh successfully organized international conference on spiritual tourism has left a good image in the hearts of international friends.

Vietnam cited as a top 10 best value holiday destination

Vietnam ranked 2nd among the top 10 best value holiday destinations, according to leading global travel search site Skyscanner.

Third Flamboyant Flower Festival opens in Hai Phong

A night gala on May 10 in Hai Phong city opened the third Flamboyant Flower Festival under the theme 'Hai Phong in Flamboyant Red Colour.

Ninh Binh sees leap in tourist arrivals during holiday

The northern province of Ninh Binh welcomed over 106,000 domestic and foreign visitors from April 30 to May 4, a year-on-year increase of 10 percent.

Tourism sector prospers from long holiday

The domestic tourism sector thrived during the National Reunification Day and May Day holidays, with sunny weather helping lift the number of vacationers by 20% compared to last year's holidays.

The UN Day of Vesak 2014: Largest Buddhist Congregation in Vietnam

Vietnam will host the 2014 United Nations Day of Vesak (Buddha's Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away) and an international Buddhism conference at Bai Dinh pagoda in the northern province of Ninh Binh from May 7-11, 2014.

Foreign visitors to Vietnam rise in first four months

According to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam has welcomed an estimated 3.07 million foreign visitors in the first four months of the year, an increase of 27.3% compared to the same period last year.

Japanese tourists to Vietnam increase sharply

Vietnam recorded 170,772 Japanese arrivals, ranking third in international travel volume, in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Ninh Binh festival worships Saint Quy Minh Dai Vuong

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan on April 17 rang a bell in the Tran Temple to officially open the traditional festival commemorating Saint Quy Minh Dai Vuong held in Trang An-Bai Dinh tourist complex in Ninh Binh province.

Hanoi among world's top 10 most attractive destinations

The Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi ranked eighth among top 10 most attractive destinations in the world in 2014, according to the US prestigious travel magazine TripAdvisor.

Top ten beautiful places to visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is filled with beautiful and exotic sights ranging from rural countryside to ancient Temples and tombs. Petal Mashraki, a freelance travel writer, has suggested 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in an article published on globalgrasshopper.com.

Water procession launches Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival

The Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival, held annually in the northern province of Ninh Binh, opened on April 7 with a water procession.

Travel expo looks to sustainable tourism development

Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), the leading travel event for the country, kicked off in Hanoi on April 3 with 665 companies from 22 countries and territories showcasing their products in 508 stalls.

Vietnam welcomes 2.3 million foreigners in first quarter

According to the General Statistics Office, the total number of international visitors to Vietnam in the first three months of 2014 has been estimated at 2,327,925, an increase of 29.3% over the same period last year.

International mart to focus on three types of tourism

The second Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), which is scheduled from April 3-6 in Hanoi, will focus on promoting domestic, inbound and outbound tourism.

Bich Dong grotto - a famous tourism spot in Ninh Binh

Bich Dong is situated in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, northern province of Ninh Binh. It belongs to Trang An scenic landscape complex, it is about 3 km from Tam coc wharf, and 9km southwest of Ninh Binh city

Foreign arrivals increase sharply in two months

An increasing number of foreign tourists found their way to Vietnam in the first two months of the year, offering a boost to the economy.