Vietnam - a global tourist destination

Vietnam ranks 41st on the list of the most popular countries in the world to visit, unveiled - the ultimate resource for people who want to move abroad.

Brand name - solution to tourism development

Building and developing a brand name for the Vietnamese tourism market is a key solution to help the sector reach this year's target of welcoming 8 million foreign and 40 million domestic tourists, and earning 220 trillion VND (10.34 billion USD), domestic tourism managers have said.

Vietnam tops the number of tourists to Cambodia

Vietnam ranked first in the number of tourists visiting Cambodia last year, with around 854,000 people, up 12% compared with 2012's figure, according to a report from Cambodia's Ministry of Tourism.

Thai vi temple

Located to the West of Van Lam Hamlet, Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province, Thai Vy Temple is not far from Tam Coc - Bich Dong landscape. It was built to consecrate and commemorate contribution of generations of Kings Tran.

ASEAN tourism ministers agree to boost tourism cooperation

ASEAN continues to be an attractive destination for both regional and international tourists as it recorded 90.2 million tourists in 2013, a 12 percent increase over the 2012 figure, according to Bernama.

2013 sees robust development of Vietnam's tourism sector

Vietnam's tourism sector achieved impressive progress in 2013, receiving 35 million domestic visitors and 7.5 million foreigners, an increase of over 10% over the 2012, and earning total revenue of VND 195 trillion (US$9.17 billion).

Vietnam receives over 7.5 million foreign visitors

Foreign arrivals are estimated at 7.572 million this year, up 10.6% compared to a year earlier, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).

Christmas greetings extended to Catholics

Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Vu Trong Kim has extended season's greetings to Catholic dignitaries and followers in Phat Diem diocese, Kim Son district, northern Ninh Binh province.

Vietnam's tourism sector maintains growth momentum

2013 is set to be a bumper year for the tourism sector as it has already welcomed 6.8 million visitors in the first eleven months so far, which represents an increase of 10.2 percent over the same period last year, says Nhan Dan Online.

Hanoi ranks third on list of Asia's 'destinations on the rise'

Hanoi has been voted Asia's third most up-and-coming travel destination by tourists around the world via TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website.

Vietnam tourism to be promoted online

Vietnam's tourism industry will be promoted strongly on social networks, smart phones and the internet under the National Tourism Promotion Programme for 2013-2020 that has just been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Natural heritages not yet properly exploited

Scientists have warned that the negative impacts caused by the climate change and the human's unreasonable treatment have both put Vietnam's natural heritages at risk of getting damaged and polluted.

Developing spiritual tourism in Ninh Binh province

Ninh Binh province is lucky enough have been endowed with the culture heritage of an ancient thousand-year-old capital.

Red River delta tourism development plan passed

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the master plan on developing tourism in the Red River delta and coastal northeast until 2020, with vision to 2030.

Spiritual tourism from foreign expert's perspective

On the occasion of the International Conference on Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Development which was held in Ninh Binh province on November 21, 22, 2013. Ninh Binh newspaper had interview with some foreign experts relating to opportunities, challenges of spiritual tourism in Ninh Binh province.

Spiritual tourism supports sustainable development

Spiritual tourism has development potential, especially in Asia-Pacific, according to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

New Bai Dinh pagoda reveals Ninh Binh's soul

By drawing on its rich heritage of Buddhist pagodas and ancient sites, this picturesque northern province of Ninh Binh hopes to attract more tourists from both Vietnam and around the world.

National tourism promotion program approved

The PM has given a green light to the 2013-20 National tourism promotion program which was tailored to accelerate advertisement of Viet Nam's special tourism destinations, localities, products and services in foreign countries.

Vietnam to host spiritual tourism talks

The first international conference on spiritual tourism will take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh's Bai Dinh Pagoda on November 21- 22, said an official from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference in Hanoi last week.

Cuc Phuong offers a break from city buzz

Cuc Phuong, Vietnam's first national park, is a relaxing place to enjoy a few days exploring a tropical rainforest, providing the perfect backdrop for profound thoughts and existential reflection.