Vietnam travel news

Trang An – a worthy journey for everyone

VietNamNet Bridge – Ninh Binh Province has been stamped with the footprints of sovereigns from the Dinh, Le, Pre-Le and Ly dynasties.

 

Sa Pa in Top most beautiful terraces in the world

The terraced fieds of Sa Pa in Viet Nam\'s northern Lao Cai province have entered in the Top 11 most beautiful terraces in the world, according to the Touropia. The international tourism electronic communication network (Touropia) has also ranked Douro (Portuguese), Bali (Indonesia), Choquequyrao, Pisác, Salinas de Maras, Ma chu Pich chu, Ollantaytambo (Peru), Longji, Hani (China), Banaue (the Philippines).

 

Silk weaving village for over 400 years

Is a traditional village sericulture, reeling silk from the famous 16th century in Quang Nam, Ma Chau village (now part of Village Association, the town of South Blessed, Duy Coast) with less than 200 family, every year has provided the domestic market and export more than 10 million meters and 200,000 meters of silk fabric types.

 

Travelers complain services at airports too expensive

At the Noi Bai airport, travelers have to pay VND25,000 for a bottle of water, which is six times higher than the price posted at supermarkets. Other products and services are also very expensive.

 

Vietnam still doesn’t know how to spend money on tourism promotion

Surveys have found out that 70-80 percent of foreigners traveled to Vietnam after they heard about the trips to Vietnam from relatives or friends, not because they got the information about Vietnam when they attended tourism trade fairs or roadshows, or seeing ads on CNN or BBC

 

Hanoi street food: cooking up a storm

With its dazzling array of dishes and flavours, Ha Noi\'s cuisine is considered to be one of the main strengths of its tourism sector. But while most tourists only currently get the chance to eat the food, offering them opportunities to experience a real culinary tour is an essential step towards putting the city on the map as a genuine food destination.

 

Saigon’s world-famous sidewalk food seller

For nearly 20 years, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh ran her small restaurant on the sidewalk of the Nguyen Dinh Chieu apartment block on Hoang Sa Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, HCM City. Suddenly, one day she was known throughout the world.

 

City walks allow visitors to discover Ha Noi

Beginning at 9.30am, the first part of the English-speaking tour will help attendees learn about the area\'s bronze casting and its history in northern Viet Nam. The group will visit a foundry to see the largest single pour bronze statue in the country.

 

Hotel developers bet on niche markets

Despite the predicted oversupply of hotels in the central region and the reported difficulties in tourism development, investors still have been strongly determined to develop more hotels in the sea cities in the region.

 

Workshop on responsible tourism promtion in Vietnam

On Dec. 12, in Ha Long city, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) jointly held a workshop on concept introduction and responsible tourism promotion in Vietnam.