More Chinese visitors welcomed in Việt Nam
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has called on provincial authorities to take efforts to sustain the strong growth in the number of Chinese tourists.
The 2017 Nha Trang Sea Festival, with the theme Extending the Circle of Friendship, will be held in the central province of Khánh Hoà from June 10 to 13 with 50 arts, cultural and sporting activities, the Khánh Hoà People’s Committee has announced.
Visitors to HCM City’s Hồ Thị Kỷ flower market in District 10 can easily find many Vietnamese people of Cambodian descent selling mainly Cambodian specialties at what is known informally as the Cambodian Market.
HCM City authorities have approved a pilot project to operate electric cars in downtown HCM City. The city-based company Kingtour will operate 20 electric cars, each carrying from eight to 14 passengers, on three routes.
The Việt Nam Festival 2017 will take place at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on June 10 and 11, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
Since mid-2016, travel firms in HCM City have offered honey-collection excursions in U Minh Hạ Forest, as part of tours to the southernmost province of Cà Mau in the Mekong Delta.
The Hà Nội Railway Transport Co. is trying to cash in on the summer holiday season by upgrading trains to popular destinations.
Three advertising hoardings promoting Việt Nam’s cinema and tourism industries will be put up at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in France from May 17 to 28.
Lotus has long been a special plant in Tháp Mười District of Đồng Tháp Province. The beautiful lotus ponds in the Mekong province have been a magnet for visitors to Đồng Tháp.
Mường Luông is highly recommended as a tourist destination in the north-western uplands. Located at the foot of Khâu A Mountain 30km north-east of Lao Cai, Mường Luông Valley is surrounded by mountains and home to the ethnic Tày.