Vietnam’s beloved Sa Pa might lose itself in tourism race: PM

Vietnam’s beloved Sa Pa might lose itself in tourism race: PM After the popular highlands town Sa Pa received new recognition as national tourism zone, the country’s leader has called for “careful development” to preserve...

Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty metres apart. But their fortunes could not be...

Top 5 destinations near Ho Chi Minh City for a New Year’s trip

Top 5 places near Ho Chi Minh City for a New Year’s trip Thach An island Thach An island in Can Gio district is about 70km east of downtown HCM City. Visitors are attracted to its...

More foreigners touching down in Vietnam

More foreigners touching down in Vietnam The number of foreign tourists arriving in Vietnam has been rising steadily, but new data has revealed that they are spending less. The average foreign visitor in Vietnam spent $1,283...

Hanoi to reopen Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum after prolonged maintenance work

Reopen Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum The work took a month longer than usual because several urgent tasks needed to be; addressed. The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum will reopen to visitors on Tuesday after three months of...

New walking streets plan in backpacker district

New walking streets plan in backpacker district Saigon is polling public opinion about making more walking streets in its backpacker area pedestrian-friendly, a plan which aims to provide a bigger venue for the Lunar New...

Top 5 best check-in site in 2017

Top 5 best check-in site in 2017 The walking street around Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake opened for tourists in September 2016. This popular destination for Hanoians at weekend is busy with diverse activities like folk...

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site The PM assigned the Lao Cai provincial People’s Committee to coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant ministries and sectors to organise...

Cruising the scenic waterways of the Red River

Cruising the scenic waterways of the Red River   Cruising on the Red River has featured on the wish list of many of our team members for years. And so, we chartered a vessel with the...

Koreans, Chinese make up half of foreign tourists to Vietnam

Koreans, Chinese make up half of foreign tourists to Vietnam Data of the General Statistics Office shows that the country welcomed 11.6 million foreign visitors in the period, up 27.8% year-on-year. RoK was Vietnam’s second biggest...