Ethnic minority culture remains a focus in 2014

Ethnic minority culture remains a focus in 2014

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will continue speeding up projects on preserving and developing the ethnic minority culture in 2014, radio The Voice of Vietnam reported on January 15. Deputy Minister Huynh Vinh Ai said the ministry plans to build a set…

Attractive new tours to be launched on Son Tra Peninsula

Attractive new tours to be launched on Son Tra Peninsula

A workshop recently took place in Da Nang to introduce this year’s new tours on the Son Tra Peninsula. Organised by the Management Board of the Son Tra Peninsula and Da Nang Tourism Beaches, the event was attended by a number of travel agents,…

Da Nang becomes an attractive tourist destination for Japanese

Da Nang becomes an attractive tourist destination for Japanese

In addition to its popular tourism markets which include China, South Korea and Russia, Da Nang will focus on attracting more Japanese tourists to the city in 2014 to increase the tourist arrival numbers as well as local revenue. Da Nang is emerging as…

Quang Yen welcomes first tourists in 2014

Quang Yen welcomes first tourists in 2014

A group of 22 Chinese tourists has visited craft villages in Quang Yen town in the northern province of Quang Ninh. At the Hung Hoc craft village, the tourists had the chance to see people in the village split neohouzeaua and sharpen bamboo lath…

Tien Giang taps eco-tourism potential

Tien Giang taps eco-tourism potential

The Mekong Delta province of  Tien Giang will spend 430 billion VND (20.476 million USD) on developing the tourism sector this year to tap its eco-tourism potential and achieve a high tourism growth rate. Specifically, it will strengthen tourism infrastructure, launch new tours and…

Da Nang resort chiefs win Golden Spoon contest

Da Nang resort chiefs win Golden Spoon contest

A team of three chefs from Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort won first prize at the Chiec Thia Vang (Golden Spoon) contest, receiving 1 billion VND (47,370 USD) in cash and a trophy. Co-organised by the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association, the…

Narita-Da Nang air route set to open

Narita-Da Nang air route set to open

A direct air route from the Da Nang Airport to Japan’s Narita Airport will be launched in July, the deputy director of the foreign affairs department of Vietnam Airlines, Mai Dang Hieu, confirmed on January 17. The rout will create a conducive environment for…