Am Tien Cave, Ninh Binh This heaven on earth in Ninh Binh Province is the perfect choice for those who crave inner peace. Lying 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ninh Binh’s center, Am Tien Cave boasts massive cliffs that tower over beautiful clear lakes in an area that was once the capital of Vietnam in Hoa Lu District. And once you’re here, don't miss the chance to visit Trang An, Ninh Binh’s largest limestone complex that has been recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. Pu Luong, Thanh Hoa Staying true to its name, Pu Luong Nature Reserve boasts pristine nature and genuine people who mostly make a living from farming. The best time to visit Pu Luong is October, when golden-yellow terraced rice fields glisten in the light cold of autumn. Homestay services allow you to experience the culture and daily life of ethnic people, and last but not least, try the unique food that all comes from fresh, homegrown produce. Nhon Chau Island, Quy Nhon This island off Vietnam's … [Read more...] about 6 destinations to emerge as tourism magnets in Vietnam in 2017
VietNamNet Bridge - Residents in the central province of Phu Yen are trying to decide whether to develop lobster farming or tourism. The aquaculture development plan conflicts with the plan to develop the Xuan Dai Bay national tourism area which is awaiting the PM’s approval. Nguyen Tri Phuong, deputy director of Phu Yen agriculture department, which drafted the aquaculture development plan, affirmed that planning is necessary in order to develop local aquaculture in a sustainable way. RELATED NEWS Kien Giang brings seawater ashore for shrimp farming Shrimp prosper in mixed ponds Mai Thanh … [Read more...] about Raise lobsters or develop tourism: Phu Yen dilemma
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese online tourism market is predicted to increase from $2.2 billion in value in 2015 to $9 billion by 2025. However, it is unclear if Vietnamese firms can obtain a slice of the potentially lucrative pie. The Vietnamese online tourism market is predicted to increase from $2.2 billion in value in 2015 to $9 billion by 2025. However, it is unclear if Vietnamese firms can obtain a slice of the potentially lucrative pie. Many Vietnamese travel firms have joined the online tourism market, including chudu24.com, ivivu.com, tripi.vn and vntrip.vn. However, they have been operating at a moderate level. RELATED NEWS Investors seek opportunities in $9 billion online-tourism market Online Tourism Day 2017 set for July 5 Chi Mai … [Read more...] about Where are Vietnamese firms in the online tourism market?
The Prime Minister has signed a decision recognizing the hill town of Sapa in the northern province of Lao Cai as a national tourism site. A terraced filed in Sapa The Lao Cai Provincial People’s Committee, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and relevant ministries and agencies have been asked to introduce and promote local tourism potential to attract more tourists to Sapa.They were urged to re-arrange the management, exploitation, and development of Sapa as a tourism site and submit a proposal on appropriate tourism development policies for the new tourism site to the Prime Minister for a decision.Sapa was voted one of the Top 10 most attractive destinations in Asia in 2017 by popular American travel website TripAdvisor, one of the 50 most beautiful places in Asia by the US’s Condé Nast Traveler, and one of the Top 8 destinations in Vietnam by English travel site of Rough Guides.The hill town is known for its terraced rice fields and trekking trails. … [Read more...] about Sapa recognized as national tourism site
The Vietnamese Tourism-Culture Festival will be held in the Republic of Korea (RoK) as part of activities celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Viet Nam-RoK diplomatic relations (December 22), according to Viet Nam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. During the festival, a tourism promotion programme will introduce tourism potential and policies of Viet Nam as well as new tourism products of the country. The event is expected to draw 100 delegates from RoK travel firms and media agencies. According to the Korean Tourism Organisation in Viet Nam, 2017 is a successful year of the RoK tourism sector in Viet Nam. As of November 19, over 302,200 Vietnamese tourists visited the RoK, a rise of 29.9 percent year on year, making Viet Nam the eighth largest market of the RoK. Viet Nam is also a popular destination for RoK travelers, welcoming over 1.54 million arrivals in 2016, up 38.7 percent compared to 2015. At the end of November this year, more than 2.15 million RoK tourists … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Culture -Tourism Festival in RoK opens