“Return to the Roots” tourism programme kicks off A ceremony to launch the “Return to the Roots” tourism programme 2011 was held in Nghia Lo, Yen Bai Province on February 26. This is a tourism cooperative programme between the northern provinces of Yen Bai, Phu Tho and Lao Cai.
2, 500 maritime visitors arrive in Quang Ninh The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) on January 25 welcomed 2, 500 foreign tourists and crew sailing aboard the cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked in Halong City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
All-female art show opens Ten female artists from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are showcasing their latest paintings at an annual exhibition at the Women Artists Club.
Artist portrays childhood dream A solo exhibition titled Ky uc, La va Hoa (Memories, Leaves and Flowers) displaying 30 oil on canvas paintings by Vietnamese artist Ton That Bang has opened in HCMC.
Central earthly paradise attracts tourists Thien Duong (Paradise) Cave in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO-recognised world natural heritage site in the central province of Quang Binh, has become a favourite destination of domestic and foreign tourists.
A flight with 100 passengers aboard took off from Jiangbei international airport in central China’s Chongqing City to Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on March 6, opening the first direct air route between the two cities.
Diplomats learn more about Vietnam’s culture Foreign ambassadors to Vietnam are helped to gain more understanding about the host country’s Buddhism and culture through a visit to the Phat Tich Pagoda in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 26.
Electric cars for Hanoi tourists Dong Xuan Joint Stock Co plans to import electric cars for tourists visiting Hanoi this year. Tours will be conducted in five urban districts – Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Tay Ho, Dong Da and Hai Ba Trung.