Hoi An rated among world’s best places for expats
Hoi An has been ranked the 14th best place in the world for expatriates to live by the The Travel website, thanks to the ancient town’s “cheap cost of living”.  
Viet Nam to rank tour guides for the first time
The Viet Nam Tourism Association (VTA) will launch a programme to rank Vietnamese tour guides, with financial assistance from the European Union (EU), the association announced on October 4.  
Ha Noi among nominees for leading city destination award
Ha Noi will compete in the World’s Leading City Destination category for a prize at the 2018 World Travel Awards.
October activities at Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism
Diverse activities related to the culture of the southwestern Viet Nam is taking place at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi from October 1st to 30th.
Viet Nam offers great value for solo travelers: blogger
A friendly, cheap and safe destination, Viet Nam is one travel blogger’s top choice for solo travel.
Exhibition marks Ha Noi’s liberation celebrations in 1954
Photos and documents capturing the glorious moments of Ha Noi’s celebrations of Liberation Day on October 10, 1954 are on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in downtown Ha Noi.
Foreign arrivals to HCM City pass the 5 million mark over 9-month span
The number of foreign tourists arriving in Ho Chi Minh City during the first nine months of 2019 was estimated at 5.45 million, up 21.25% from the same period the previous year and already reaching 72.6% of this year’s target for foreign tourists.
Viet Nam tourism promoted in Italy
A tourism promotion event, titled “A Soulful Viet Nam”, opened in the northern Italian city of Milan on October 3, with dozens of travel agencies in attendance.  
Viet Nam International Travel Mart project receives approval
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently approved a project to organise the Viet Nam International Travel Mart (VITM), promoting it as an important international and national tourism event.  
New rock formation found in Phu Yen province
A formation of many beautiful rock layers has recently been discovered at Ghenh Da Dia in the central coastal province of Phu Yen.
Thousands flock to Lam Kinh Festival
Visitors from across the country are heading to the 2018 Lam Kinh festival, which takes place from October 1-2 at the Lam Kinh Historic Site Complex, in Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province.
Programme featuring culture of southwest region held in Ha Noi
A programme introducing the traditional culture, customs and specialties of ethnic groups in the southwest region is taking place in the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism.  
UK newspaper talks up Viet Nam-Cambodia cruise
British tabloid Daily Mail has listed a cruise from Viet Nam to Cambodia among the top global river tours of 2019.
New Vietnamese archeological findings announced in Hue
Archeologists delivered 356 reports on the new archeological findings around Viet Nam at an announcement event held for the sector during the weekend in the city of Hue.  
Gia Lai ready for gong cultural festival
The preparation for the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival slated for November 9 - 11 in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been basically completed.  
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