Opportunities and challenges for tourism industry in the 4th Industrial Revolution
(TITC) - On 18 April 2018, in Ha Noi, Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) Viet Nam Chapter organized the workshop on “Opportunities and challenges for tourism industry in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.
HCM City proposes visa exemption extension
The HCM City Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on further extension of visa exemption for tourists coming from the UK, France,…
More vestiges uncovered in Thang Long royal citadel
Many traces of former building and artefacts found during the 2017 excavation of the Kinh Thien Place in centre of the Thang Long Royal Citadel have been announced at a…
Japan’s Peace Boat docks at Cai Lan port
The Peace Boat of Japan has docked at Cai Lan Port in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, carrying nearly 1,000 crewmembers and tourists from Japan, Germany, the US, the UK, Singapore, and Taiwan (China).  
Travel tours, craft villages paired to promote Vietnamese goods
An official has said Ha Noi’s tourism products should be associated with advertising high-quality goods, especially those which are the signature of craft villages.  
Lam Dong attracts 1.6 million visitors in first quarter
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong welcomed more than 1.6 million visitors in the first quarter of 2018, up 10.3% year-on-year and fulfilling 25% of the province’s yearly plan.  
Exhibition to mark 43rd anniversary of Ninh Thuan liberation
An exhibition to mark the 43rd anniversary of Ninh Thuan liberation opened on April 16th at the southern Ninh Thuan provincial Museum in Thap Cham city.
Korean, Lao artistic troupes to perform in Ninh Binh
According to Ninh Binh provincial People’s Committee, artistic performances at the 1,050th anniversary of the establishment of Dai Co Viet will draw the participation of artistic troupes from Thanh Hoa province, Laos and the Republic of Korea.
Ca Mau province: Cao Dan pagoda recognized as national historical relic
Director of the southern Ca Mau provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Hieu Hung said that Cao Dan pagoda in Tan Loc commune, Binh Thoi district, has been recognized as a national historical relic.
Hung Kings Temple festival a panoply of cultural activities
The annual Hung Kings Temple festival hosted by the northern midlands province of Phu Tho will be held from April 21-25 (6th to 10th day of the third lunar month) with an array of cultural festivities.  
France remains main partner of Hue Festival 2018
France is one of the main partners of the Hue Festival, which is set to take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from April 27 to May 2.
HCM City launches competition for innovative startup projects in tourism
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Tourism jointly launched the Innovative Startups in Tourism Contest on April 14.
Sales at HCM City tourism festival exceed VND83 billion
Businesses participating in the Ho Chi Minh City tourism festival carried out sales in excess of VND83 billion, a year-on-year rise of 38%, according to preliminary reports from travel businesses.  
Bo Luy-Lo Gach pagoda relic gets national status
The relic complex of Bo Luy-Kompong Thmo pagoda, also known as Lo Gach (Brick-kiln) pagoda, in Chau Thanh district of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, has been recognised as a national archaeological site. 
Fireworks display in Ho Chi Minh city on April 30th
Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has planned fireworks displays celebrating Southern Liberation and National Unification Day (April 30th) and May Day at two locations.
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