Vacationers make beeline for popular tourist destinations

Vacationers make beeline for popular tourist destinations

Beach town Vung Tau in the south and many northern mountain towns have been overrun by tourists during the four-day National Day break. ...
Vietnam among 5 best Asian countries to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Vietnam among 5 best Asian countries to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post lists Vietnam as one of five best countries in Asia (excluding China) to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. ...
Two Vietnam hotels win kudos at International Travel Awards

Two Vietnam hotels win kudos at International Travel Awards

A hotel in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and another in the central beach city of Da Nang won different categories of the 2022 International Travel Awards. ...
Moc Chau receives nature destination nomination at World Travel Awards

Moc Chau receives nature destination nomination at World Travel Awards

Northern highlands town Moc Chau, home to the world's longest glass bridge, was nominated as Asia's leading nature destination at the 2022 World Travel Awards for the first time. ...
Four Seasons includes Hoi An in luxury jet tour

Four Seasons includes Hoi An in luxury jet tour

Canadian-based hospitality company Four Seasons has announced the launch of a private luxury jet tour in 2024, passing seven Asian destinations including Hoi An ancient town. ...
Foreign visitor number increases by 38 pct in August

Foreign visitor number increases by 38 pct in August

The number of foreign visitors in August increased by 38% from the previous month to 486,400 as the tourism industry continued to recover. ...
Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai airports to see overcrowding this holiday weekend

Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai airports to see overcrowding this holiday weekend

The number of passengers at Tan Son Nhat and Noi Bai, Vietnam's largest airports, during the four-day holiday is forecast to surge by 12 to 20% against normal days. ...
Myanmar airline to fly to Hanoi, HCMC from next month

Myanmar airline to fly to Hanoi, HCMC from next month

Myanmar Airways International plans to start flying to Vietnam next month with regular services from Yangon to Hanoi and HCMC. ...
Thai Vietjet to operate 1st Bangkok-Phu Quoc direct flight

Thai Vietjet to operate 1st Bangkok-Phu Quoc direct flight

Thai Vietjet, a subsidiary of Vietjet Air, plans to launch the first ever direct service between Bangkok and Phu Quoc Island on October 12. ...
Teenage pilot on solo flight that lands in Da Nang sets world record

Teenage pilot on solo flight that lands in Da Nang sets world record

Mack Rutherford, 17, who stopped by Da Nang last month, has become the youngest person to fly solo in a small aircraft across the globe, according to Guinness World Records. ...
Vietnam urges passengers to test for Covid before entry to S Korea

Vietnam urges passengers to test for Covid before entry to S Korea

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam asked passengers to obtain a negative Covid test result before arriving in South Korea to avoid being denied entry. ...
Downtown Saigon street poised to become pedestrian zone boosting nighttime economy

Downtown Saigon street poised to become pedestrian zone boosting nighttime economy

Authorities in District 1 are seeking feedback from local authorities to turn Le Loi, one of the city's busiest areas, into a pedestrian-friendly zone to boost night-time tourism. ...

Travel Guide

Train journey from Da Nang to Quy Nhon among Asia’s six best

CNN has named a luxury train service through central Vietnam between Da Nang and Quy Nhon among Asia's six most ...
Train journey from Da Nang to Quy Nhon among Asia's six best

Food & Cuisine

Noodle soup with signature crab meatball in Saigon

A bowl of crab meatball noodle soup at 40-year-old "Bun Rieu Ganh" in Saigon's District 1 might appear rather pricey ...
A bowl of crap noodle soup at Bun Rieu Ganh in Saigon. Photo by VnExpress/Huynh Nhi.