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Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020 – tourism group

Current visa exemptions for citizens of Western European countries will expire this June.

Vietnam finishes third in Southeast Asia race for tourist dollars

Thailand is way ahead of the game, but Vietnam welcomed record tourism revenue in 2016.

Endangered langurs safe for now after resort project put on hold in central Vietnam

The controversial project on Da Nang's Son Tra Peninsula could threaten the country's largest population of red-shanked douc langurs.
May 16, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Iraq's 'Garden of Eden' becomes tourists' haven

Destroyed during Saddam Hussein's rule, the Iraqi marshlands now attract tourists and scientists.
May 16, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam wants more Chinese visitors after 60 percent surge in Jan-April

Chinese travelers are single-handedly driving global tourism and Vietnam doesn't want to miss the opportunity.
May 13, 2017 | 01:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese food (and drink) mashups you MUST try

They’re creative, they’re unique, and, despite how they sound, they’re all delicious.
May 13, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

In pictures: The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos of #Vietnam.
May 12, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam mulls lifting midnight curfew to pull in more tourists

Restaurants and bars across the country could keep their doors open until 2 a.m.
May 10, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Fly over Vietnam's coastal town in a hot air balloon

For the first time tourists can travel around Phan Thiet City in the province of Binh Thuan, high up in the air. But it's not cheap.
May 09, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Sa Pa, in the dance of the clouds

Vietnam's favorite highland destination looks dreamy from above.
May 06, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Unnatural wonder: Public backlash over $9 mln archway into Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The work was inspired by the marvelous bay, but many people have cringed at it.
April 28, 2017 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

Is Saigon's new gold street glittering enough for tourists?

Ho Chi Minh City has turned its 30-year-old jewelry corner in Chinatown into a potential tourism destination.
April 28, 2017 | 12:02 pm GMT+7

Tourists can go kayaking again in Ha Long Bay this May

Local authorities have asked that kayak services be added to the list of tourism products featured in eight registered attractions.
April 27, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Over 4 million foreign visitors touch down in Vietnam in first four months

The number of international arrivals surged by 30 percent on-year during the first four months of the year.
April 26, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Private toilets open their doors to tourists for free in central Vietnam

Visitors can now relieve themselves in many offices, hotels and restaurants in Hue without charge or embarrassment.
April 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7