Bogus Chinese map prompts closer scrutiny of promotional travel brochures

All HCMC travel firms have been asked to review foreign promotional materials after one was found using brochures with China's infamous nine-dash line.

Central Highlands staircase fields from a bird’s eye view

Shining green rice terraces created by Jrai ethnic people depict the scenic charm of Chu Se District, Gia Lai Province.

Tourism projects near military base cancelled in central Vietnam

Khanh Hoa Province has revoked the investment certificates of two tourism projects on Mui Hoi Island, citing national security considerations.
October 19, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Saigon firm fined for using travel brochures with infamous nine-dash line

Saigontourist was fined VND50 million ($2,200) Friday for using brochures carrying China’s infamous nine-dash line which violates Vietnam's waters sovereignty.
October 19, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam beats most neighbors in best place ranking for business expats

Vietnam seems to have done a fair job of persuading global business expatriates that it is a good place to live and work.
October 18, 2019 | 09:10 pm GMT+7

US magazine picks Vietnamese island among best places with ‘bluest water’

Travel + Leisure included Con Son Island in southern Vietnam among 13 places where travelers will be amazed by the 'bluest water.'
October 18, 2019 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese baguette gets a makeover with salted egg yolk

Banh mi, the Vietnamese baguette, comes with a brand-new addition in Saigon: minced pork meatballs and salted egg yolk.
October 18, 2019 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among 20 most favorite countries: Condé Nast Traveler

Vietnam has jumped three places this year to 10th in a list of the world’s 20 favorite countries compiled by British magazine Condé Nast Traveler. 
October 18, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s unique street food delicacy: duck embryo, fish noodle soup

Duck embryo with fish noodle soup might sound like a strange food combo to some, but it is a speciality of An Giang Province.
October 18, 2019 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Hue follows Hoi An in launching bike tourism service

Vietnam’s former imperial capital Hue plans to pilot a public bicycle service that will provide hundreds of tourists with an option to ride bikes on its downtown streets.
October 18, 2019 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Khmer people's grey sedge handicraft village in the Mekong Delta

Khmer people in Kien Giang Province have capitalized on the wild grey sedge as material to produce handmade items for centuries.
October 17, 2019 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

8 Vietnamese dishes to be introduced in France

The “Vietnamese Cuisine Day in France” in Perpignan City will feature Vietnamese foods, such as fresh summer rolls and crispy mini-pancakes.
October 17, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam among top 10 Asia-Pacific tourist destinations

Vietnam is one of ten top Asia-Pacific tourist destinations and fourth in Southeast Asia after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
October 16, 2019 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Da Nang prohibits scooters on peninsula following spate of accidents

Da Nang has banned scooters on the Son Tra Peninsula, a popular tourist attraction, following a number of deadly accidents involving scooters.
October 16, 2019 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Sun Group enjoys rakes in the honors at two international award ceremonies

Vietnam's Sun Group won as many as 21 prizes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania and the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019.
October 16, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7
 
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