Spring tours 2012

Spring tours 2012

2/2/2012 - 15:43

(VOVworld) Foreign tourists to Vietnam are not only captivated by its beautiful landscapes but also the unique tradition of celebrating the traditional lunar New Year, the spring atmosphere and local people’s hospitality.

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Lunar New Year tours

Lunar New Year tours

1/19/2012 - 16:02

On the eve of the traditional lunar New Year festival, travel companies are busy preparing for the Tet holiday demand. Due to higher than expected demand this year, many companies stopped accepting reservations a month ago.

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Tet tours for Overseas Vietnamese

Tet tours for Overseas Vietnamese

1/12/2012 - 12:24

Overseas Vietnamese are excited to return to their homeland during the traditional lunar new year festival. Some of them spend their holiday visiting their relatives or attending traditional festivals while others are interested in exploiting their homeland’s beautiful landscapes. Today’s Discovery Vietnam introduces some interesting tours for overseas Vietnamese during Tet.

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Achievements of Vietnam tourism 2011.

Achievements of Vietnam tourism 2011.

1/5/2012 - 15:31

Vietnam welcomed the 6 millionth foreign visitor of 2011, surpassing the set target of 5.5 million and demonstrating the robust growth of the tourism sector.

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Explore Tay Ninh's cultural and ecological tourism

Explore Tay Ninh's cultural and ecological tourism

12/29/2011 - 15:44

The southeastern province of Tay Ninh is blessed with beautiful landscapes including Ba Den mountain and Lo Go Xa mat national park. These advantages are helping Tay Ninh develop its cultural and ecological tourism.

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Christmas and New Year holidays in Vietnam

Christmas and New Year holidays in Vietnam

12/22/2011 - 17:24

Another Christmas season has come and many people are planning their Christmas and New Year holidays. At this time of the year, many travel companies are offering their customers attractive tours with special discounts. Going to sea seems to be the most popular choice for many travelers this year.

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National Tourism Year 2012-Golden chance for Hue tourism

National Tourism Year 2012-Golden chance for Hue tourism

12/15/2011 - 15:57

The tourism sector of the central province of Thua Thien Hue is expected to thrive next year as it hosts the National Tourism Year event themed “ Heritage Tourism” and the popular biannual Hue Festival. These activities will create new opportunities for Hue to promote its tangible and intangible cultural values and natural heritages.

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A visit to beautiful islands named for a type of bird, the salangane

A visit to beautiful islands named for a type of bird, the salangane

12/8/2011 - 16:54

Nha Trang Bay, one of the world’s most beautiful bays is blessed with magnificent soft sand beaches, rolling coral reefs and a profusion of endemic fauna and flora species. A cluster of islands emerging from the blue water creates a breathtaking picture.

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Con Dao island, an impressive historical and ecological site

Con Dao island, an impressive historical and ecological site

12/1/2011 - 16:43

Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau has a 200 km coastline with dozens of beautiful beaches, pure blue water and colorful coral reefs. The beauty of the island makes an unforgettable impression.

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Cape Ca Mau- a sacred spot for Vietnamese people

Cape Ca Mau- a sacred spot for Vietnamese people

11/24/2011 - 16:38

The southern most point of Ca Mau is a place with tourism potential, blessed with a natural beauty that is seldom matched elsewhere in Vietnam.

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Worshipping the whale for luck at sea

Worshipping the whale for luck at sea

11/22/2011 - 14:00

The Cau Ngu or Whale worshipping festival is one of many special events for people living on the coast in Hai Thanh commune in central Dong hoi city. The festival reflects people’s desire for peace on the sea.

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Cu Chi tunnel, a symbol of Vietnamese staunch spirit

Cu Chi tunnel, a symbol of Vietnamese staunch spirit

11/17/2011 - 15:39

Cu Chi tunnel, located 70 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, is a solemn symbol of the Vietnamese people’s staunch spirit during the war against the American invaders. Cu Chi tunnel is a complex tunnel system zigzagging for 250 km under the ground. It was dug by hand, deep enough to resist heavy American bombs, and since the war...

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Ha Long Bay became new wonder of the world

Ha Long Bay became new wonder of the world

11/15/2011 - 0:01

Located in the Quang Ninh province in north Vietnam, Halong Bay is home to nearly 2,000 islands and inlets along its 75-mile coastline. Among its coves, caves, and beaches are floating villages of fisherman, who count among their catch 200 species of fish and 450 different kinds of shellfish. UNESCO recognized the area in 1994 as a world heritage site...

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Visitors are charmed with Hanoi’s beauty

Visitors are charmed with Hanoi’s beauty

11/14/2011 - 19:59

Hanoi is now in what many consider the most beautiful and romantic season of the year- the autumn. Visitors to the capital city at this time are charmed by the cooling breeze, the fragrance of milk flowers and the pitter-patter of an occasional rain falling on leaves and rooftops.

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Saigontourist welcomes 2,000 visitors

Saigontourist welcomes 2,000 visitors

11/8/2011 - 6:35

Vietnam’s leading tour operator Saigontourist has received 2,000 visitors from the five-star Costa Classica cruise ship that docked in Ho Chi Minh City on April 26.

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Hanoi to host 2011 Vietnam Offroad Cup

Hanoi to host 2011 Vietnam Offroad Cup

11/8/2011 - 6:34

As many as 40 teams will take part in the 2011 Vietnam Offroad Cup in Hanoi on June 25-26.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...