The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi is hosting a programme entitled ‘Scent of spring in mountainous region’ from January 1 to 31, introducing visitors to the traditional spring festivals and customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups.
The southwestern province of Tay Ninh will allow tourists to visit Ba Den Relic Complex without paying entrance fee from January 1 to December 31 next year, according to Truong Van Hung, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Whoever has set foot in the Northwest can hardly take their eyes of eye catching ethnic fabric items created out of refined graphics and handmade weaving techniques. The fabrics are also the favorite souvenirs among visitors in addition to exotic and vernacular culture of the highlands.
For all a few tours organized, it is also a good signal that tourism starts to prosper.
Two world cultural heritages in the central province of Quang Nam, including Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary, officially opened to visitors on November 15.
As a Quang Nam provincial city located on a bank of the Thu Bon river, Hoi An is considered the most beautiful cities in Southeast Asia.
With the majority of incoming flights suspended and travel restrictions imposed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the capital recorded no visitors in August, according to Hanoi Tourism Department.
More than 63.4% of respondents in a survey conducted by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) said they want to go to Vietnam for sightseeing, and a high percentage of those who had visited the country (over 70%) want to go again.
After half a summer of "freezing" due to the pandemic, tourism sector in the capital city is gradually resuming its services. In addition to observing strict requirements of COVID-19 prevention, it is also necessary for the city’s hospitality sector to be refreshed towards serving visitors.
Statistics from the provincial Department of Tourism show that the number of tourists coming to Hue in the first half of 2021 has decreased sharply, reaching only about 600,000 arrivals due to the impact of the pandemic.