Vietnam takes part in Berlin international tourism fair More than 30 Vietnamese companies are participating in the International Tourism Fair ITB, which opened in the German capital city of Berlin on March 9. The year’s five –day fair drew over 11, 000 exhibitors from 188 counties across the world.
National Tourism Year 2011 launched in central coastal province A ceremony was held in Phu Yen Province on March 10 to launch the National Tourism Year 2011 programme in south-central eight cities and provinces, starting from Danang City to Binh Thuan Province. The event was part of activities marking the 400th founding anniversary of Phu Yen Province.
China launches Chongqing-Hanoi air route A flight with 100 passengers aboard took off from Jiangbei international airport in central China’s Chongqing City to Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on March 6, opening the first direct air route between the two cities.
All-female art show opens Ten female artists from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are showcasing their latest paintings at an annual exhibition at the Women Artists Club.
UNESCO donates tourism maps to Hoi An The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has donated 40, 000 tourism maps of Hoi An’s ancient streets and its neighborhoods to the central town, according to UNESCO’s Representative Office in Hanoi.