ThouThe HCMC's annual Nguyen Hue Flower Street attracted nearly 800, 000 local and foreign visitors during the Tet holiday (Lunar New Year), organisers said.
VNAT to hire design firm for marketing strategy Australian-invested Cowan Design Company, which has won a contest to design a logo and slogan for Vietnam’s tourism, will likely be chosen to map out a strategy to build the tourism brand name and promote the country’s tourism image, a tourism official said.
Spanish magazine spotlights Vietnam’s cave Spanish writer Mark Jenkin has extolled the wonderful beauty of Son Doong Cave (Mountain River Cave) in the world natural heritage site Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam’s central Quang Binh Province.
More than 2, 000 foreign tourists on three international cruise ships arrived in Nha Trang City on February 9. It was the first time Nha Trang has received three cruise ships at the same time.
Uncle Ho painting enters VN Guinness Book of Records The largest painting of Uncle Ho’s testament, written on palm leaf made by artisan Vo Van Tang from Nui Sap Town, Thoai Son District in the southern province of An Giang, has been entered in the Vietnam Guinness Book of Records (Vietbooks).
Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival kicks off Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan beat the drum, opening the Yen Tu Pagoda Spring Festival in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on February 12, the tenth day of the first lunar month.
Poetry Day in Ha Noi, Nghe An and HCMC The annual Poetry Day will take place on February 17 in Ha Noi, Nghe An and HCMC. Huu Thinh, chairman of the Vietnam Writers Association, said the occasion would also be used to mark the 100th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh who left the country in 1911 to seek ways for national salvation from the French colonists