ASEAN Village takes place in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time
The ASEAN Village kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time, on September 21, as an event to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN and 22 years since Viet Nam’s accession to the bloc.
90 international artists display works at exhibition
Artworks by 90 international artists are on display at an ongoing exhibition at the Republic of Korean Cultural Centre in Ha Noi.
Vietnamese gastronomy research centre debuts in Ho Chi Minh City
The centre on Vietnamese cuisine studies, preservation and development was introduced to the public at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21.
Venice celebrates Vietnamese Cultural Days
The Vietnamese Cultural Days in Venice were held in mid-September with a string of activities designed to give locals an insight into Viet Nam’s culture.  
VNAT organizes Viet Nam tourism roadshow in Nordic countries
(TITC) – On September 13, a roadshow to promote Viet Nam tourism took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
VNAT introduces Viet Nam tourism in Japan
(TITC) – In the framework of Viet Nam Festa in Kanagawa 2017, on 17 Sept, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) organized a roadshow to promote Viet Nam tourism in Kanagawa Prefecture.
Van Don to get 220 million USD resort complex
Van Don, a rural district of Quang Ninh province in the northeastern region of Viet Nam, may soon see a 5 trillion VND (220 million USD) resort complex.  
Early Mid-Autumn colors at District 5’s lantern street
Although the Mid-Autumn Festival is still half a month from now, thousands of local and foreign tourists are rushing to the lantern quarter on Luong Nhu Hoc and Phu Dinh streets in HCMC’s District 5 during the weekend to admire the beauty of sparkling lanterns in different shapes and vibrant colors, pose for stunning photos and immerse themselves in the joyful and jubilant atmosphere. 
Thua Thien-Hue tourism launches film making and logo design contest
The Thua Thien - Hue provincial Department of Tourism has launched a film making and logo and slogan design contests to promote the province’s tourism.
“Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development”
Message from Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of World Tourism Organization: Tourism is today the 3rd largest export industry in the world after chemicals and fuels. It brings hope, prosperity and understanding to so many lives and livelihoods all over the world. 
Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien meets Ambassador of Sweden to Viet Nam
(TITC) – On 13 September, Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien had a warm meeting with Ambassador of Sweden to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg.
ASEAN-Korea Tourism Capacity Building Workshop
(TITC) – On 15 September 2017, in Hoi An, ASEAN-Korea Centre in coordination with Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized the ASEAN-Korea Tourism Capacity Building Workshop under the theme of “Free and Independent Travelers (FITs) for Cultural Heritage Destination”.
Da Nang authorities call on residents to smile more
The Da Nang Department of Tourism launched the Da Nang Smile campaign on September 19, as part of the effort to turn the coastal city into a civilized, friendly, safe and attractive one to visitors.
World Travel Awards to be held in Viet Nam
The World Travel Awards has confirmed that its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 will join World Spa Awards on December 10 at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Viet Nam.
Vietjet named among Forbes’ 50 best listed companies
Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company came 12th on the Vietnamese edition of Forbes Magazine’s top 50 listed Vietnamese companies in 2​017.
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