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Underwater stone arch draws visitors to island district
Archaeologists and divers have recently discovered an underwater stone arch in Ly Son district in the central province of Quang Ngai, adding it to the list of must-visit places in the island district.    
2,000 people to participate in Central Highlands Gongs Festival 2018
The Central Highlands Gongs Festival 2018 will take place from November 9th to 11th in Gia Lai province, with the participation of 2,000 people from five Central Highlands provinces.
Hotels and restaurants launch mooncake collections for Mid-Autumn Festival
Many hotels and restaurants in Viet Nam have launched their mooncake collections for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, or the Full Moon Festival, the second biggest festival for Vietnamese family reunion…
Ha Noi launches tourism portal   (Aug 15, 2018)
Ha Noi launches tourism portal
The Ha Noi Department of Tourism has debuted a new bilingual portal where tourists can find all the information they need for a trip to the Vietnamese capital.  
Project launched to preserve Co Loa relic site
The Co Loa relic site in Dong Anh District, on the outskirt of Ha Noi, will be protected and preserved following a project worth VND60 billion (US$2.6 million), the capital’s People’s Committee announced on Friday.  
Ba Hon Dam islands: A pristine experience
Located off Kien Luong District in the southern province of Kien Giang, Ba Lua Archipelago is a pristine landscape, which has been called the ‘Ha Long Bay of the South’.  
Number of foreigners to southern hub rises nearly 38%
Ho Chi Minh city greeted 4.45 million foreign tourists in Jan-July 2018, increasing by 37.7% over a year earlier or fulfilling 59.47% of the year’s plan, reported the city People’s Committee.  
Presenting medal for the cause of culture, sports and tourism to Colombian Chargé d'affaires to Viet Nam
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai has presented medal for the cause of culture, sports and tourism to Ms. Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, Colombian Chargé d'affaires to Viet Nam.  
Quang Nam promotes the value of Ngoc Linh Ginseng
(TITC) – The 2nd Ngoc Linh Ginseng Festival was held in Nam Tra My District, Quang Nam Province from August 1 – 3, 2018 aiming to promote the brand of Ngoc Linh ginseng, a rare and precious medicinal herb of Viet Nam.  
Ha Noi: Folk games at Trinh Cong Son pedestrian street
UNESCO Center for International Cultural Exchange and Preservation will coordinate with San dinh project to organize folk games at Trinh Cong Son pedestrian street on August 18th.  
Embroidery Art Museum in Hue   (Aug 06, 2018)
Embroidery Art Museum in Hue
The XQ Embroidery Art Museum in Hue city attracts both tourists and artists. The museum offers visitors a chance to explore and experience traditional Vietnamese embroidery craft.  
Ha Noi named best destination in Asia for backpackers
Ha Noi has been named by British weekly magazine Hello as the top city in its seven best destinations in Asia for backpackers.  
Oc Vi Sai Gon - Best snails in town
Popular with locals and foreigners alike, Oc Vi Sai Gon serves a wide array of seafood cooked in a southern style. For the best experience, diners are suggested to dig in with their hands and get messy. Minh Thu rolls up her sleeves.  
Oc Vi Sai Gon - Best snails in town
Popular with locals and foreigners alike, Oc Vi Sai Gon serves a wide array of seafood cooked in a southern style. For the best experience, diners are suggested to dig in with their hands and get messy. Minh Thu rolls up her sleeves.  
Thua Thien-Hue: Tourism revenue surges 32 percent
The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue earned 2.66 trillion VND (114.38 million USD) from tourism in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year surge of over 32 percent.