Monthly Archives: May 2012

Visiting Salt Making Village In Phu Yen

The more blazing the sunshine is, the purer the salt is and… the saltier the sweat dropping on the makers’ bony shoulders is. Phu Yen has three craft villages that have made salt for more than 300 years: Trung Trinh, … Continue reading

Kon Plong – The Actractive Destiantion In The Central Highlands

Kon Plong District is famous for the Mang Den eco- tourism site, one of Kon Tum’s three motive force economic zones. The district is trying to affirm its key position to promote tourism in the province and the Central Highlands … Continue reading

3 Million Foreign Tourists Have Arrived In Vietnam In 5 months

Since the beginning of this year, nearly three million foreign visitors have arrived in Vietnam, up 17.5 percent compared to the same period last year.    According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), 1,750,000 people came to the country … Continue reading

Enjoy Khot Cake – The Popular Dish In Southern Vienam

Khot (khọt) cake is a very popular dish in southern Vietnam. The cake is easy to cook and suitable for the taste of many people, usually made for desert or treating guests. Formerly, the main ingredients of khot cake were … Continue reading

Vietnam Promotes Cruise Tourism To Attract More Tourists

The Viet Nam’s cruise tourism industry plans to welcome more than 1 million tourists on cruises by 2015, according to the National Administration of Tourism. The country expects to see a peak in cruise tourism season this year. This year, … Continue reading

Seeing Irrawaddy Dolphins In The Mekong River

Being afraid of having no chance to see Irrawaddy dolphins – which is listed at the top of endangered species by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), we went to their major domain. That is the 190km section … Continue reading

Agricultural Tourism Model Attracts Travelers To An Giang Province

In the recent years, the agricultural tourism model in An Giang has created attractive income sources to bring better life for many farmers in the province. In the period 2007-2009, to help Vietnamese farmers to get more jobs and increase … Continue reading

Developing Tourism Stimulus Programs In Provinces

Dozens of provinces have pledged to join a tourism stimulus program initiated by the HCMC Tourism Association, agreeing to slash service prices so as to stir up travel demand, said a source from the association. Nguyen Thi Khanh, vice chairwoman … Continue reading

Vietnam Aims To Develop Coastal Tourism By 2030

The Government aims to develop the country’s coastal tourism sector into one of the top in the region by 2030, rivalling sea and coastal tourism in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Coastal localities are already implementing the national tourism development strategy … Continue reading

Visiting Van Don Economic Zone In Quang Ninh Province

Since its establishment in 2007, the Van Don Economic Zone has had an overhaul and new developments. It has been continually striving to become a major driving force for economic growth in Quang Ninh province. Van Don Economic Zone was … Continue reading