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International Tourism Expo - HCMC 2012
(TITC) - From 13 to 15 September at Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Center – SECC (Ho Chi Minh City), Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with People’s Committee and Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City will hold the 8th International Tourism Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2012 (ITE-HCMC 2012).
Good signs from maritime tourism
In the first seven months of this year, as many as 3.83 millions of foreign visitors traveled to Vietnam. Of these, the number of tourists traveling via sea routes increased almost 55 percent compared with the corresponding period of last year. This impressive data offers bright prospects for Vietnam's maritime tourism.
Heritage status sought for royal inscriptions
Monument inscriptions in Han (Chinese characters) and Nom (old Vietnamese script based on Chinese characters) at the royal citadel in Hue will be submitted to the UNESCO for recognition under World Document Heritage criteria.
Hanoi to host Gift Show 2012
The Hanoi Gift Show 2012 for handicrafts, home décor products and furniture will be held at the Vietnam Exhibition and Fair Centre from October 26-30.
Japanese drum ensemble to perform in Vietnam
Vietnamese arts lovers will have another chance to enjoy drum performances by a Japanese traditional art troupe which will perform in the country from Aug. 22 in an effort to promote cultural exchanges and friendship between the two nations.
Int’l yacht festival to be held in Khanh Hoa
The International Yacht Festival intended to take place in the south central province of Khanh Hoa this year has been rescheduled for mid-2013, announced the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Festival on August 7.
National workshop on gap analysis on implementation of MRA on tourim professionals
(TITC)_On August 2, 2012, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in collaboration with ASEAN Secretariat held the national workshop “Gap analysis on implementation of Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on tourim professionals” in Bao Son Hotel, Ha Noi. This activity is in the framework of ASEAN – Australia development cooperation program (AADCP) phase II.
Thua Thien – Hue set to welcome more tourists
The central province of Thua Thien – Hue has set a target of welcoming between 2 and 2.5 million visitors during the National Tourism Year 2012 for the North Central Region, with a series of cultural activities, tourist products and new infrastructure.