With a recent strong growth in international arrivals from Russia, Vietnam’s tourism has picked this country as one of the three major source markets, together with South Korea and Japan, to focus promotion activities on.
With the aim to fully exploit the tourism potential, to make tourism to be a key economic sector of Bac Binh district, the district’s authorities is mobilizing all resources to invest in marine tourism and ecotourism.
Historical relic Con Dao is proving a magnet to visitors and investors. The image of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Con Dao island has over the past months appeared consecutively in the world-famous television channels and magazines like France’s TF1 television channel, the US’s New York Times and Travel and Leisure magazines and the UK’s Lonely Planet magazine.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will team up with domestic travel agencies in a joint fact-finding tour of terraced field areas in the northern mountainous provinces of Yen Bai and Lao Cai in September to consider opening more tours to the region.
The first ever Hanoi Carnival 2012 is underway in Indochina Plaza in Cau Giay district, offering inspiring things for young Hanoians, who is thirsty for knowledge of cultures around the world, or foreigners, who want to know more about Vietnam, to explore.