Flow of tourists to Dak Lak surges 20 percent during Tet

Flow of tourists to Dak Lak surges 20 percent during Tet

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak served nearly 140,000 visitors during the 2018 Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays, a rise of 20 percent year-on-year, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Various festivals commence in early Tet

PANO - A ceremony to mark the 1,978th anniversary of the Uprising of Hai Ba Trung (Trung sisters) and to receive a certificate recognizing the Hai Ba Trung Temple Festival as a national intangible cultural heritage element was held at Hai Ba Trung Temple, in Hanoi’s Me Linh district, on February 2 (the sixth day of the first lunar month).

Tourism booms during lunar New Year holiday


Tourism in Central and Southern regions have reaped the benefits of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday (February 14 - 20), reporting an impressive surge in the number of visitors.

Vietnam tourism: Impressions in 2017 and prospects in 2018


PANO - In 2018, the tourism industry is forecast to grow strongly on the basis of achievements over the past years. We would like to share with readers of the People's Army Newspaper the impressions of Vietnam tourism in 2017 and some forecasts about the sector in 2018.

Vietjet receives more Airbus aircraft


PANO - The budget airline Vietjet has received one more Airbus A320 aircraft under a wet leasing agreement to meet increasing demand during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
Tourism attractions in Lunar New Year festival

PANO - Trang An landscape complex in Ninh Binh province, Phung Hung mural street in Hanoi and Hon Thom (Pineapple Islet) in Phu Quoc are among tourist attractions during the first lunar days of the year of the Dog.

Unique coral reef found on Ly Son


Experts from the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources have found a unique complex of fossilized coral – believed to date from 4,000 to 6,000 years ago – on the coast of Ly Son Island, 30km off Quang Ngai province mainland.

When it gets cold in Hanoi, 'banh gio' cravings arise


Among the myriad Vietnamese dishes made with rice, be it main courses, side-dishes or snacks that are meals in themselves, the softest gluey texture belongs to the 'banh gio' (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside).

‘Thac lac’ fish, a specialty and pride of Hau Giang


Nature has particularly bounteous in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, providing water loaded with minerals that is home to the most delicious 'thac lac' fish (clown knife fish) compared with other regions in the country. The flesh is fragrant, firm and crisp-skinned.
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