Long boat race is held annually in Kien Giang attracting more visitors-Photo: VNS

Kien Giang lures 286 investment projects in tourism sector

The Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang People’s Committee yesterday said the province has attracted 286 investment projects in tourism sector with total investment capital of up to VND 332,6trillion.

 

Vietnam reforms agriculture to lift growth: ADB

The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 April 10 forecast Vietnam’s economy to grow by 6.5 percent in 2017 and 6.7 percent in 2018, as a result of rising activity in the manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retail trade, banking and tourism sectors.
Vietnam targets $35 bil from tourism by 2020

Vietnam targets $35 bil from tourism by 2020

As per the Ministry of resolution, Vietnam’s tourism sector targets to attract 20 million international visitors and 82 million local holiday-makers with revenue of US$35 billion.
HCMC to launch tours to wholesale markets

HCMC to launch tours to wholesale markets

In the meeting with the Department of Tourism and related agencies held yesterday, Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen ordered the tourism sector to develop specific products and invest in the city's wholesale markets to become local tourism destinations.
HCM City to develop cuisine-based tourism

HCM City to develop cuisine-based tourism

The tourism sector of Ho Chi Minh City will develop traditional culinary culture into a special tourism product with a view to luring more tourists in 2017.
Culture is as important as economic development: PM

Culture is as important as economic development: PM

Culture should be place in a position equal to other crucial sectors in national economic development,  said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at an online conference to review 2016 activities and outplan tasks for the cultural, sports and tourism sector in 2017 held in Hanoi on January 12.
Responsible action for tourism sustainability in Việt Nam urged

Responsible action for tourism sustainability in Việt Nam urged

Acting responsibly for sustainable tourism development is an important target and solution for the tourism sector in economics, society and environment, Nguyễn Văn Tuấn, head of Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) under Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism told a conference in Hà Nội yesterday.

Province unveils Golden Tourism Week in Hue Heritage sites

To mark two important events in September including August Revolution and National Day (September 2), tourism sector in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue launched Golden Tourism Week in Hue Heritage sites from September 2 to 8.