Among nearly 1 million Japanese tourists to Vietnam, 60-70 percent of whom come to Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam.
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is striving to promote green growth at its world natural heritage site Ha Long Bay, according to a local official.
Ha Long Bay, Sa Pa, Hoi An, Son Doong Cave and Mekong Delta offer ironclad guarantees for a highly memorable Vietnam visit.
Mass tourism is a challenge for Hoi An.
Vietnam’s capital city is one of 66 cities that were designated by UNESCO in early November as Creative Cities in various categories.
Old traditional houses changing hands amid a tourism frenzy, hyper commercialization and increasing migration are threatening Hoi An’s way of life.
Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the site.
Is the UNESCO World Heritage Status helping in conservation efforts or ending up harming the places it intends to preserve through unchecked tourism?
While most people visiting Vietnam opt for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, Katie Chang recommends bypassing the throngs of tourists in favor of a four-day weekend in Hoi An.
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Through out this S-shaped country are natural landscapes and exquisite structures that are worth experiencing at least once in a lifetime.
David Bowden returns to Halong Bay and witnesses a vast difference to this northern part of Vietnam which he first visited in the early 1990s after watching the French movie Indochine…
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A set made for Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is being dismantled in the Trang An limestone complex in northern Vietnam.
The My Son sanctuary in Quang Nam province was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site 20 years ago. The site has undergone several restorations with support from domestic and international organizations and experts which has kept it largely intact to this day.
UNESCO recognised Trang An Landscapes complex in Ninh Binh province welcomed over 5.2 million visitors, including 502,000 foreigners in August alone, earning over VND2 trillion (nearly $100 million).
These days we hear a lot about the main cities and beach destinations in Vietnam…
The central province of Quang Binh has many potentials and advantages for the development of tourism, particularly the adventure and experience travels.
Its natural beauty, unstoppable city life, and delicious food have made Vietnam one of the biggest tourism magnets in the world. Sagar Malik already knows you wouldn’t miss out on the popular choices, ie. the cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. But let’s assure you that’s not the end. Check out these gems.