HCM City seeks to revive tourism after coronavirus blow

    The HCM City tourism sector will run a stimulus programme from April to July to revive the tourism industry which has been hit quite badly by the new coronavirus outbreak.

    Vietnam remains safe for tourists despite coronavirus: tourism authority

    The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has written to its international partners and foreign tourists announcing that Vietnam is still safe and is adopting various measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

    Kim Bong carpentry village struggles to keep trade alive

    At the age of 80, craftsman Huynh Ri in Kim Bong carpentry village, in Hoi An City, still creates unique wooden carvings and souvenirs at his family workshop.

    Travel agencies focus on non-China tours after coronavirus outbreak

    Many local travel agencies have cancelled tours to China and started focusing on tours within Vietnam and to other countries as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

    Streetside service station serves up surprise

    When you travel a long distance these days you stop by a service station to take a rest and get some food. The trick then was to spot where the trucks were to find good fresh at a reasonable price.

    Itaca offers flavours of the Med in Vietnam

    Phu Quoc Island has changed massively over the past seven years, just ask Xavi Pi, one of the three co-founders of Itaca Restaurant & Lounge.

    Travel agencies in HCM City boost sales via apps

    Travel companies this year have invested in technology and developed online channels, mostly via apps, to promote their products and sell tours.

    Mountain town in the fog

    Climbing to the top of LangBiang, in Dalat, in the early morning, visitors have the opportunity to see the mountain town among the morning mist.

    Follow the charm of delightful tea

    Despites having won nine international awards for his tea, Nguyen Cao Son still wants to work harder to preserve the Vietnamese tea culture and tell the world about the tradition. Bui Quynh Hoa reports

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