City firms to restart Japanese tours
Local travel firms are planning a summer campaign to restart tours to Japan after business fell away in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck in March.
Southeast Asia in focus at Ethnology Museum
To mark International Children’s Day on June 1, the Vietnam Ethnology Museum in Hanoi will host ‘Get Acquainted with Southeast Asia’ on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, 2011.
Da Lat historical sites to get major facelift
A number of cultural and historical relics in Da Lat will be upgraded for tourism purposes. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has spent more than VND45 billion (US$2.2 million) to upgrade the Da Lat Teachers' College, Railway Station and Children's Prison, which are all in disrepair.
Ninh Thuan to host int’l sculpture camp
An international stone sculpture composing camp will open in the South central Coastal province of Ninh Thuan on April 16, says the Ninh Thuan provincial Department for Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Dak Lak hosts first elephant race
An elephant from Yang Tao Village won the first ever race for pachyderms held on March 10 in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Lak.