The primitive landscape in parallel with time-honoured cultural values preserved by local people have helped turn Si Thau Thai village in Tam Duong district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau into a charming community-based tourist destination.
Carriers have already cancelled flights and amended flight plans on local routes on July 18 because of the influence of tropical typhoon Son Tinh that is forecast to make landfall in coastal localities from Thai Binh to Ha Tinh on late July 18.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has been certified as a 4-Star Airline by the international air transport rating organization SKYTRAX for three consecutive years.
Authorities of the central province of Quang Binh have decided to pilot tours of some new caves at the World Natural Heritage site Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, dubbed the “Kingdom of Caves”.
The average room rate for five-star hotels in Vietnam in 2017 recovered from a 2.2 percent decline from the previous year, picking up 4.2 percent to $107.6 , according to a recent survey by US-based audit, tax, and advisory service provider Grant Thornton.
Vietnam is facing illegal online cross-border payment in many tourtist destinations attracting most foreign visitors such as Quang Ninh, Nha Trang, Da Nang, resulting in tax losses from the “smokeless industry”.
Tam Dao, a small mountainous town in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, just 70km from Hanoi, has made it an attractive destination for visitors on weekends and holidays thanks to its cool weather throughout the year like Da Lat and Sa Pa.