Primitive landscape turns mountainous village into tourist site

Primitive landscape turns mountainous village into tourist site

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.

Flights cancelled because of the storm Son Tinh

Flights cancelled because of the storm Son Tinh

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.

Quang Binh pilots tours of new caves

Quang Binh pilots tours of new caves

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”.

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

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.

Tam Dao: Heavenly weekend retreat near Hanoi

Tam Dao: Heavenly weekend retreat near Hanoi

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.