The Market Department under the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will start a trip on November 11 to central coastal provinces to survey the infrastructure, products, and services for promoting the national tourism year 2011.
With its distinctive culture, beautiful natural scenery and affordable attractions, Viet Nam has emerged as one of the top destinations for travellers in the next two years from Thailand, Australia, Japan and Singapore, according to a survey.
The Danang-based Vitours has launched new helicopter tours around destinations in Central Vietnam, taking in sites in Danang, Cham Island in Quang Nam, Ly Son Island off Quang Ngai and Con Co Island off Quang Tri.
The National Institute of Traditional Art Performance of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on December 29 handed over a set of Bien Chung (brass bells) and Bien Khanh (stone gongs) to the Hue Imperial Relics Preservation Centre (HIRPC).
The HCMC Cultural Heritage Department, the HCMC Academy of Music and HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held international press briefs on January 4 to announce a seminar on don ca tai tu (southern amateur music).