In an article posted last Sunday titled Why this remote gem should top your 2020 travel list, writer Monica Buchanan Pitrelli extolled the virtues of the region, “a series of colorful (sic) mountain villages are encircled by fields of towering rice terraces. The fields are agricultural feats of precision – rugged mountains blanketed with emerald stairways that, seemingly, ascend to the heavens above.” … [Read more...] about Tourism programme to highlight delights of Mù Cang Chải District
Sustainable cultural tourism
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Tourists experience the Cotu ethnic community culture and enjoy a community tourism tour of A Luoi, a mountainous district in Thua Thien-Hue Province. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ANOR COMMUNITY TOURISM VILLAGE THUA THIEN-HUE - To kick off the “Stimulating tourism in Thua Thien-Hue in the 2020-2021 period” initiative, Hue Tourism Forum 2020 will be held on May 30 and 31 in Hue City. … [Read more...] about Hue Tourism Forum to take place this weekend
Tran Huu Hiep, vice president of the Mekong Delta Tourism Association, said that the program is aimed at attracting local tourists from other localities to visit the delta, eventually paving the way for further measures to be undertaken to restore the international segment. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta provinces discuss post-Covid-19 tourism strategy
A total of 35 local accommodation establishments, restaurants, tour operators and travel businesses have registered with the programme, pledging to offer discounts ranging from 10% to 30% on the price of their services from May 29 to December 31, 2020. Students and children aged under 12 years will enjoy free entrance to the Research Centre for Cham Culture in Phan Rang – Thap Cham city, and the Du Long film studio in Thuan Bac district. On the occasion, the local authorities inaugurated the province's smart tourism portal, which is designed to advertise the land and people of Ninh Thuan as well as update information on the tourist products and services of local travel businesses to visitors at home and abroad. Also yesterday, Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee held a stimulating domestic tourism programme in Hanoi to promote the locality’s tourism potential to Hanoi city dwellers. The event attracted the participation of more than 40 Khanh Hoa-based travel … [Read more...] about Ninh Thuan, Khanh Hoa provinces work to promote tourism after COVID-19