The Ho Chi Minh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is hosting a gastronomy festival entitled “Taste of the world” from Dec. 26, 2011- Jan. 1, 2012, giving visitors a vivid picture of gastronomic culture from many countries around the world.
As Vietnam Airlines has launched its first ever direct flights to the UK, Luxury Travel Ltd has launched just launched its website http://www.luxury-travels.co.uk catering to sophisticated British travelers.
The southern city of Can Tho will host an exhibition on 10 years of development in the Mekong Delta in April 2012, along with the 37th anniversary celebration of the total liberation of Southern Vietnam.
After exploring My Son Sanctuary and the ancient town of Hoi An, the two World Cultural Heritage sites in Quang Nam Province, tourists should stop by Phu Ninh Lake to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported that over 518,000 international arrivals came to Viet Nam in October 2011, a rise of 17.8% over the same period last year. Overall, Viet Nam has welcomed 4.83 million international arrivals in 10 months of 2011, a rise of 15.8% compared to the same period of 2010. The target of welcoming 5.3-5.5 million international arrivals this year is coming. Viet Nam tourism has been continuing to promptly complete remaining proposal works in this year.