Foreign arrivals to Vietnam plunge 61.6% in first seven months

Vietnam welcomed 3.8 million foreign tourists in the first seven months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 61.6%, the General Statistics Office announced on July 29.

COVID-19: Tourism administration urges safety measures for travellers

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has requested tourism departments of localities nationwide to promptly take measures to ensure safety for tourists in the face of the complex developments of COVID-19.

Sapa, Ninh Binh listed among 14 up-and-coming destinations in Asia

Sapa Town (in Lao Cai Province) and Ninh Binh Province have been named among 14 up-and-coming destinations in Asia by the US-based travel site TripstoDiscover.

Lao Cai, Ninh Binh foster tourism links

A conference was held in the northern mountainous city of Lao Cai on July 13 to boost tourism cooperation between Lao Cai province and Ninh Binh province, also in the north.

Sapa and Ninh Binh listed among up-and-coming destinations in Asia

Vietnam's Sapa Town (in Lao Cai Province) and Ninh Binh Province have been listed among 14 up-and-coming destinations in Asia, which were announced by the US-based travel site TripstoDiscover.

Ninh Binh offers a host of experiences for vacationers this summer

Kayaking to explore the UNESCO-recognised Trang An complex, exploring the night life at Cuc Phuong forest, or just enjoy a relaxing weekend are among a host of fascinating experiences for vacationers to the northern province of Ninh Binh, being implemented by the local authorities to boost domestic tourism demand this summer.

Ninh Binh looks to revive tourism sector post-pandemic

The year 2020 offered the chance for tourism in the northern province of Ninh Binh to thrive, as it was set to host the National Tourism Year, with a range of activities slated for inside and outside of the province.

Vietnam serves 8,800 international tourist arrivals in June 2020

Vietnam welcomed 8,800 arrivals of international visitors in June 2020, representing a month-on-month decrease of 61.3% and down 99.3% compared to the same period last year, the General Statistics Office announced on June 29.

New helicopter tour piloted in world heritage site Ninh Binh

A new helicopter tour was piloted on Friday offering tourists a new choice to enjoy the beauty of Trang An ecotourism site, a world heritage site, in Ninh Binh province from above.

Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa unveil new heritage tour

Thanh Hoa and Ninh Binh provinces held a ceremony on June 25 in the former's Sam Son city to launch a brand-new tour linking heritage sites in both localities.

Ninh Binh named among best backpacker spots by Hostelworld

Ha Giang, Quang Binh, Ninh Binh, Ha Long, and Quy Nhon of Vietnam have all been featured among the best global backpacker destinations for 2020, according to recent rankings published by Hostelworld.

Ninh Binh continues to host National Tourism Year 2021

Ninh Binh province will continue to host the National Tourism Year 2021, according to Official dispatch No. 4494 dated June 5, 2020 issued by the Government Office.

Experiencing kayak sailing service in Trang An

Tourists at Trang An Heritage Site in Ninh Binh Province now can go kayaking besides sightseeing on tour boats.Trang An is described as Ha Long Bay on land due to its beautiful landscape. Tourists can take boats to visit caves and temples at the site.

Gia Lac stork sanctuary along Hoang Long river

Located 20 kilometers from the center of Ninh Binh City, a stork sanctuary in Gia Lac commune, Gia Vien district, has offered a safe home for thousands of storks over the past 13 years.

Northern localities boost links to kick-start tourism demand

A seminar on enhancing links and cooperation between northern provinces and cities to stimulate post-pandemic tourism demand was held in the north-central province of Ha Tinh on June 5.

Yellow floating rice fields await tourists this week

Authorities in the northern province of Ninh Binh are hosting an annual tourism week themed Yellow in Tam Coc - Trang An between May 16 and 22 as the rice season approaches.

Peace for the soul in Tam Coc

Tam Coc Scenery Complex in Hoa Lu district, the northern province of Ninh Binh, is one of the most beautiful cave complexes in Vietnam.

Programme encourages Vietnamese people to travel domestically

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has planned the launch of a programme entitled 'Vietnamese people travel Vietnam', aiming to stimulate domestic tourism demand and encourage Vietnamese to travel domestically.

Tourist arrivals in Ninh Binh drop 70 percent in April

The northern province of Ninh Binh recorded its largest drop in tourists ever in April following its temporarily closure of local destinations due to fear of COVID-19 spread.

Domestic tourism sector recovering from COVID-19 outbreak

As Vietnam has been removed from the global list of potential destinations spreading COVID-19, domestic tourism is expected to witness growth after implementation of several stimulus programmes and sales promotions.