In the first half of this year, the central province of Quang Nam has received nearly 1.4 million tourists, presenting a year-on-year increase of over 30 percent and fulfilling more than 50 percent of its yearly target.
France continues to be an important partner in the organisation of this year’s Hue festival, which starts in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 7 and runs for a week, an official has said.
Entry to Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be free to all visitors from Apr. 28 to May 1, as a way of saying thank you to visitors for voting the Bay as one of the Seven New Wonders of the World.
There is no more colorful gastronomic recipe book in the world than the Mexican one, with ingredients as varied as purple onion, the fresh green of the avocado, red chilies, yellow peppers and the pink of the pine nuts.
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.