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VietNamNet Bridge – New rules could push thousands of freelance tourist guides out of work next year, creating a serious shortage in the industry, experts warn.A tour guide at Thien Cung Cave, Ha Long Bay in northern Quang Ninh Province. - VNA/VNS Photo Tran VietThey say that the provisions on issuing tourist guide licenses in the Law on Tourism...

New museum of farming tools

Visitors at the existing exhibition house for ancient agriculture tools in Vũng Liêm District, Vĩnh Long Province. — VNS File Photo Sapa Luxury Travel VĨNH LONG — A museum of ancient agricultural tools will soon be built in the southern province of Vĩnh Long, according to Nguyễn Xuân Hoanh, deputy director of the province’s Department of Culture, Sports and...
The Government should simplify the visa procedures for international tourists by issuing visas on arrival or e-visas to make the country more attractive to foreign guests, according to local travel firms.A local guide (R) walks foreign visitors through main attractions in Hanoi City as part of a free walking tour programMore tourists from Japan, South Korea, the UK, Germany,...
VietNamNet Bridge – Been to a Vietnamese wedding banquet? If so, you must have tried banh giay, a white, flat round cake made of glutinous rice with or without mung beans inside.Simple: The white, “chubby” cakes, which are packed neatly in either green dong (Phrynium placentarium) leaves or banana leaves, are often served on special occasions, including the Lunar...
A tourism portal dedicated to people with disabilities (PWDs) was launched by the Hanoi Disabled People Association on November 22.The tourism portal for people with disabilities (Photo: dangcongsan.vn)Through the website https://dulichtiepcan.com and facebook page dulichtiepcan, the disabled can search information about destinations in Hanoi to actively organise their tours. On the website, 22 destinations, eight hotels, seven restaurants, and bus...