An international climb began in Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province, on November 1 to plant a flag marking Hanoi’s 1,000th birthday on the peak of Fansipan Mountain. The event drew the participation of over 100 local and foreign amateur climbers.
A seminar which aimed to promote Vietnam’s tourism potential was held in Casablanca city, Morocco in early November, attracting representatives of travel agents, tourism service suppliers and aviation companies.
Vietnam’s tourism industry has singled out China, the Northeast Asian countries of Japan and South Korea, Europe, and ASEAN as its four main source markets for next year’s business plan and will boost marketing activities there, an official said.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam in coordination with the People's Committee of Hanoi and the Embassy of Japan in Viet Nam has assigned the Cultural and Scientific Activity Center of Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam and Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum to organize the Toba Mika’s Katazome exhibition with title “Nara and Hanoi – Linking Eternal Capitals” on the occasion of Nara’s (Japan) 1300th and Hanoi’s (Viet Nam) 1000th anniversaries.
Being a citizen of the North, I've always been curious about people, life and the countryside in the South, but it wasn't until I was in my 20s that I had the chance to visit one of the most popular tourism destinations in Tay Ninh Province – Dau Tieng Lake.