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Vietnam's Hoi An moves to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Vietnam's Hoi An moves to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

 12:45 22/08/2023

Authorities in Quang Nam Province, central Vietnam are stepping up efforts to gain recognition for Hoi An, home to the world-famous Hoi An Ancient Town, to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of craft and folk arts.

A dramatic increase of visitors to museums and monuments in Hoi An

A dramatic increase of visitors to museums and monuments in Hoi An

 12:39 22/08/2023

The number of visitors to the museums and monuments in the Hoi An ancient quarter goes up by 411.9% compared to the same period of last year.

Vietnam's Hoi An moves to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Vietnam's Hoi An moves to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

 08:05 17/08/2023

Authorities in Quang Nam Province, central Vietnam are stepping up efforts to gain recognition for Hoi An, home to the world-famous Hoi An Ancient Town, to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of craft and folk arts.

Fujian Assembly Hall - An outstanding tourist attraction in Hội An

Fujian Assembly Hall - An outstanding tourist attraction in Hội An

 12:26 02/06/2023

According to the sources; Hội An was a prosperous trading port from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries; Portuguese, English, French, Japanese and Chinese merchants came here to trade, with the majority of them being Japanese and Chinese. A particularly advantageous geographical location on the international commerce route as well as Lord Nguyễn's preferential policies of foreign trade helped many merchants, especially the Chinese to quickly become rich, so some of them built their own houses as well as community structures.

Hội An tourism information

Hội An tourism information

 12:52 09/05/2023

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Hoi An 100-year trading port

 19:48 28/06/2021

During 550 years of Quang Nam development (1471-2021), Hoi An city is always the first place to bring Quang Nam to the global integration.

Event information of “Hội An new year festival 2021”

Event information of “Hội An new year festival 2021”

 17:40 14/12/2020

The year 2020 has gradually come to the end, maybe rarely did Hội An city go through such a turbulent and difficult year. But also in those moments, affection and sharing are spread strongly among people without discrimination of gender, skin color, geography or language. Up to this point, with inherent hospitality and warm hearted people, Hội An has been ready to continue welcoming visitors from all over the country and foreigners staying in Vietnam with a vibrant program “Hội An New Year Festival 2021” and many attractive cultural and recreational activities.

Hội An ancient town to reopen tourism activities

Hội An ancient town to reopen tourism activities

 22:15 23/09/2020

From September 24, 2020, Hội An city officially re-implements the project “Town for pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles”, “Night street”, traditional occupation villages and guided activities for tourists to visit Hội An ancient town. Along with the reopening, Hội An also offers a preferential treatment policy on entrance tickets to the ancient town, which is 50% discount on fares applied from September 24 to October 31, 2020.

COVID-19 quarantined Romanian tourist thanks Vietnam for assistance

COVID-19 quarantined Romanian tourist thanks Vietnam for assistance

 14:51 30/03/2020

A Romanian tourist who spent time in quarantine in Hoi An City due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has displayed her sincere thanks to Vietnamese workers for their assistance during her isolation period.

Earth hour 2020 “Save Energy - Save Earth”

Earth hour 2020 “Save Energy - Save Earth”

 18:37 26/03/2020

Earth Hour is an annual environmental campaign organized by the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). The event is held encouraging organizations, individuals, households and businesses to contribute to the fight against climate change through concrete actions, such as turning off their non-essential lights and electrical equipment during this event.

Hội An halted events and festivals due to the evolution of the COVID-19 epidemic

Hội An halted events and festivals due to the evolution of the COVID-19 epidemic

 15:32 18/02/2020

Up to now, it is the good news that no suspected cases of Coronavirus infection have been reported in Hội An. According to the recommendations of health organizations and Government’s proposal text, Hội An city halted the organization of festivals, events and sports activities during this period to ensure disease prevention.

What’s the rush? COVID-19 scare restores Vietnam’s Hoi An to pre-tourism calm

What’s the rush? COVID-19 scare restores Vietnam’s Hoi An to pre-tourism calm

 09:31 18/02/2020

Tourists are disappearing from major attractions in Vietnam, including the UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town in the central province of Quang Nam, as the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spread to the country’s 16th patient.

Opening Ceremony of Trà Quế Vegetable Village  experience and tourist attraction

Opening Ceremony of Trà Quế Vegetable Village experience and tourist attraction

 08:37 26/12/2019

Being located 2.5 km to the northeast of Hội An, Trà Quế is a traditional vegetable farming village which was formed over 400 years ago with a favorable geographical location, a long-term historical and cultural process and warm-hearted people. It is surrounded by Đế Võng River and Trà Quế Lagoon with fertile soil and a cool climate.

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Hội An experimented with selling sightseeing tickets to the old quarter by digitization

 14:09 19/11/2019

“Improving the method of selling sightseeing tickets by the form of digitized sightseeing tickets” is one of the solutions which brings high efficiency for the management of activities and contributes to limiting fare evasion to the ancient town of Hội An.

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Event information of Light Festival - Shades of Hội An 2017

 16:36 18/01/2017

On the occasion of lunar new year festival 2017, due to the demand for entertainment of tousists and Hoian people, the city of Hội An in collaboration with Index Creative Village will host the Light Festival – “Shades of Hội An” from January 27 to February 5, 2017 at the ancient town of Hội An. This festival is sponsored by Index Creative Village, Prakit Advertising and Bangkok Airways – Thailand.

Hội An New Year Festival 2017

Hội An New Year Festival 2017

 16:31 08/12/2016

Hội An New Year Festival, which is an annual event, has been held by the city of Hội An for years. It was considered that the event had left a deep impression on visitors’mind thanks to the friendliness, humanity and soul-connection of people from all over the world.

Hoi An-Japan cultural festival opens

Hoi An-Japan cultural festival opens

 08:29 17/08/2016

Thousands of locals and tourists flocked to the ancient town of Hoi An to celebrate the 14th annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival on August 15.

Hội An, one of  5 places Obama should see in Vietnam

Hội An, one of 5 places Obama should see in Vietnam

 15:57 24/05/2016

President Barack Obama now has his first visit to Vietnam. And Hội An is in the list of 5 places Obama should see in Vietnam.

6 Vietnamese destinations named in Lonely Planet’s travel bucket list

6 Vietnamese destinations named in Lonely Planet’s travel bucket list

 08:19 21/08/2015

Six Vietnamese destinations have made it to the list of top 500 places that Lonely Planet says you must visit.