Ha Noi’s Department of Tourism estimated that by the end of 2017, the capital city will have welcomed more than 23.8 million visitors for earnings of roughly 71 trillion VND (3.1 billion USD), an increase of 15 percent from the same period last year.
Thousands of people immersed themselves in the joyful atmosphere of the 2017 International Food Festival, organised by the Service Department for Diplomatic Corps (SDDC) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), at the Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound in Hanoi on December 10.
The role played by elephants in the social and cultural life of Central Highlanders in Viet Nam was in the spotlight at an exhibition which recently opened at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi on November 25.
The Ha Noi Museum on November 23 introduced for the first time four groups of Thang Long – Ha Noi national treasures on the occasion of the Viet Nam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).
Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To - the first king of the Ly dynasty (1010-1225), has been appointed Viet Nam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 
A tourism portal dedicated to people with disabilities (PWDs) was launched by the Ha Noi Disabled People Association on November 22.
“The Convergence of Humans and Nature” is the theme of the Green Heritage Culture Tourism Week which is running at the Viet Nam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts at No.2 Hoa Lu Street in Ha Noi.
The Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology is hosting a series of cultural activities to mark its 20 years of operation.
Photos depicting intangible and tangible heritages of Viet Nam are on display at the Ho Guom Cultural Information Centre located in Ha Noi’s Old Quarter, which gathers many international tourists everyday.
Cai Rang floating market in southwestern region will be recreated at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Ha Noi on November 18th.
The 2017 Autumn Book Festival, focusing on the topic of international integration, opned at the Viet Nam Women's Museum, No. 36 Ly Thuong Kiet street, Ha Noi on November 8.
A performance featuring ‘Cua Dinh’ folk singing will be held at the Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies in Ha Noi on November 14, marking the successful revival of the musical genre after six decades of decline.
A programme will be held from November 17 to 26 in the Ha Noi Old Quarter to honour the capital city’s cultural heritages.
Ha Noi expects to serve 23.83 million visitors, including 4.95 foreigners, this year, a rise of nine percent from the previous year.
The Ha Noi Cultural Centre opened an exhibition on November 4 featuring photos from members of Thang Long Photography Club, ranging in age from 25 to 81-years-old.
Ha Noi Department of Tourism
Address: 10th floor, Hapro Building, 11B Cat Linh Street, Dong Da district, Ha Noi
Tel : 
(+ 8424) 37339898
Email:vanthu_sodl@hanoi.gov.vn