Halong bay listed in the Top 25 Destinations

Halong bay listed in the Top 25 Destinations

The Ha Long bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An in Vietnam are listed in the Top 25 Destinations in Asia and receive the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice: Asia Destination Awards in 2013. A ceremony to honour the Top 25 Destinations in Asia of TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, will be held in Singapore on June 18. The fifth annual awards recognise 412 outstanding destinations in 38 markets across the globe. The Travelers' Choice Destinations awards honour top travel spots

Meeting on management, conservation and promotion values of Halong Bay

Meeting on management, conservation and promotion values of Halong Bay

Vice-Chairwoman of Quang Ninh province Vu Thi Thu Thuy chaired a meeting to listen to the report. According to the report, management, conservation and promotion of Ha Long Bay’s values has recently gained  remarkable results. Specifically, the Ha Long Bay Management Board has advised Quang Ninh province in drawing the detailed planning on management, conservation and promotion of Ha Long Bay’s  values to the year of 2020; planning on management, conservation and promotion of Bai Tu Long

The annual Ha Long Carnival will kick off on April 27

The annual Ha Long Carnival will kick off on April 27

Set to be held on the city's main road Hoang Quoc Viet alongside the beach, the seventh carnival will feature a wide range of cultural activities. Like other previous celebrations, a spectacular parade featuring 5,000 local performers and tens of colourful floats, will be the key activity of the event. The parade will focus on different themes, including Mystic Wonder, Festive Colour, Sea and Island Tourism. Music shows honouring the hospitality and beauty of Quang Ninh's people and

The Cherry Blossom-Ha Long 2013 Festival

The Cherry Blossom-Ha Long 2013 Festival

The festival, from April 11-17, will encompass a series of events to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Japan (September 21, 1973), and the Viet Nam-Japan Friendship Year. The event will also be seen as a celebration of the 50th founding anniversary of Quang Ninh and the 20th  anniversary of the establishment of Ha Long City. Five cherry blossom plants “Garyuu” taken from Takayama City and 100 branches of cherry blossom “Hikan” presented by Nago City

Van Don district prepares for peak summer season 2013

Van Don district prepares for peak summer season 2013

The Local authorities of island district of Van Don district in northern Quang Ninh province are joining hands with travel agencies to make the district a maritime eco-tourism centre. In the meantime, they are gearing up for the upcoming peak summer season, to increase the number of visitors to its untouched landscape. Van Don district boasts 600 islands and islets scattering in Bai Tu Long Bay, which is near the world heritage site of Ha Long Bay. With amazing fresh air and stillness

Quang Ninh attended the Vinh Phuc 2013 Tourism-Culture Week

Quang Ninh attended the Vinh Phuc 2013 Tourism-Culture Week

In this the Vinh Phuc 2013 Tourism-Culture Week from March 23-26 to promote its tourism sector, Quang Ninh has a booth introducing Halong Bay and Quang Ninh’s marine tourism and special products. With the theme of “Vinh Phuc on development”, this event will run till March 26 with various cultural and tourism activities, including a ceremony to offer incense to the National Hero Tran Nguyen Han, the 2013 Tay Thien Festival; the opening ceremony of the Vinh Phuc Tourism – Culture Week,

New Travel Route To Launch in April: Beihai – Ha Long Bay

New Travel Route To Launch in April: Beihai – Ha Long Bay

In the upcoming April, a new maritime tourist route between Beihai in the ChineseprovinceofGuangxiand Ha Long Bay of Vietnam will be started to operate. The high-speed cruise liner named Beiyou 16 with 22-member crew on board safely docked at Tuan Chau port to test-run the services on March 5, 2013. Tuan Chau is one of three departing sites forHalongBaycruise trips. With the success of this trial run, the first three-hour voyage will be operated on the route this early April with two

Bai Tu Long National Park: A national treasure

Bai Tu Long National Park: A national treasure

The Bai Tu Long National Park Located in the northern province of Quang Ninh, Bai Tu Long comprises 40 islands, either earth or limestone, scattering across three communes, Ha Long, Van Yen and Minh Chau of Van Dong district. The bay covers a total area of 15,783 hectares, including 6,125 hectares of land, and is home to 1,090 species of fauna and flora. The park is considered a priceless national treasure. According to Associate Professor Dr. Bui Tat Thang from the Strategic Development

Japanese helps to improve Ha Long Bay’s environment

Japanese helps to improve Ha Long Bay’s environment

At the meeting on feb. 25, the leader of Chodai Company has made a brief introduction of the company’s profile and operation, as well as bio-toilets technology. Accordingly, Chodai is a consulting unit specialized in transport building, urban and industrial zones planning, and providing measures to the environmental protection In addition, the company also concentrates on developing technological products that is friendly to the environment, including the bio-toilet technology. With

Ly Nha Ky most likely to be re-elected Vietnam Tourist Ambassador

Ly Nha Ky most likely to be re-elected Vietnam Tourist Ambassador

Former Tourist Ambassador of Vietnam Ly Nha Ky and Huynh Thi Ngoc Han, who won the Miss Tourism title in the Miss Vietnam Ethnic 2011, are two potential candidates for the position in the 2013-2014 tenure. The Department of International Cooperation under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said when the selection campaign closed on February 28, the department has received many other profiles but Ky and Han still topped the list of candidates. In her first term Ky actively

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