VOV.VN - Quang Ninh provincial authorities have imposed a fishing ban in the core area of Ha Long Bay after investigations of fishing activities in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. The province has launched a campaign to protect local marine resources.
Tour operators have been given three designs to choose from to replace their old wooden junks with metal cruisers.
Vietnam has become the 10th most popular destination among Chinese tourists, according to new statistics.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh province is mostly famous for Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO natural wonder of the world. It also boasts of many other tourist attractions such as Bai Chay Bridge, and Tuan Chau and Co To Islands.
Thousands of Vietnamese fishermen are stranded offshore with a major tropical storm expected to hit the region on July 17 morning. However, authorities say they were all given fair warning and urged to find shelter.
Protected marine areas (MPAs) in the country face the serious threats of pollution, dynamite and electric shock fishing and haphazard infrastructure construction for tourism.
If you’ve always fancied a trip to Ha Long Bay but are not a fan of road travel, a new option is floating in the distance.
With Vietnam looking to develop tourism into a key driver of economic growth, a US travel site is urging travellers to check out the best of the country before it is too late.
As the number of foreign tourists continues to grow at a high rate, travel firms have been advised to disperse travelers to many tourism sites to avoid overloading.
VOV.VN - Living in harmony with nature, conserving environmental resources, and preserving marine culture have created a means of subsistence for the fishermen who live in Ha Long Bay.
A pilot programme “Eco-friendly aquaculture on Ha Long Bay” launched in mid-2016 in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has been a success for local fishermen.
A project promoting local engagement for sustainable development of Ha Long Bay has borne fruit after three years of implementation, heard a meeting in northern Quang Ninh province on May 30.
VOV.VN - The ripening rice season in Tam Coc in the northern province of Ninh Binh falls in late May and early June and is the best time for visitors to explore vast stretches of yellow rice fields.
The only tourist wharf in Ha Long Bay has announced to double the entrance fee for visitors to the famous destination to around US$2 starting May 28.
Vietnamese film industry will officially attend for the first time major events and activities on the sidelines of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled for May 17-22.
VOV.VN - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on May 5 held the fourth meeting in the northern port city of Hai Phong to update the progress of drafting dossiers re-applying for UNESCO’s recognition of Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh.
VOV.VN - Nguyen Duc Long,chair of Quang Ninh People’s Committee, has announced that kayaking will return to Ha Long Bay as of May 1.
Sea and island tourism has contributed greatly to Vietnam’s tourism sector, accounting for about 70 percent of the country’s total flow of visitors.
Vice Chairwoman of the Quang Ninh People’s Committee Vu Thi Thu Thuy has requested authorities of Ha Long city to finalize measures to manage sport services on Ha Long Bay and report to the committee later this month.
Vietnam welcomed more than 3.2 million foreign visitors in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 29 percent year-on-year.