Category Archive for: ‘Halong Bay News’

  • Vietnam visa

    Vietnam visa exemption for 5 European countries

    Vietnamese prime minister on Thursday agreed to grant visa exemption for travelers from five European countries to Vietnam in order to lure more foreign visitors. According to the resolution 46/NQ-CP dated on Thursday, nationals of Britain, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will be offered with …

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  • Hang Son Doong Cave

    Halong Bay, Son Doong Cave – Breathtakingly Beautiful Places on the Planet

    Ha Long Bay and the Son Doong cave have been named among the top 10 of the most breathtakingly beautiful places to visit on the planet by the global travel website GlobalGrasshopper. In the list for 2015, Ha Long Bay in northern Quang Ninh province …

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  • Halong Bay - Indochina Sails

    Halong Bay – A bay beyond belief

    We recently had the opportunity to travel to Halong Bay,  a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Vietnam. To say the least, it was a remarkable experience. It was on the last day of our Ho Chi Minh City visit that we took a two-hour flight …

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    Fly from Hanoi Lake to Halong Bay

    The administration of a northern province is calling on two ministries to allow an aviation firm to fly its seaplanes from a lake in downtown Hanoi instead of the city’s airport to facilitate a tourism service between Vietnam’s capital and Ha Long City. Nguyen Van …

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  • Voyager of the Seas

    Halong Bay Welcome 1,500 Passengers from Five-star Luxury Cruise Ship This Sunday

    Two luxury cruise ships stopped briefly in Vietnam on Sunday, allowing more than 4,500 wealthy international passengers to tour the country’s iconic Ha Long Bay, attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and a coastal province. Voyager of the Seas, carrying more than 3,000 international passengers, …

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    Artists are going to Halong Bay this weekend

     A concert featuring traditional instruments and songs will be held in Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay this weekend, the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said Monday on its website. The event will feature nearly 20 Vietnamese artists performing without the support of any …

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  • cua van fishing village

    Cua Van fishing village in Halong Bay named a world top 10 beautiful coastline

    Travel & Leisure Magazine recently cited Cua Van fishing village in the northern province of Quang Ninh amongst the top 10 most breathtaking coastlines in the world. Located nearly 30km from the mainland, Cua Van fishing village, famous for the magnificent limestone mountains of Halong …

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  • Halong Bay - Photo by Far Lang via Panoramio

    Ha Long Bay among 12 greatest coastlines in the world

    Ha Long Bay of Vietnam has been selected as one of the 12 greatest coastlines in the world by US travel website WhenOnEarth. According to WhenOnEarth, Ha Long Bay features many tropical plants and animals, floating fishing villages, and unique formations of eroded limestone, including …

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  • Halong Bay - Photo by Ei Ei Thu

    Explore caves and via kayak at picturesque Ha Long Bay

    Now we are reaching the tourism high season and people are thinking about where they should spend their holidays. I would like to suggest a place that is not so far from Myanmar and not so expensive, since we have a free visa agreement between …

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  • Halong Bay, Vietnam

    6 Of The Most Brilliant Places For Exploration

    Our astonishing world is full with brilliant places. Some of those places look so magnificent and unreal at the same time. If you want to travel and enjoy in the beauty of mother nature, you definitely should visit those places. In this article YoarAmazingPlaces is …

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  • Halong Carnival

    Halong Carnival 2014 to take place on April 30

    Price from: US$ 70 per person / Night – Off the beaten Itinerary

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  • Star Light Cruise Halong Bay

    The launch of five-star starlight cruise on Ha Long Bay

     Oriental Sails Company will officially inaugurate and put its first deluxe 5-star Starlight Cruise into operations on Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) on 15 September 2013. “Starlight Cruise is one of the largest of its kind on Ha Long Bay with 58m of length, 11m …

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  • Seaplane Halong Bay

    Halong Bay to offer Seaplane service

    VietNamNet Bridge – The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has discussed with the authorities of Quang Ninh Province the preparation of seaplane services in Ha Long. According to the CAAV, seaplane service is a new type of aviation operations. On legal basis, this aviation …

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  • Tropical Storm1

    Typhoon Utor swamps Philippines, heads for southern China

    Earth’s strongest storm of 2013 so far, typhoon Utor, did a number on the northern Philippines.  Now it’s destined for southeastern China. Utor, referred to as Labuyo in the Philippines, packed maximum sustained winds of 140 mph as it battered the northern island of Luzon. …

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    Brewing Tropical Storm May Slam Storm-Ravaged Vietnam

    Tropical Depression 10 W is on track to become Tropical Storm Mangkhut in the western South China Sea. This system is heading towards the northwest over very warm waters, so some strengthening is likely. However, a moderate amount of wind shear, which is changing wind …

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    Tropical Storm Jebi Threatens Vietnam, China

    Packing winds of up to 74 kph, tropical storm Jebi that is moving in the East Sea will sweep through China’s Hainan Island on August 2 and then land in Vietnam’s northeastern provinces a day later, the Vietnam National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Center warned. At 4 …

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    Storm Rumbia moving towards southern China

    With maximum winds of 88 kph, tropical storm Rumbia is moving through the East Sea at 25 kph towards China’s Hainan Island, the Vietnam National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Center has reported. At 4 am today, the storm was at 17.8 degrees latitude North and 115 degrees …

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  • Tropical storm typhoon news

    Tropical storm heads for Quang Ninh-Hai Phong

     Tropical storm Bebinca, which formed on Friday in the East Sea, is heading northwest toward the sea area between Quang Ninh Province and Hai Phong City and will bring widespread rains to northern Vietnam, the Vietnam National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Center reported. With maximum winds of …

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  • Tropical storm warning 21 June 2013

    Tropical Storm Warning 21 June 2013

    Please click on the below photo to get larger view! TROPICAL STORM WARNING Analysis positions and Intensities Local time (GMT+7) Date Position Classification Maximum sustained wind 19 Friday, June 21, 2013 19.1 114.6 TS 78 km/hour Forecast positions and Intensities Local time (GMT+7) Date Position …

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  • Pelican Cruise Halong Bay

    The third Pelican Luxury Cruise will be launched soon!

    After the last two successful cruises, the Image Halong Cruises company will be launched its third Pelican Luxury Cruise in Oct 2013. The third Pelican Luxury Cruise captures everything that’s remarkable about new generation of luxury cruise including safety, high standard service, great food and …

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    Halong Carnival 2013

    The 2013 Halong Carnival opened on April 27 with an arts performance in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh’s Halong City which was attended by local and regional leaders, as well as thousands of visitors. This year’s theme is “The Colours of Quang Ninh …

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    Carnival to light up Halong City

    VietNamNet Bridge – The Halong Carnival on Saturday night will transform the city in the northern province of Quang Ninh into a colourful destination. In celebration of the city’s 50th birthday, the carnival will include an art performance and parade featuring local artists, models and …

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  • Asian women’s beach volleyball tournament halong bay

    Asian Women’s Beach Volleyball tournament opens in Halong Bay, Vietnam

    HANOI, April 25 — The 2013 Tuan Chau-HaLong Asian Women’s Beach Volleyball Tournament kicked off on Thursday in northern Vietnam city Halong, 150 kilometers east of capital Hanoi. The four-day tournament is part of the competition system of the Asian Beach Volleyball Confederation, and is …

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  • Halong Bay - Vietnam

    Foreign Investments Provide Huge Boost to Halong Bay

     This year has again seen foreign investment providing much needed aid for the area of Halong Bay. This beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site and recent inclusion as one of the Seven Wonders of Nature, has grown in popularity in recent years. 2013 has seen that …

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  • RFC Vietnam

    Vietnam joins RFC international race system

    VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Off-road Car Club has introduced the first international off-road tournament in Vietnam under the RFC system. The event will take place in June in Tuan Chau resort, Halong City, Quang Ninh Province. From the success of the 2012 Halong Challenge …

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  • Flipnomad Halong Bay Junk

    Flipnomad’s Photo Thursday- Halong Bay Junk Boats

    Cruising on Halong bay on board one of these beautiful junk boats is probably one of the most popular things to do in Northern Vietnam. You could go on an overnight cruise for as low as $35 including food, accommodation, pickup, etc. Make sure that …

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  • Princess Cruise Village Visiting

    Interact with the locals for a fantastic travel experience in Vietnam

    Fantastic travel experience is one that is laden with stories to tell. The best way to make these stories is by interacting with the locals. The friendly people of Vietnam will be more than happy to assist you with tales of the war and life …

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  • Facebook Contest

    Facebook Contest – Free Trip to Halong Bay

    Stand a chance to win a FREE day trip in Halong Bay for 2 persons every week  simply by becoming a fan of our Facebook page! How to win? It’s easy! Just do the 2 simple following steps: Like Darian Culbert on Facebook NOW!  Click …

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  • Kai Tak Storm

    Vietnam soldiers on standby for typhoon

    VIETNAM has put 20,000 soldiers on standby, ordered boats back to shore and begun evacuating local residents as it prepares for Typhoon Kai-Tak to make landfall. More than 11,000 boats, including 575 used by tourists at the UNESCO world heritage site Halong Bay, have been …

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    Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay risks flood of tourism

    Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay was recently named one of the new “Seven Wonders of Nature”, and the area has made it on the UNESCO World Heritage list twice. Around six million people visit the area each year, and the 1,500-square-kilometre site is feeling the environmental …

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  • Storm Doksuri heading to Southern China, next Vietnam

    Tropical Storm Battering South China, Vietnam Next

    “Major flooding and mudslides are sure to result…” After leaving more than 40 people dead in the Philippines, Tropical Storm Nock-Ten is now bearing down on South China with Vietnam next in its path. Nock-Ten, which has remained a tropical storm since briefly reaching typhoon …

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  • Halong Bay

    Halong Bay among top tropical island paradises

    HA NOI – CNN television station has ranked Ha Long Bay as one of the top five tropical island paradises in Asia, based on the opinions of several “specialists”, including Stuart McDonald. McDonald said in an interview on CNN television that Ha Long Bay in …

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  • Halong Bay Map

    Satellite-based navigation system installed for Ha Long cruises

    VietNamNet Bridge – More than 230 tourist vessels in northern Quang Ninh Province’s Ha Long Bay have been equipped with global positioning systems, or GPS. The province plans to complete a programme on installing the satellite navigation system on all 500 vessels cruising the bay …

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  • Halong Bay - Vietnam

    Free tickets to Ha Long Bay during holidays

    Quang Ninh, April 7 (VNA) – Entry to Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be free to all visitors from Apr 28 to May 1, as a way of saying thank you to visitors for voting the Bay as one …

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  • Emotion Cruise Halong Bay

    Emotion Cruise Announces 2012 Maintenance Schedule

    First of all, Halong Emotion Cruise would like to send you a warmest greeting and thanks  so much for your kindly support to Emotion Cruise during past time After over 3 years running and control, Halong Emotion Cruise gradually affirmed its brand and reputation in …

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