Halong Bay: record tourists during holidays
Halong Bay, a record of over 10,000 tourists, 80 percent of them are foreigners, visit Halong Bay Vietnam during these holidays.
The sharp increase was attributed to the daily resumption of sea routes to HaLong Bay from China , including Beihai-Halong and the Hainan-Halong links. Furthermore, the route from Hong Kong to Halong, was conducted weekly.
On the other hand, Malaysia ’s Star Cruises brings visitors to Halong every week.
On April 29, Halong Bay received three ships, Super Star Gemini, Super Star Virgo of the Star Cruises and Minh Hoa Cong Chua 2 from Beihai, with over 4,000 foreign holidaymakers.
Halong Bay has been topping the list of candidates for the world’s seven natural wonders poll at www.new7wonders.com.
(Source: VNA, URL: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/05/780990/)
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