Why New Airport in Vietnam May Be Disastrous for Ha Long Bay Mia Taylor; Mia Taylor; Travel Pulse

Local officials hope to increase arrivals to Ha Long Bay to 16 million by the end of next year, which would bring in between $1.3 and $1.7 billion in revenue.

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Hallo, Halong!; Jojie Alcantara; Sun Star

Alcantara: Hallo, Halong!

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Away from Vietnam’s tourist circuit, a Pacific Northwest travel writer finds comfort and charm in Seattle’s sister city; Colleen Stinchcombe; Seattle Times

Haiphong is rarely more than a stopover for tourists en route to the airport for flights south, but many visitors say the area feels the way Hanoi did before the influx of tourists.

Source: Away from Vietnam’s tourist circuit, a Pacific Northwest travel writer finds comfort and charm in Seattle’s sister city

Ha Long showcases 2019 ATF; Khmer Times

The Asean Tourism Forum which begins today in Viet Nam’s Ha Long city, is a cooperative regional effort to promote the regional grouping as one tourist destination. Mohan Gunti tells why Ha Long Bay, a Unesco natural wonder heritage site, is the perfect setting for the 2019 ATF.

Source: Ha Long showcases 2019 ATF – Khmer Times

ATF 2019 affirms Việt Nam’s standing on regional and world stage: Minister; VNS

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyễn Ngọc Thiện offers an exclusive interview to Việt Nam News on the eve of the ASEAN Tourism Forum which will take place from January 14-20.

Source: ATF 2019 affirms Việt Nam’s standing on regional and world stage: Minister

Here’s a faster, easier travel to Vietnam’s Halong Bay; Lainey Loh; Travel Wire Asia

The only thing that has been considerably off-putting about visiting Halong Bay is getting there. To begin with, international travelers usually land in Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, and Hanoi is approximately 165 kilometers from Halong Bay.

Source: Here’s a faster, easier travel to Vietnam’s Halong Bay

13 Halong Bay Cruise Tips To Know Before Your Trip to Vietnam; Natasha; The World Pursuit

If you’re going to Vietnam for the first time you will want to make sure you read these 10 Halong Bay cruise tips for your travels!

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How travelling to Halong Bay just got a whole lot faster; Kristin; Travel Daily

To access UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay is much faster and easier thanks to the newly-opened international airport on the island of Van Don.

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Vietnam opens new international airport 50 km from Halong Bay; AFP

Vietnam opened a new airport, Dec. 30, on the island of Van Don, close to Halong Bay. Previously, travelers had to reach the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site via the capital, Hanoi, a four-hour drive away.

Source: Vietnam opens new international airport 50 km from Halong Bay

Vietnam’s new Van Don International Airport is the gateway to Halong Bay; CNA

An international cruise port and highway are in the pipeline to make getting to the UNESCO World Heritage site even easier.

Source: Vietnam’s new Van Don International Airport is the gateway to Halong Bay