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Collaborative efforts continue to preserve the beauty of Ha Long Bay

More than 100 university students, representatives from tour operators and environmental organisations, came together to collect rubbish in the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage of Ha Long Bay.

2024 Ha Long Carnival to showcase parades at sea

This year, for the first time, the Ha Long Carnival will feature performances and parades on both the sea and sandy shores of the popular UNESCO-recognised bay.

Aqua Warriors Ha Long Bay to attract 1,500 athletes

Nearly 1,500 domestic and foreign athletes will compete in Aqua Warriors Ha Long Bay dubbed a biathlon aquathlon of swimming and running, which is scheduled to take place in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 13 - 14.

Waste collection, cleanup campaign to be launched in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will kick off a campaign on March 26 to thoroughly clean up and collect waste in Ha Long Bay, deputy head of the bay management board Pham Dinh Huynh has announced.

Tourism service fee increasing in Ha Long Bay may affect travel companies

Price of some tourism services at the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Ha Long Bay will increase from next month.

Waste collection in Ha Long Bay intensified

The Management Board of Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh and waste collectors are pushing the collection of waste, particularly styrofoam buoys, on the sea.

Drone light show to be performed over Ha Long Bay this summer

The Ha Long Carnival 2024 will be a highlight among 186 tourism promotion programmes and events to be held in Quang Ninh this year, during which a drone light show will be performed over UNESCO-recognised Ha Long Bay for the first time.

Ha Long Bay among world’s top 25 best natural destinations

Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel guidance platform, has announced the Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Destinations 2024, naming Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh in list of best natural destinations for 2024.

First teams in Clipper Round World Yacht Race dock at Ha Long port

The first teams competing in the 2023-2024 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race docked at Ha Long International Cruise Port in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh ahead of schedule.

Ha Long Bay to host Clipper 2023-24 Round the World Yacht Race

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province will be one of the competition venues for the Clipper 2023-24 Round the World Yacht Race that tours a number countries around the world.

Cruise tours to Ha Long Bay recover

The number of foreign cruise ships registered to dock at Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh next year has equalled pre-Covid-19 pandemic levels.

Google honours World Natural Heritage site Ha Long Bay

The Vietnamese homepage of tech giant Google changed its Doodle on December 17, celebrating Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ha Long Bay among world’s 51 most beautiful places: Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler, a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine, has named the UNESCO-recognised heritage Ha Long Bay in the northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh on its list of the 51 most beautiful places in the world.

Investor fined $5,140 for environmental shortcomings in Ha Long Bay

The investor behind the controversial construction of an urban project that allegedly encroached on Ha Long Bay's buffer zone has been slapped with a fine of VND125 million (about US$5,140) for environmental pollution.

Quang Ninh makes efforts to preserve old fishing villages in Ha Long Bay

Urgent action is needed to breathe new life into Cua Van and Vung Vieng fishing villages.

Forbes: Ha Long Bay among 24 best places to travel in 2024

Ha Long Bay in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh was listed as one of the 24 best destinations for travel in 2024, according to Forbes.

Conservation of Ha Long Bay iconic rocks to comply with world convention

Authorities are quickly taking measures to minimise direct impacts on and maintain the stability of Hon Trong Mai in line with Vietnam’s regulations and the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

Ships asked to avoid creating waves to protect Trong Mai islet area

After consulting with agencies and scientists, the Quang Ninh Transport Department has chosen a solution to protect Trong Mai (Fighting Cocks) Islet, the symbol of Ha Long, which is in danger of collapse.

Miss Universe Mauritius 2022 Alexandrine Belle-Etoile explores Ha Long Bay

Miss Universe Mauritius 2022 Alexandrine Belle-Etoile on August 17 uploaded a series of photos of her trip to Ha Long Bay, a tourist attraction in Vietnam, on her personal page, attracting the attention of the Vietnamese audience.

Garbage adrift on Ha Long Bay, tourists express disappointment

Images and videos have been posted and shared on social media showing recurring scenes of garbage floating on the waters of Ha Long Bay.