The Hon Gai international port welcomed the first cruise ship with over 3,000 foreign tourists aboard to visit Ha Long Bay and other tourist sites in Quang Ninh province on November 27.


The event marks an important milestone, opening up a golden chance for tourism development in Quang Ninh province.

Once putting in commercial operation, the Hon Gai international port will attract luxurious international tourists to visit the world heritage site, creating a momentum for Quang Ninh’s tourism sector to make a breakthrough.

The port, one of the major tourist wharfs in Quang Ninh, is expected to receive another 10 cruise liners by the end of this year. Quang Ninh province is full of hope to welcome a surge in tourists in 2018, especially foreign ones, surpassing the 12 million mark with 5.2 million international arrivals.-VNA