The northern province of Quang Ninh expects to reel in European travellers during its Ha Long Tourism Week 2012 from November 27-30.

The Ha Long Tourism Week event, hoped for the participation of around 140 representatives of travel agencies and journalists from France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Britain, is being organised by provincial authorities in co-operation with national carrier Vietnam Airlines.

According to the Quang Ninh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in the first ten months of this year, the province welcomed over 5.9 million travellers, including nearly 2 million foreign visitors, up 7 percent over the same period last year.-VNA