Ha Long Bay welcomes 26,000 visitors on New Year holiday

26,000 tourists, mostly foreigners, have visited Ha Long Bay over the past 2 days, up 50% against last year. All local cruise ships have been inspected to ensure safety.

"All violations will be strictly punished. We've paid special attention to inspecting satefy equipment and the qualifications of ship crew", said Nguyen Phi Cuong from the Quang Ninh Port Authority of Inland Waterway.

Source: VOV5