TAG : Ha Long

  • Double decker bus hits streets in Ha Long

    Double decker bus hits streets in Ha Long

    The first-ever double decker bus city tour to tourist attractions has gotten underway in Ha Long city, northern Quang Ninh province.

    Each bus can accommodate 63 people, of which the top deck has 45 seats. There are also areas for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children. Buses are equipped with modern technology such as GPS and meet Euro4 emission standards. They also offer free wi-fi, USB charging ports, a refrigerator, monitors, and a surveillance camera system for passenger safety. Automated multilingual narration is available in seven different languages: Vietnamese, English, Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish.

    Tours run from 9am to 6pm daily. Tickets are VND179,000 for two hours, VND219,000 for five hours, VND249,000 for ten hours, and VND299,000 for 24 hours.

  • New Culinary Director at Wyndham Legend Halong

    New Culinary Director at Wyndham Legend Halong

    Wyndham Legend Halong has appointed Mr Mario Prestigiovanni as its new Culinary Director. Born and raised in Italy, after graduating from the Technical Institute of Cefalu’ (Palermo), specialising in food and beverages, Mr Prestigiovanni began his career as a chef de partie at the Sheraton Hotel Firenze in 1992. He brings with him 12 years of experience in Europe and over ten years of experience in Asia, including Thailand, China and Oman. He spent a lot of his time learning with global hotel brands such as Sheraton, Novotel, Four Seasons and Shangri-La. He has a very strong foundation in classic Western cuisine with Asian culinary experience.

  • Spicing it up

    Spicing it up

    Tour operators in Halong Bay must constantly strive to offer more alternatives to simply cruising around the bay and visiting caves and beaches.




    Bai Tu Long bay is just as impressive as its famed sibling, Halong bay.


  • Newly-renovated Paradise Luxury vessels

    Newly-renovated Paradise Luxury vessels

    Paradise Hotels & Cruises on Tuan Chau Island, Halong Bay, has introduced four newly-renovated Paradise Luxury vessels. The cabins have been fitted with more comfortable double-twin flexible beds, the dining area has become a more welcoming place where guests can enjoy themselves anytime during the whole cruise, the sundecks look more stylish and also give a living feeling to the upstairs space, while the sundeck has new wooden sun beds and the lounge areas are equipped with more cushioned chairs and tables.

  • Lavish luxury

    Lavish luxury

    ‘Vinpearl - Vietnam’s Holiday Paradise’ owns chains of five-star hotels, resorts and luxurious villas in famous tourist sites such as Nha Trang, Phu Quoc Island, and Danang...


  • Around & about

    Around & about

    As is now the tradition, The Guide travelled to Vietnam’s major tourist destinations to see how the industry is performing.


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