Promoting sea cruise routine between Haiphong and Beihai
Recently, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has principally agreed to organize the National Tourism Year in localities by the period of 2012 – 2017 proposed by Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism. Accordingly, the the national tourism year 2013 will be hosted by Haiphong city.
This is an advantage but a challenge for the city to promote the image of Haiphong city in particular and of the whole country to inside and outside visitor.
The scheduled time is neither too short nor too long to prepare for tourism year with great success.
In addition to the infrastructure improvement, Hai Phong is urgently customizing more tours, new tours, fascinating visitor nationwide and worldwide. Especially, the city is promoting to open sea cruise between Haiphong and Beihai, China.
Hai Phong and Beihai, which are sea port developing and dynamic cities with some geographical similar, have been getting close contact for long. The remaining road itinerary, which is from Lang Son province, Vietnam passing through Yunnan province to Beihai city and Hainan city, takes so much time and easily make visitor tired
The sea route between Hai Phong and Beihai for one day, visitor will be satisfied with the most famous two seascapes of Vietnam as like Halong Bay – The World Natural Heritage Site and Cat Ba Island - The world Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO. The itinerary is also well connected with Haiphong city tour and Hanoi capital.
The sea route is a great opportunity for travel companies of the two cities to offer tourists from China to visit Cat Ba Island, Ha Long, Hai Phong, Hanoi and vice versa tourists from Vietnam to visit Beihai , Haikou, Sanya.
The sea cruise routine is initially step for the long-term cooperation in the tourism sector in particular and in various other economic fields in general.
With the advantage of short distance and costs reduction, spectacular landscapes and seascapes of Catba island and Halong Bay, Haiphong city attraction and Hanoi capital, the routine will be a big opportunity for Haiphong to promote its image and tourism brand.