More than 4,000 foreign tourists visit Halong Bay by cruise ships from February 2 to March 3, according to Trinh Dang Thanh, Deputy Director of the Quang Ninh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Arcadia carrying 2,000 passengers docked at Halong Bay on February 28, 90% of them are British and the rest Australian.
Another cruise ship, Seabourn Sojourne, arrived at Cai Lan Port on March 1, carrying 400 tourists. Later the same day, Costa Classica with 1,400 European passengers on board also came on a tour of Halong Bay and will head for Hanoi one day later.
The Princess Daphne is scheduled to bring 350 Australian tourists to the bay on March 3.