Halong Marina – Booming destination for tourism property in northern Vietnam
Advertorial – Vietnam’s tourism market had enjoy steady year on year growth and the tourist destination in the country had become more accessible with improved infrastructure and increasing numbers of international standards operators.
The long coastline provides ideal geographic for the development of many costal front resorts and water front activities. The healthy performance of the domestic market had also lead to steady growth in GDP and income of the people.
Demand for quality lifestyle and desire to owe holiday properties is more becoming a trend among the rich and affluent Vietnamese community.
Since 2012, average room rates of 4-to-5-star coastal hotels and resorts had seen steady growth fueled by the increasing international flights arrivals from the region and the opening of new International airports along the coastal cities. This upward trend is expected to continue backed by the increasing demand from both the foreign tourist and local Vietnamese.
Being the key tourism destination in the northern region of Vietnam, Halong Bay benefits from the government’s investment into the Ha Long-Hai Phong-Hanoi Highway, Cat Bi and Van Don International airport and the continuous effort by the Tourism Authority to promote the UNESCO Heritage site as the main destination for the northern region.
Working closely with many private investors and developers such as Syrena Vietnam Joint Stock Co and BIM Group, the Department of Tourism Quang Ninh is reshaping the tourism landscape of Halong Bay Cruises. The tourism industry is fast replacing the traditional mineral mining sector as the main economic driver for the province.
With the long term aim to create tourism attractions that would provide visitors with a “More than the Bay Experience”, Halong Bay saw the opening of Mega Malls, such as HalongMarine Plaza at Halong Marina, Vincom shopping center, Swan Lagoon water sports park, Marina Bay Beach, Little Vietnam and many more, the average length of stay is expected to be extended to 3 to 4 days in order for visitors to be able to completely experiences and enjoy the Bay.