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A number of fake Paradise Cruise websites have been popping out of nowhere over the last few months and show no signs of stopping anytime soon.
The Quang Ninh tourism officials have done it again with the banning of all kayak use in UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay from April 1st.
Yet another inspiring story of a young woman who chose to move to Vietnam from Taiwan to study and work hard for her own future and for her family.
After years of waiting and anticipation, the Paradise Group has finally launched its first and only steel boat ever, the Paradise Elegance cruise in Halong Bay.
From the 6th until the 10th of February, two of Paradise Group’s best sales guys have travelled across the Pacific to meet with our most valued clients in Australia.
An insider’s look on how two young university students from the Philippines have decided to take on the challenges of working and living abroad.
Countless food stalls, raging motorbikes, an endless flow of passersby, and a wide variety of the region’s best dishes are what make Dong Xuan Alley’s survive for over 35 years.
Paradise Group launches a new line of especially crafted cruise ships that prioritizes the cruise experience onboard. The two Paradise Elegance ships will set sail in February and June respectively, reaffirming Paradise Group’s position as the largest luxury cruise operator in Halong Bay.
Let's find out what our Hanoian community has to say as their wishes for the upcoming Tet Holidays!
Halong Bay, a UNESCO recognized natural heritage in Quang Ninh Province, has been honored by Rough Guides as one of Asia’s Ten Most Wonderful UNESCO Sites due to its extraordinary natural settings and outstanding universal value.
The Ha Long Bay Management Board has recently announced Titop Marine and Island Tourism Plan by 2017, which promises to make Titop Island become one of the most attractive ecological and cultural destinations in UNESCO-recognized natural heritage Halong Bay.
Mother Goddess Worship and Trance Rituals: Vietnam’s Newest Addition to UNESCO Recognized Intangible Cultural Heritages
Mother Goddess, an art performance of Vietnam's centuries-old worship ritual, which represents a combination of music, singing, dancing, martial arts, cuisine and fashion has just been honored as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO for its special cultural and spiritual values.
Amongst the splendid natural settings of rocky formations and crystal blue waters, there are exotic fishing villages that float on water, brightly painted and interestingly constructed.
Named as one of the Top Places to Visit for more than three years now by multiple travel blogs and different major websites worldwide, both Hanoi & Halong Bay continue to appeal to millions of travellers and have been highly considered in their bucket lists due to countless reasons.
In order to celebrate the 17th anniversary of being recognized as World Cultural Heritage, Hoi An Ancient Town will welcome international tourists to visit and join a good number of activities without any sightseeing fees.
This year, the ILTM (International Luxury Travel Market of Cannes) will be held from the 5th to the 8th of December. Paradise Cruises and Hotels will be present and part of this unique event for the very first time.
A prestigious American magazine, The New York Times, has just listed Vietnam amongst the 20 Places to Travel in Your 20s when people are most eager to experience and discover the world but have limited money and too busy at work or universities.
Cruising is the ideal way to experience the spectacular view of Halong Bay. The two cruising options, Day and Night Cruise, which both take guests to the breathtaking attractions of the bay but depending on their timing, health, and what they expect from the Halong Bay journey, they may have their own preference.
Upon the recent rankings of “Things to do in Ha Long Bay” by millions of TripAdvisor’s users, Sung Sot Cave, Dau Go Cave, Thien Cung Cave, Titop Island and Cua Van Floating Village are holding the highest positions.
Thank you to our valued guest, Mr. Walter Kei, for having created this amazing video about his journey on the Paradise Luxury Cruise.
If being onboard a cruise helps guests experience the breathtaking views of Ha Long Bay with thousands of limestone karsts and islets in various shapes rising out of the deep waters, kayaking takes them to explore the hidden charm of the legendary bay.
As other coastal regions in the North Vietnam, Ha Long Bay weather represents typical tropical climate with two main seasons all-year round. While hot and humid weather with sporadic rain from April to September makes many visitors anxious about high possibilities of typhoon, cool and dry climate with some chilly winds from October to March offer safe choice for cruise lovers.
Hoi An Town, Quang Nam Province has recently been voted as one of the 10 best cities in Asia by Travel & Leisure.
Travelling to Vietnam can be excruciating as tourism is quickly developing month after month. Knowing where to book your tours, how to book them, and what to bring are essential for you to be able to save time and money.
Vietnam has recently been ranked among the safest countries of the world by the Daily Star newspaper.
People coming to cruise to Ha Long Bay might have some preconceptions already on what they are going to experience. However, cruising in Ha Long is nothing comparable to cruising in any other location.
When traveling and experiencing new adventures, everyone has expectations and fears. Seldom, we ask questions like “Am I going to be sick with the local food?”, “Will I be able to communicate with the staff of my hotel?”, “Is this experience going to reach my expectations?”. With this guide, people will be able to have a better view of what they are about to encounter by visiting the wonderful and unique Bay of Ha Long.
What could be better than starting the day at 6:30 AM, trying a Tai Chi Class on the sundeck of a luxurious Cruise, where everything is set in the most amazing landscape that one can only be imagined.
When travelling to far off destinations like Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, a lot of the times people forget for a while their worries behind, and eventually create a sense of realization that makes them rethink of where they stand in this chaotic world. Below are some realizations you may experience after going on a Ha Long Bay cruise.
Discovering Ha Long Bay’s largest island, home to diverse fauna, flora, and rare species that brings visitors an experience of a lifetime that can only be found in Vietnam.
Throughout the past few years, Hanoi has changed a lot. So many new places to see, new restaurants to experiment with, and new sites to visit which contribute to the emergence of a new lifestyle revolution.
According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) the amount of Russian tourists visiting Vietnam has been 120% more than last year at the same period. From the beginning of the year, already 266,000 Russian visitors have stepped onto Vietnamese lands.
VietJet is on a roll this month as it debuts as the first Thai-registered low-cost carrier (LCC) to launch in nearly three years and as it opens its first flights to Hong Kong, both on the same day.
Conde Nast Traveler (CNT), one of the world's premier luxury and lifestyle travel magazines, has recently announced the top 50 of the most breathtaking sites across Asia: Reader’s Choice 2016 in which Sapa, Hoi An and Halong Bay are highlighted.
Over 15 Thai tourism, hotel, airline, and entertainment operators are on the lookout for more business coming from the Vietnamese market during the International Travel Expo held in Ho Chi Minh City last week.
From October 1st, tourists can start booking their train tickets for Tet Holiday (Lunar New Year), announced by Vietnam Railways Corporation (VRC) last Friday.
Quang Ninh Province is not only famous for Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage which breathtakingly features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes rising out of the deep water but also home to one of the largest coal mines in Southeast Asia. A new tour to explore “black gold” mining sites in Quang Ninh Province will surely be an interesting additive to the legendary bay trip.
A mythical town that has many treasures to offer, a great choice for travelers who want to discover more about Vietnamese culture and ethnic minorities.
The prestigious American travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) has recently published the world’s top 20 most popular countries for 2016 in which Vietnam has ranked the 20th.
Take a sneakpeak at the season 8 of Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown featuring his six dollar dinner with US President Barack Obama.
Visa Fees for all US citizens is now five times more expensive than before.
Starting from November, local airline carrier VietJetAir, will open a new flights from Hanoi to Hue. A daily flight of about one hour will be established in order for businessmen as well as for travelers to move more easily inside the country.
Military parades, nationwide entertainment programs, tons of food and booze, family gatherings, long weekends, fireworks displays, and red and yellow flags raised everywhere, Vietnam’s Independence Day is about to commence again.
Tired of the traffic jam and dreaming of a long and peaceful vacation? A simple place to relax and decompress from everyday life struggles, to rest, let the sun gently warm your skin and to just listen to the waves’ motions.
The long wait is finally over. Hanoi’s local authorities have approved the plan on banning all vehicle around Hoan Kiem Lake starting from September 1st.
Due to its incredible range of flora and fauna, its enormous coral reef ecosystem and its wonderful wide lagoons, which actually helps the local climate regulation, Vietnam finds itself to be ranked as “one of sixteen countries with the highest biodiversity in a wide range of ecosystems” (World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 1962).
In an attempt to reduce the number of road accidents and deaths due to drunk-driving, the Da Nang officials have appealed to propose a late-night booze ban to all establishments selling alcohol after 10 p.m.
Nowadays, it has become unthinkable to travel without consulting our mobile phones. Fortunately, Google Maps has replaced the large paper maps which helped travelers from all over the globe to navigate cities with ease and convenience. In addition to that, more travel apps are being developed in order for travellers to spend their holiday the best way they can. Below are a selection of apps that might be more than useful when visiting the country.
Hanoi authorities will implement aggressive policies to increase the use of public transport while banning personal vehicles, especially motorbikes by 2025 so as to resolve traffic jams and pollution in the city.
Aside from the Bodh Gaya (India), Shwedagon Pagoda (Myanmar), Luang Prabang (Laos), and many others, Yen Tu Mountain (Vietnam) has been voted in the top eight ideal pilgrimage destinations for the Buddhists by The Star, Malaysia.
From being recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site twice in the last two decades and to becoming one of the Seven New Wonders of Nature, Ha Long Bay has consistently proven itself as a top destination in today’s tourism market in Vietnam, bringing visitors in an unprecedented journey that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.
Out of the existing Hoi An tours to the Old Town, handicraft villages, historic and cultural sites, and islands, the very first Hoi An Cycling tour, which has just opened for tourists recently offers an exceptionally amusing journey to discover Hoi An.
Vietnam Airlines has launched its annual “Golden Autumn 2016” promotion for both domestic and international routes with many super deals!
With only 490 USD for accommodations, foods, transportation, and sightseeing fees per visit, Hanoi is considered the city with the cheapest service rates in the world.
The People's Committee of Ha Long City has announced the list of Ha Long cruise ships that must be suspended under the business tax arrears.
The head part of the Swan islet on Bai Tu Long Bay, which recently slid into the water, has made many people regret and raised some concerns on how to preserve the remaining ones which have similar structures.
Travel website Touropia ranked Ha Long Bay as 3rd in their list of the 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia. Other Vietnam destinations on the list include Hoi An, Hanoi, and Sapa among with other familiar names Angkor, Bali, & Bangkok.
Recent economic developments have forced millions of Vietnamese to finally spend their disposable income on daily commodities such as land transport services.