Tourist boats' safety on Ha Long Bay ensured

Saturday, Apr 14 2018, 08:40

QTV - April 30th holiday this year coincides with Ha Long Carnival and the opening ceremony of the 2018 National Tourism Year,  so the number of visitors coming to  Ha Long Bay is expected to surge. Relevant agencies and enterprises have given special attention to many solutions ensuring boat safety for tourists.

Ab official is checking safety equipment at Bai Tho Junk.
An official is checking safety equipment at Bai Tho Junk.

Over 400 out of 500 tourist boats operating on Ha Long Bay are wooden cover. Besides stopping the construction of wooden tourist boats, Quang Ninh province has been paid special attention to applying advanced technologies to ensure safety for tourists. Currenlty, all tourist boats are equipped with a GPS satellite navigation system; automatic fire extinguishers and security cameras. All crew members working on  boats must be trained on fire prevention, fighting and rescue and rescue in order to promptly respond to incidents at sea. Along with improving tourist environment, ensuring the safety for tourists visiting Ha Long Bay contributes to building Quang Ninh's civilized and friendly tourist image and  welcome the 2018 National Tourism Year.
Translated by Thu Giang