• Posts Tagged ‘Halong Bay’

    Raising environmental awareness in Halong Bay

    by  • 16/12/2012 • front page, Lauren Williamson, radio, reporters, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    The number of visitors to Halong Bay is increasing every year and so too is the challenge of neutralising their impact on this beautiful environment. Lauren Williamson speaks with Guilhem Cavaill√©,¬†communications and responsible travel manager of tour company Handspan Travel Indochina, about the organisation’s work to raise environmental awareness in the area and help...

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    Cat Ba in a day: Exploring Halong Bay’s hidden gem

    by  • 08/12/2012 • Emma MacKenzie, front page, Nicole Rowles, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Cat Ba in a day: Exploring Halong Bay’s hidden gem from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Emma Mackenzie and Nicole Rowles explore Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay's local tourist hub. Just 45 minutes from Halong City, the Bay's largest island can be reached independently, as well as through guided tours.

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    Tourism drives construction and economy

    by  • 05/12/2012 • front page, Harry Clarke, reporters, stories, tv highlights • 0 Comments

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    Tourism drives construction and economy from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. There has been concious and noticable shift in the Vietnamese economy towards promoting the tourism industry. In the increasingly popular tourist destinations of Halong Bay and Ninh Binh, this is manifested in a shrill chatter of hammers and powertools throughout the respective...

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Tradition meets tourism

    by  • 05/12/2012 • Nicole Rowles, rowlesy's wrap, stories, video • 0 Comments

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Tradition meets tourism from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. One can notice many paradoxes when observing life in Vietnam. At first glance, traditional lifestyle and the fast-developing tourism industry appear to be conflicting. However, over the years these two worlds have come together in harmony, to raise local standards of living...

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    Aussie expats are a rare breed in Halong Bay

    by  • 01/12/2012 • front page, Mark Blackman, radio, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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      Halong Bay is renowned for its stunning scenery and the multitude of junk boats packed with tourists, chugging away between the limestone islands. Jim Feeney and Max Hart are two of the very limited number of Australians working in the Halong Bay area, and¬†detail their experiences to Mark Blackman. Aussies Radio_mixdown Click here...

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    Floating villages: Where tradition meets tourism

    by  • 28/11/2012 • front page, Hannah Konecny, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Floating Villages 1 from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. The floating villages of Halong Bay were once isolated communities, shut off from the outside world. However, with the region becoming a major tourist attraction in recent years, the local villagers have needed to adapt their traditional lifestyle. Camera: Nicole Rowles and Emma MacKenzie...

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    Halong Bay is a postcard destination

    by  • 27/11/2012 • front page, images, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Postcards of Halong Bay from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Halong Bay is one of the most stunning destinations in the world and deserves its World Heritage listing. The Bay has almost 2000 islands, and Cat Ba is one of the most popular. Here “Vietnam Reporter” explores the picture-postcard scenery in the Bay...

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