Though Quang Ninh Province has reopened tourism activities and offered free entry tickets, world-famous Ha Long Bay has been left virtually empty as visitors from outside are prohibited.
|Souvenir shops remain open though there are no buyers.|
|The disembarkation area has no tourists. Many cruise ships are still not ready to resume operations due to slow travel demand.|
|A security officer is on duty at the port.|
|Inside the terminal, some ship owners take a nap. According to Ha Long Bay Management Board, in recent days, the bay only received about 30-50 passengers per day.|
|At Bai Chay tourist area, some restaurants have resumed operation but there are almost no customers.|
|Without tourists, hundreds of cruise ships have remained anchored. Last week, the owners of 500 cruise ships submitted a petition to the government for support, stating they are on the verge of bankruptcy.|