QUẢNG NINH — The northern province of Quảng Ninh held a ceremony on January 22, the first day of the Year of the Cat, to welcome the lunar new year's first group of foreign tourists to Hạ Long Bay – a world natural heritage site recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Quảng Ninh is the first docking point of the ship on the first voyage of the Year of the Cat. After leaving Quảng Ninh, the Silver Spirit's next destinations are Đà Nẵng and HCM City. During the Lunar New Year holiday 2023 which lasts from January 20-26, Đà Nẵng is slated to receive 768 international and domestic flights with more than 98,000 passengers. Also on January 22, a train carrying 300 tourists, including 50 foreigners, arrived in the central province of Bình Thuận.