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Ha Long Bay needs more votes to secure World Wonder title

Ha Long Tourism Week 2011 is designed to lure more people to vote for Ha Long Bay, as 2011 is the deadline for voting the New Seven Wonders of the World.

The event is scheduled to take place on April 29-May 2 in Bai Chay, Tuan Chau resorts and the center of Ha Long city under the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Ha Long Bay was recognized by UNESCO as the world natural heritage in 1994 and 2000.

Currently, the New Open World Foundation has nominated the Bay as of the world’s new seven natural wonders, bringing about a unique chance for Vietnam to gain the title and advertise the country’s tourism potentials .

Besides, a series of cultural, sports and tourism activities will be organized in the local key tourist destinations like Mong Cai, Uong Bi, Đong Trieu, and Van Đon during the Tourism Week.

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