Cham Islands officials resist plan to send tourist boats from Da Nang

A boat docks on a beach off the Cham Islands. The world biosphere reserve is vulnerable to mass tourism with overloaded boats and logistics demands. (Photo: VNA) Quang Nam (VNS/VNA) – The Cham Islands off the coast of Hoi An have since 2015 limited the number of tourists permitted to 3,000 per day to protect […]

Embark on a Caribbean cruise on the newest floating fun ­palace — Norwegian Encore

THEY’VE got to be kidding! It’s my first glimpse of new cruise ship Norwegian Encore and from the quay, I spot a transparent waterslide tube overhanging the side, 15 decks above. Scary or what! I say a silent thank you to him upstairs that it’s a chilly November so I have a perfect excuse for […]