Celebrity Millennium carries 2,000 foreign passengers to Vietnam

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM Print This Post

The five-star cruise ship Celebrity Millennium, with over 2,000 tourists from Britain, France and the United States on board, arrived in the Halong International Passenger Port in Quang Ninh Province on February 22.

A source from Saigontourist Travel Service Company, the tour operator for the 2,000 tourists, said that after arriving in the province, the tourists were taken to attractions such as Halong Bay, Halong City and the capital city of Hanoi.

After that, the ship left for Tien Sa Port in Danang City in the afternoon. The tourists will visit Danang City and Hoi An Town on February 23.

The cruise ship is expected to return to Vietnam on March 9 after leaving the country on the afternoon of February 23 so that the tourists can take sightseeing tours in HCM City, Vung Tau Beach and the cities of Danang and Halong. The next trip will last five days.

Since the Tet holiday ended, the tour operator has served 8,000 travellers from Hong Kong, China, Britain, France and the United States visiting Vietnam by sea, according to Saigontourist. The firm is expected to welcome thousands of tourists on board the World Dream cruise ship in the coming days.

In addition, a representative from local travel firm Viet Excursions noted that the number of cruise ships arriving in Vietnam is on the rise. The company will serve an estimated 60,000 cruise tourists in 2019.



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