Chan May Port welcomes foreign cruise ships
Update: Mar 07, 2016
Two foreign cruise ships, the Celebrity Millennium and the Europa, harboured at Chan May Port in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue on March 4. 

The ships are carrying 2,650 tourists and crew members to visit Hue imperial city. 

Since the beginning of this year, the port has welcomed nine international cruise ships with over 11,500 travelers and crew members on board. 

Notably, the five-star Celebrity Millennium ship has anchored at the port for the second time this year, carrying a total of 4,200 tourists on board. 

Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Phan Tien Dung said the province aims to draw around 60,000-70,000 tourists via Chan May Port in 2016. 

Authorities have continued to upgrade the port to receive more international cruise ships. 

This month, the port is expected to serve an additional four ships bringing around 4,500 international tourists and 2,000 crew members to visit Hue imperial city and the central provinces of Viet Nam.