Saigontourist welcomes four luxury cruise ships in early March
Update: Mar 03, 2023
Saigontourist Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) is expected to receive four international cruise ships, bringing more than 4,200 multi-national tourists to Vietnam from March 1 to 8.

Tourists on the cruise ship Azamara Quest

Saigontourist on March 1 received Azamara Quest which docked at Sai Gon port in Ho Chi Minh City, carrying 300 tourists of British, American, German, and Australian nationality on board.

The visitors are set to go on tours of Ho Chi Minh City and Ben Tre Province over a three-day period, before visiting the coastal city of Da Nang, Hoi An Ancient Town, and the ancient city of Hue when the ship docks at Tien Sa port on March 5.

Furthermore, the cruise ship Europa 2 with 400 German visitors onboard will dock at the Saigon Premier Container Terminal Port (SPCT) in Ho Chi Minh City on March 3 before leaving the port the following day.

The ship is scheduled to arrive at Tien Sa port in Da Nang city on March 6 and then dock at Ha Long Bay in the north on March 8.

During their six-day stay in Vietnam, Saigontourist will provide special tour programmes to allow the tourists to explore popular destinations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh Long - Can Tho, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, and Ha Long.

Moreover, the Resort World One cruise ship carrying 1,500 multi-national tourists plans to anchor at Phu My port in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province on March 5 before joining tours to explore Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho.

Mein Schiff 5 is set to return to Vietnam on March 6, bringing 2,000 German guests to Ha Long Bay. The visitors will leave the country on the same evening after visiting Ha Long Bay, Hai Phong, and Hanoi.

A representative of Saigontourist said the density of ships docking at Vietnamese ports marks the strong recovery of international tourism in general, as well as cruise tourism in particular.

The company plans to continue to welcome tours from the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, TUI Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Azamara Cruises, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, and Resort World Cruises to Vietnam this year.

VOVWORLD - - March 2, 2023