Luxury cruise ship brings nearly 4,000 int’l guests to Viet Nam
VGP - Spectrum of The Seas docked at Phu My Port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on February 26, carrying 3,800 foreign holidaymakers.
This is one of the 30 largest cruise ships in the world and it is Asia’s largest and most innovative ship.
The tourists from Europe and the United States visited Ho Phap Pagoda, Hoa Long Market and ancient houses in Vung Tau beach town before leaving for Ho Chi Minh City where they joined cooking classes, rode bikes through rubber forests and took an underground tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels.
On Monday, they visited traditional craft villages in the Mekong Delta and enjoyed don ca tai tu, southern folk music.
The ship is expected to leave Phu My Port at 7 p.m. Monday.
Viet Nam has witnessed an influx of international cruise ships in recent months, promising a busy year for Viet Nam's tourism industry as the country targets eight million arrivals this year.
The country has a network of 2,360 rivers with a total length of more than 41,900 kilometers, and in recent years luxury river cruises have become popular among international visitors./.