HCMC welcomes over 3,000 cruise ship passengers

Foreign visitors arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on a five-star international cruise ship on March 22. (Filed photo)

The Saigontourist Travel Company received 3,250 foreign visitors from two five-star international cruise ships – the Costa Classica and the Costa Allegra – to Ho Chi Minh City on March 22-23.


The tourists, mostly from Italy, Spain, the UK, and Germany, are part of Saigontourist tour that will take them to the Mekong Delta city of My Tho and other localities in the central region including Da Nang, Hoi An, My Son and Hue.

In HCMC, the visitors will be taken on a city tour, which includes shopping in Ben Thanh Market and visits to workshops that produce rice pancakes and lacquer ware.

The city also plans to welcome another luxury cruise ship, the Europa, on March 29.

Source:SGGP,VNA_Translated by Thu Minh

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