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World’s most modern cruise ship arrives in HCM City

The world’s most technologically advanced five-star cruise ship Quantum of the Seas, with 6,750 passengers and crewmembers on board, docked at Phu My port of the southern province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau on January 14.

During the day, passengers are taken on a city tour of HCM City, and short trips to Cu Chi tunnel, and Ba Ria-Vung Tau province hosted by Saigontourist travel company.

The ship is scheduled to leave Phu My port and conclude their visit to Vietnam in the evening of the same day.

According to Saigontourist, in the first two weeks of 2020, it welcomed 16,500 tourists and crewmembers of international cruise ships.

Vietnam’s sea tourism has reported annual growth of only 2 percent to 3 percent, while other Asian countries have witnessed robust growth in cruise tourism in recent years./.