VOV.VN - The Quantum of the Seas, the world's most modern five-star cruise ship, arrived in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu My port on January 14 with a total of 6,750 foreign visitors and crew members on board, mainly from the UK, Australia, and the United States.
Once in the southern city, the travel firm Saigontourist welcomed the international guests and were responsible for taking them to attractions in Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau, and Cu Chi.
According to the schedule, Saigontourist are due to take the passengers to visit Cu Chi tunnels and give them a better understanding of the city’s history at the History Museum, the Reunification Palace, the Post Office, while other sites on the itinerary include Ba Thien Hau Pagoda, Giac Lam Pagoda, and the drugstore of Hai Thuong Lan Ong.
Most notably, the tour will also give guests the chance to explore Ba Ria town, where foreign visitors will have the chance to brew wine and experience making rice paper alongside local people.
Once in Vung Tau City, passengers will visit the Tam Thang communal house and have the opportunity to snap photos alongside the statue of Jesus.
The cruise ship is scheduled to leave Phu My port at 19:00 on the same day, concluding their journey in Vietnam.
A representative of Saigontourist said that during the first two weeks of January, the tour operator has welcomed 16,500 visitors and crew members from the Celebrity Millennium, the Spectrum of the Seas, and the Quantum of the Seas to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hue, Ha Long, and Nha Trang.
Apart from providing tourism products and services to high-class international cruise lines, Saigontourist has also introduced tourism products of the world’s leading cruise lines to the Vietnamese market.