Two cruise ships carry 1,200 foreign tourists to Quang Ninh

By VNA   October 27, 2023 | 04:00 pm PT
Two cruise ships carry 1,200 foreign tourists to Quang Ninh
Bahamas' Silver Muse cruise docks at the Hon Gai international port, Ha Long, on Oct. 27, 2023. Photo by VNA
Two cruise ships carrying foreign tourists to Ha Long City of the northern province of Quang Ninh arrived at Hon Gai international port on Friday morning.

The 900 tourists from Europe and the U.S. traveled to Ha Long on board German-flagged Viking Orion ship.

They are scheduled to visit the UNESCO-recognized World Natural Heritage site of Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, and Ninh Binh Province before coming back to the ship and leaving the port on Saturday afternoon.

Bahamas’s Silver Muse ship brought 300 European tourists to Ha Long where they toured Ha Long Bay and Cai Bau pagoda, and left the city in the evening of the same day.

Also on Friday, leaders of the provincial Department of Tourism welcomed a famtrip delegation from India. The delegation, including representatives from travel agencies, is aiming to build tours bringing Indian tourists to Quang Ninh.

Nguyen Huyen Anh, deputy head of the department, said that India is a new and potential market for Quang Ninh’s tourism. In the coming time, the province continues to invite experts to train locals on the Islamic culture to better serve visitors from this market.

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