On November 1, the Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed and served 2,200 tourists and crew arriving on board the five-star cruise ship Costa Classica.
The tourists are mainly from Italy, Spain and England and they will have a four-day tour to Ha Long, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
After docking at Ha Long Port, the tourists will take boat to discover Ha Long Bay, visit Yen Tu and Long Tien Pagoda and enjoy a traditional cultural programme which includes watching a water puppet show. On the same day, the cruise ship will leave Ha Long and continue its trip to Danang.
On November 2, the delegation will tour Danang City, stroll on Thu Bon River, visit Hoi An Ancient Town and discover the My Son Relic and the Ancient Capital of Hue.
On November 4, Costa Classica will dock at Navi Oil Port, Ho Chi Minh City and have a tour around the city, Cu Chi and My Tho. Together with well-known destinations, the delegation will watch water puppets, shop at Ben Thanh Market and visit a coconut candy shop and a bee nourishing farm in Tan Thanh Commune.
Since early this year, Saingotourist served nearly 500,000 maritime tourists from Italy, Spain, Germany, England, Australia and China.