HCMC – The Marshall Islands-flagged luxury cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer brought 637 international guests to Nha Trang yesterday, March 1, becoming the first such vessel to visit this popular beach city in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa this year.
The passengers on board the ship are mainly from the U.S., New Zealand, Mexico, Spain, Hong Kong and Canada, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
The cruise passengers will opt for one of three sightseeing tours, namely the Nha Trang Ancient Civilization, the Guided Pedicab Ride Through Nha Trang and the Nha Trang Rural Life.
The comeback of international cruise passengers is good news for the local tourism sector, the local media quoted a provincial tourism official as saying.
This year, Khanh Hoa is expected to attract 27 cruise ships to Nha Trang City, the official added.