The leading tour operator in Vietnam, Saigontourist Travel Services, welcomed 2,100 European visitors and crews from the cruise ship Costa Romantica, to the country at Navi Oil Port, in Ho Chi Minh City May 18.
|The Costa Romantica carries European visitors to Vietnam in its latest trip to HCMC’s Naval Oil Port on May 4 (Photo: Thesaigontimes)|
Most of Costa Romantica’s passengers are European. The cruiship is owned by an largest Italian tourism company, Costa Crociere S.P.A.
During the three-day trip (May 18-20), travelers will visit Ho Chi Minh City, including the Cu Chi Tunnels, and town of My Tho in the Mekong Delta Province of Tien Giang.
Next, they will move north to central region to view Da Nang City, Hue City, the ancient town of Hoi An and the My Son Holy Land in Quang Nam Province.
In the first five months of the year, Saigontourist reported it had welcomed over 30,000 foreign visitors from cruise ships like Costa Classica, Costa Allegra, Amadea, Columbus and Europa.
Most of the visitors are Europeans, according to the company.