Cruise ship brings nearly 2,000 European visitors to Ha Long
Cruise ship Mein Schiff 5 with about 2,000 foreign holidaymakers aboard docked at Ha Long International Cruise Port in Ha Long city on March 6.
During their stay in Ha Long city, the visitors mainly from European countries will tour the city, world famous Ha Long Bay and Quang Ninh Museum, and enjoy entertainment services.
This is the second and the biggest cruise ship having arrived in Quang Ninh since the beginning of this year.
Earlier on January 22, or the first day of the Year of the Cat, the Silver Spirit cruise ship also carried 500 tourists to Ha Long. The city is about to welcome at least four other foreign ships with thousands of visitors in March.
In the first two months of 2023, Quang Ninh received 3.35 million visitors, doubling the number recorded in the same time last year, including 157,000 foreigners. The province earned over VNĐ6.5 trillion (US$274.66 million) from tourism in the period.
This year, the province aims for 15 million visitors, including 2 million foreigners, and a tourism revenue of VNĐ32.4 trillion ($1.36 billion).