Cruise Tourism Flourishes On Reunification Day Holiday In Vietnam

On the occasion of the Reunification Day holiday (April 30 - May 1), Saigontourist Travel Services Company welcomed and served more than 650 American, German, British, and Canadian tourists on the Azamara Journey cruise ship, which made stopovers in Ho Chi Minh City, Tien Giang, and Ben Tre.


During their two-day stay in Vietnam (April 30 and May 1), the international tourist group will experience Ben Thanh and Binh Tay markets, learn to cook Vietnamese dishes at Mom Cooking Class, experience making My Art sand paintings and traditional Vietnamese coffee at Bosgaurus Coffee Roasters. They will also ride a Jeep to see Saigon at night and enjoy a street food tour.

The international tourists arrived in Vietnam. Photo: Baovanhoa

Tourists will also visit the most famous places such as Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, History Museum, and Ba Thien Hau Pagoda.

After that, the group will arrive at My Tho to visit Tien River, Thoi Son Islet, visit a beekeeping farm to enjoy honey tea and ripened fruits. In Ben Tre, they can participate in walking, cycling on village roads, listening to folk music, and rowing boats in Rach Vam Chua.

A group of international tourists visits the Ho Chi Minh City Post Office. Photo: Baovanhoa

Also this April, Saigontourist Travel has successfully served more than 9,000 international cruise tourists to Vietnam. In May and June, they will continue to welcome large international trains to visit the country. Especially on June 2, after 16 years, the Resort World One ship will return to Con Dao, taking nearly 2,000 tourists to explore the Con Dao Museum, Island Lord’s Palace, Phu Son Prison, Phu Tuong Prison, and Con Dao Market.

Saigontourist Travel representative shared that the flow of high-class international cruise passengers will contribute to promoting Vietnam’s tourist destinations to the outside world.

On April 30 and May 1 this year, Saigontourist Travel has built more than 200 domestic and foreign tour itineraries. Photo: Baovanhoa

On April 30 and May 1 this year, Saigontourist Travel has built more than 200 domestic and foreign tour itineraries, serving 110,000 visitors with more than 350 departure groups nationwide. The number of tourists taking foreign tours accounts for nearly 60%.

Charlotte Pho