German cruise ship MS Europa 2 docked at Duong Dong port of Kien Giang province’s Phu Quoc Island district on February 24, bringing 600 passengers, mainly European visitors, to the island.
The ship departed from Thailand’s Pattaya port on a trans-national tour, and Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island is one of its stopovers.
During their Vietnam tour, organised by Sea Star Travel Company and Saigontourist Company, visitors spent one day exploring the island and shopping, and they left for HCM City later the same day.
This is the second international cruise ship coming to Phu Quoc Island this year.
According to Huynh Quang Hung, vice president of the Phu Quoc commune People’s Committee, the number of sea travelers to Phu Quoc has increased significantly in recent times.
“We expect a surge in numbers of foreign sea travellers, mostly from Russia, to Phu Quoc this year,” he said.