PSNews - The Hon Gai International Passenger Terminal in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province on November 27 welcomed its first international cruise, the Celebrity Millennium with more than 3,000 people onboard.
|The cruise prepares to dock at the Hon Gai International Passenger Terminal.
The Celebrity Millennium, a five-star cruise from the US’ Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, first departed from Hong Kong and is scheduled to leave the Hon Gai International Passenger Terminal on November 28.
The Hon Gai International Passenger Terminal is one of Quang Ninh’s key infrastructure projects, aiming to attract more investment in local socio-economic development. It is also expected to help lure in high-end international tourists to Ha Long city and spur local tourism.
The new port, which is built under the form of PPP (public-private partnership) investments, located at Cua Luc River with total investment capital of more than VND 1 trillion. The port is designed to receive two large passenger ships carrying up to 8,400 passengers each, at once. Its 3-storey terminal has a total area of 13,500 square meters.
By Thien Minh