Vietnam on May 17 welcomed the luxury cruise liner Bremen of Germany on its first voyage to Vietnam , with 750 tourists aboard.
The holidaymakers, mainly German nationality holders, are scheduled to make a seven-day trans-Vietnam tour that will bring them to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang , Hai Phong and Ha Long.
The visitors will call at Cu Chi tunnel in HCM City and My Tho city in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang . On May 20, they will visit the central city of Da Nang , and then the World Heritage Site of My Son, the former imperial capital of Hue and the ancient town of Hoi An.
The tourists will go on a sightseeing tour of the well-known Ha Long Bay after visiting the northern port city of Hai Phong and the capital city of Hanoi.
Since the beginning of this year, Vietnam has served more than 26,000 holidaymakers travelling to Vietnam by sea, most of them coming from the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia and Japan.