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First cruise port opens in Phu Quoc

2011-09-19 (GMT + 7)

Phu Quoc Marina Co Ltd yesterday launched into operation its Duong Dong – Phu Quoc Marina cruise port in Phu Quoc island district of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang for the first stage of operation.

The first of its kind on the island, the port can receive and dock around 50 high-class cruise ships.

A VND100 billion (US$5 million) investment project, the port includes a terminal, a coffee bar, a five-star floating restaurant and a five-star hotel.

Truong Ngoc Hanh Khuyen, director of Phu Quoc Marina, said the port’s capacity will be expanded in its second stage of operation to accommodate 100 cruise ships.

It would also receive international tourism ships to Phu Quoc and integrate local sea tourism with that of neighboring countries, she said.

Source: TT

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