|Majestic Princess at sea. — VNS File Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Majestic Princess, the newest ship in the US-based Princess Cruises fleet, arrived at Phú Mỹ Port in Bà Riạ-Vũng Tàu Province on its maiden Việt Nam port call with more than 3,500 passengers and 1,340 crew members.
Việt Nam is the second port call made by the cruise ship on its 21-day cruise to Southeast Asia.
In addition to Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, Princess Cruises also visited Nha Trang, Chân Mây (in Thừa Thiên-Huế and Đà Nẵng.
This year Majestic Princess and five other royal-class vessels -- Sapphire Princess, Diamond Princess, Golden Princess, Sun Princess and Coral Princess -- will make 35 trips to Southeast Asia carrying 79,000 guests in all.
Sapphire Princess will visit Phú Mỹ Port six times and Nha Trang Port four times with over 25,000 passengers.
Majestic Princess will visit Việt Nam three more times with 14,000 passengers.
Diamond Princess, Golden Princess and Coral Princess will make a total of 21 trips bringing more than 40,000 travellers. — VNS