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Luxurious ship departs Sanya cruise terminal with 1,300 tourists on board

Print english.sanya.gov.cn Updated: 2020-01-06

Over 1,300 tourists embarked on a romantic voyage of four days and three nights on Jan 4 as the Costa neoRomantica, a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corporation & plc, departed Sanya Phoenix Island International Cruise Port. 

The Sanya-Da Nang-Halong Bay-Sanya route isone of the routes customized by the company to cater to the different travelneeds of tourists, which cover destinations like the popular tourist cities inVietnam and the Philippines.
With a total tonnage of about 57,000 tons,the Costa neoRomantica is capable of hosting 1,800 passengers.
In recent years, Hainan has introducedvarious measures to promote the development of the cruise industry. We areoptimistic about the development prospects of Hainan’s cruise tourism and hope towork with Sanya and Hainan to create richer cruise tourism products, promotethe diversification of the cruise tourism sales system and continuouslycultivate the cruise market and culture in Hainan, said Chen Ranfeng,president of Carnival Corporation & plc Asia.
The city of Sanya, a popular tropicaltourist destination, is pressing ahead with the construction of international portsfor cruise ships and yachts. Boasting superior port resources and a goodclimate, it continuously enriches supporting tourism products and strives tomake cruise tourism an important window to showcase the construction of Hainan PilotFree Trade Zone and Free Trade Port.

Costa neoRomantica, a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corporation&plc, berths at Sanya Phoenix Island International Cruise Port. [Photo/Hainan Daily]

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