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Saigontourist to promote MICE tourism

The Saigon Tourist Travel Agency (Saigontourist) have received more than 21,000 MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events) visitors in the summer.

           Five-star cruise ship SuperStar Virgo

The company, a leading brand name for MICE tourism, will promote this new tourist type by using luxury cruise ship SuperStar Virgo.

The travel firm has just served a MICE group of 45 special customers of Toyota in Singapore-Malaysia-Thailand tour from August 21 to 26.

From Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Hanoi, tourists flied to Singapore to start their journey. They visited some tourist destinations before boarding a ship to Penang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand.

In Malaysia, visitors visited Wat Chayamankalaram and discovered the world's third largest reclining Buddha. They stopped at Dhammikarama temple and went shopping in Penang.

After enjoying beautiful beaches of Phuket in Thailand, travelers came back Singapore to take part in a Gala Dinner before flying back to HCMC.

SuperStar Virgo, at 76,800-grt, is the largest cruise ship in Star Cruises Asian fleet that currently
home-ports in Hong Kong.

The 13-storey high SuperStar Virgo offers 980 cabins with 1,960 lower berths. The full range
facilities include 13 restaurants and bars offering international cuisine which satisfy all tastes,
show lounge, cinema, karaoke, disco, swimming pool, water fun pool and Jacuzzi, beauty salon,
rock climbing facilities and meeting rooms. The endless entertainment program onboard
guarantees spectacular cruising experience to cruisers of all ages.

By Thanh Van – Compiled by Anh Vu

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