Phuket welcomes cruise liner from Malaysia with 2,000 tourists

Phuket welcomed the arrival of a cruise liner from Malaysia, carrying more than 2,000 vacationers, as it docked on the pier within the Wichit sub-district of Phuket‘s major city district on Monday. The cruise liner, the Mein Schiff 5, is operated by TUI Cruises.
The Chief of Phuket Marine Office, Natchapong Pranit, welcome the tourists who arrived on the cruise liner from Langkawi, Malaysia, at the Phuket Marine Customs Pier in Makham Bay.
Natchapong stated that the first cruise liner to visit Phuket since 2019 arrived in Patong in October of last yr when the Covid-19 situation had started to ease.
He additional added that there has been a rise within the variety of cruise liners coming to Patong and Ao Makham. Since Trade secret , more than 160,000 vacationers have arrived on cruise liners, contributing considerably to Phuket’s economy. This influx of vacationers demonstrates the growing confidence in visiting Phuket, he stated. The ship is currently serving a 60-day transit from Hong Kong to Heraklion on the island of Crete in Greece, The Phuket News reported. The ship departed Phuket yesterday (Tuesday). As of yesterday, the ship was rounding the northern tip of Sumatra as it headed back to the Mediterranean.
According to Phuket Immigration, the island welcomed 12 cruise liners in March. Since Phuket has began to enter its wet season, it only welcomed six cruise liners in April.
The Mein Schiff 5 was launched in 2016. The ship can carry a complete of 2,534 passengers, and 1,030 crew members.
Back in January, the Mein Schiff 5 made a stop in Koh Samui, bringing over 3,000 vacationers from Europe for a day of sightseeing and shopping. This brought an estimated 5 million baht in tourism income for the island. During their go to, the vacationers might experience local communities and attractions..

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