While in Hue, visitors visited Ancient Hue relics complex and enjoyed Hue Royal Court Music.
This was the first time they had taken a long tour of Vietnam from Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh to the central city of Da Nang.
Thua Thien-Hue expects to welcome over 50,000 foreign arrivals by sea from November, 2011 to March, 2012.
Some 35 cruise ships will dock at Chan May port, including 25 Super Star ships, each with 1,500-1,800 passengers on board.
Since early this year, Chan May port received 43 cruise ships, a two-fold increase over last year.