Cruises sail high seas with rising demand – China

Viking Sun - The luxury vessel - which was formerly operated by Viking Ocean Cruises - was renamed Zhao Shang Yidun before entering service in Asia (Photo credit China Daily)China Merchants-Yidun, the first Chinese-flagged luxury cruise ship, docks at Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal in the North Bund in June.

As nation’s tourism market recovers, more consumers book ocean voyages

Norwegian cruise line operator Viking Cruises said as China’s tourism market continues to recover and demand for outbound travel rises, it has seen an upbeat business performance for cruises departing the country and will begin a new route from Shenzhen, Guangdong province, to Vietnam and Hong Kong in December.

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