China's First Luxury Cruise Ship Henna Makes Maiden Voyage
The Henna, mainland China’s first luxury cruise ship, made its maiden voyage on Jan. 26 from Sanya Phoenix Island International Port. The ship is owned by China’s HNA Cruises, a division of HNA Group. ” Leaders of the China National Tourism Administration, Hainan Tourism Bureau, HNA Group, HNA Tourism Co., Ltd and its HNA Cruise & Yacht Management Co., Ltd. attended the maiden voyage ceremony and inauguration for the Henna.
Xu Ying, 2009 Miss Asia champion, smashed bottles for the maiden voyage as the
“Sailing Goddess” of the Henna. The first voyage of Henna marks the Chinese brand's entrance into the cruise tourism market, providing Chinese tourists with a new choice among cruise tourism products.
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