On November 28, HNA Tourism Cruise and Yacht Management Co., Ltd, the first cruise ship and yacht management company in mainland China, held its founding and promotion conference at HNA Marriot Hotel in Beijing. By unveiling the mainland’s largest luxury cruise ship, “Henna”, HNA Tourism, a local Chinese brand, is poised to lead the domestic cruise industry.
Mr. Zhang Hao, President of HNA Tourism Cruise and Yacht Management, said, “The cruise industry has great potential while the market is anticipated to be quite large. It is just starting out but is developing at a rapid speed in mainland China, including ancillary facilities and port construction.”
“Henna” has a length of 223m, a width of 31m and 739 rooms for 1,965 passengers, as well as a complete range of facilities for living and entertainment. On January 26, 2013, “Henna” will debut with the Sanya-Ha Long Bay-Da Nang route.
Press Release, November 28, 2012