First Welcome of the Season at MITT in Myanmar
Cruise Asia by Destination Asia welcomed the first passenger cruise ship (Oceania Insignia) of the 2015/2016 season to Myanmar International Terminal Thilawa (MITT) on October 4, 2015. The event was documented through local news channels and offered an opportunity for representatives of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism to visit the ship.
The ship carried 635 passengers and 400 crew members, setting off for Phuket in Thailand on 6 October, 2015. Cruise Asia by Destination Asia are also handling the turnarounds and respective overland tours for MV Seaborn Sojourn, visiting Yangon with 200 passengers (11-14 December), and MS Volendam with 550 passengers (26-28 December). While docked in Yangon, overland excursions included visits to areas around the city including Bago and further afield to Bagan and Mandalay for overnight experiences.