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Sanya's perfected ferry transfer of cruise liner passengers

Updated: 2017-06-12 17:02:49

“Genting Dream,” the flagship cruise liner of Asia’s pioneer luxury cruise line Dream Cruises, docked at the Sanya Phoenix Island international Cruise Terminal on June 8th, 2017, bringing a total of 3,009 tourists to the tropical coastal city.

 

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“Genting Dream” was on its “Hong Kong – Vietnam – Sanya – Hong Kong” cruise route. According to reports, 204 passengers from the cruise ship chose to take a ride on Sanya’s water bus – the “Blue Sea Jet” – to major tourist attractions including the Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone, the Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot, West Island, and Sanya Bay’s Coconut Dream Corridor.

 

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It was the first time that Sanya’s water bus provided seamless passenger transportation from the cruise terminal to the city’s major tourist attractions, saving a lot of time for international cruise tourists who want to take a quick sightseeing tour to these places.

 

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Sanya opened its water bus route along its western coast on January 25th, 2017. The water bus route is operated by cruiser “Blue Sea Jet,” with a passenger capacity of 350. The cruiser runs twice daily, departing from Luhuitou Wharf at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., making a stopover at Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot, and finally docking at the Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone Wharf.

Genting Dream has a length of 335.33 meters, a width of 39.7 meters, a size of 150,695 GT, and a top speed of over 23 knots. The ship accommodates 3,400 guests and 2,016 crew members, giving the German-built ship the largest guest-to-space ratio, of 45 tons per guest, as well as the highest crew-to-guest ratio, at 1-to-1.7, of any Asia Pacific ship.