HNA Group officially launches cruise management company
HNA Group is poised to lead China’s domestic luxury cruise industry by officially launching the first cruise ship and yacht management company in mainland China, HNA Tourism Cruise and Yacht Management Co, in Beijing yesterday, SinoShipNews reports.
At the founding and promotion conference, HNA revealed that mainland China’s largest luxury cruise ship "Henna" will start its debut operation on January 26, 2013 with a Sanya-Ha Long Bay-Da Nang route.
"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," said Zhang Hao, president of HNA Tourism Cruise and Yacht Management.