Vivu Journeys unveils the beauty of Phu Quoc Island to international guests from the 5-star PONANT Le Jacques Cartier

Vivu Journeys unveils the beauty of Phu Quoc Island to international guests from the 5-star PONANT Le Jacques Cartier

TMG – On February 22nd, Vivu Journeys Vietnam, a member of the Thien Minh Group (TMG), welcomed nearly 200 international guests aboard the Le Jacques Cartier cruise ship, operated by the French cruise company PONANT, for an exploration journey to Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam.

The Le Jacques Cartier cruise ship, beyond being a mere means of transportation, is renowned as an epitome of luxury and perfection, down to the smallest detail. As the sixth vessel in the PONANT EXPLORER series, the Le Jacques Cartier adheres to PONANT’s philosophy, reflected in its sleek and slender design in a “la Française” approach to cruising.

With its gentle color tones and open design facing the sea, the cruise ship maximizes natural light, creating a fresh and vibrant ambiance for passengers. This 5-star cruise ship, frequently cited as being among the most luxurious in France and Europe, also integrates cutting-edge technologies that are not only modern but also environmentally friendly.

Designed specifically for tropical expeditions, this masterpiece of maritime travel also boasts the Blue Eye, a unique space evoking both luxury and the distinctive cultural style of the region. At the Blue Eye, guests have the opportunity to admire the underwater scenery while enjoying refreshments in comfort.

The Le Jacques Cartier features five-passenger decks with a total of 92 sea-view rooms equipped with balconies or courts with big sliding glass doors. Measuring 430 ft in length, 59 ft in beam, and with a draft of 15 ft, the Le Jacques Cartier cruise ship has a speed of 12.5 knots and is equipped with 9 zodiacs. It can accommodate up to 184 guests.

The PONANT’s small Cartier took passengers to the port. Source: Vivu Journeys

A luxury tour aboard the 5-star Le Jacques Cartier cruise ship can vary from 8 to 12 days, with prices ranging from €5,640 (approximately 150 million VND) to AUD 40,050 (approximately 640 million VND), according to PONANT’s and Clean Cruising’s websites.

In the planned 7-day, 6-night journey to Vietnam aboard the 5-star Le Jacques Cartier superyacht, Vivu Journeys Vietnam will introduce international guests to famous destinations including Phu Quoc, Con Dao, HCMC, the Mekong Delta region, Cu Chi, and Ha Long Bay. In Phu Quoc, guests will partake in 2 sorts of tours to experience the beautiful coastal city in its culture, history, religion, and landscapes.

“This is not just a tourist journey; it is also a high-end adventure for international guests to further understand the beauty of Vietnam through its island systems, tunnels, urban life, historical and cultural values of Vietnamese… We are proud to offer our guests the best travel experiences and expect the PONANT cruise will pave the way for an outstanding year for maritime tourism, an area where Vietnam has great potential to explore with its long coastline,” shared Mr. Truong Ngoc Hung, HCMC-based Operations Manager of Vivu Journeys.

Vivu Journeys Vietnam is a member of the Thien Minh Group (TMG), one of the leading experiential travel companies in Asia. Vivu Journeys is committed to providing the most unique and luxurious travel experiences so that guests from around the world can truly appreciate the beauty of Vietnam’s landscape and its people.

For more information about Vivu Journeys, a member of Thien Minh Group (TMG), please contact:

Hotline: (+84) 91 233 94 23

Email: [email protected]


Established in 1994, TMG has grown from a company with just three employees to an enterprise with more than 2,500 employees worldwide. Thien Minh is now Asia’s leading package travel provider, founded on the mission of always putting our clients front and center. With four business pillars: Destination Management, Hospitality, Online, and Aviation – TMG is the ideal host for distinctive journeys featuring truly memorable travel experiences.