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Selling Halong and Bai Tu Long Cruise Presentation : Buffalo Tours

  1. 1. Selling Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay Cruises
  2. 2. General Information <ul><li>Thousands of limestone islands dotted throughout calm waters </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 4 hours drive from Hanoi </li></ul><ul><li>Shared or private transfers can be arranged </li></ul><ul><li>Best time to go: November to September (typhoon activity can occur during Aug/Sept) </li></ul><ul><li>Cooler weather occurs between November and March </li></ul><ul><li>Hottest months are between June and August </li></ul><ul><li>Three day – two night itineraries are recommended to truly relax and enjoy the experience </li></ul>
  3. 3. Halong Bay Junks <ul><li>JOB 1 & 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Bai Tho Junk </li></ul><ul><li>Anh Duong </li></ul><ul><li>Paradise Junk </li></ul><ul><li>Ginger and Jasmine Junks </li></ul>
  4. 4. JOB 1 & 2 <ul><li>Jewel of the Bay </li></ul><ul><li>3* Junks </li></ul><ul><li>JOB 2 is newer </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred Products </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Starting to use other boats more </li></ul><ul><li>JOB 1 is of better quality </li></ul><ul><li>JOB 1: 5 cabins </li></ul><ul><li>JOB 2: 8 cabins </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bai Tho Junks <ul><li>3* Junks </li></ul><ul><li>For Larger Groups </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Kumuka </li></ul><ul><li>Better quality than JOB & Anh Duong </li></ul><ul><li>BT normally charters 10 or 15 cabin junks </li></ul><ul><li>Possible to book private cabin for 2 pax though </li></ul>
  6. 6. Anh Duong Junks <ul><li>3* Junks </li></ul><ul><li>Always charter these junks </li></ul><ul><li>Usually 7, 8 or 9 cabin charters </li></ul><ul><li>If for 2 pax then has to be JOB or Bai Tho </li></ul>
  7. 7. Paradise Junk Launched 2009
  8. 8. Key Features of Paradise <ul><li>Foreign managed with Western Customer Service Manager onboard junk </li></ul><ul><li>The best arrivals lounge in Halong Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Closest junk to Hanoi (saves approx 20-30 minutes driving time) </li></ul><ul><li>Beauty services, massage facilities, Jacuzzi and sauna </li></ul><ul><li>Both Asian and International buffets with cabin service (snack menu) </li></ul><ul><li>Evening movies, board games, happy hour, night squid fishing cooking demonstrations upon request </li></ul><ul><li>In house telephone and internet </li></ul>
  9. 9. Facilities & Services <ul><li>Spacious Cabins with Private Balconies </li></ul><ul><li>Safe stationary gangway for boarding </li></ul>
  10. 10. Facilities and Services <ul><li>Morning Tai Chi Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Complimentary Kayaking & Snorkeling Equipment </li></ul>
  11. 11. Spa Facilities
  12. 12. Paradise Junk Offer One and Two Night Packages
  13. 13. Suite Cabin
  14. 14. Ginger and Jasmine Junks Ginger – launched mid 2006 2 x Ginger Deluxe cabins: 16 m ² 8 x Ginger cabins: 14m ² with connecting family rooms Jasmine – launched late 2007 2 x Jasmine Suites: 24sqm ² 9 x Jasmine Deluxe: 18m ² 13 x Jasmine Superior: 17m ²
  15. 15. Key Selling Points of Ginger & Jasmine <ul><li>Ginger </li></ul><ul><li>One restaurant, interior lounge area, two bars, small boutique and library </li></ul><ul><li>Only 10 cabins so more intimate atmosphere onboard </li></ul><ul><li>Jasmine </li></ul><ul><li>Spacious cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Bigger boat sharing with more people </li></ul><ul><li>Deluxe cabins are located on the top deck and each cabin has a private balcony </li></ul><ul><li>Suites offer Jacuzzi, floor to ceiling glass windows and private balcony </li></ul><ul><li>Meals onboard both boats include an international brunch, Vietnamese lunch and formal dinners </li></ul><ul><li>Sunrise Tai Chi class on deck each morning (both boats) </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Jasmine Bar & Lounge </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Jasmine Suite </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Jasmine Premium </li></ul><ul><li>Jasmine Deluxe & Premium </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Sundeck </li></ul><ul><li>Jasmine Deluxe </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Ginger Deluxe </li></ul><ul><li>Lounge and Bar </li></ul>
  21. 21. Key Selling Points of Indochina Junks <ul><li>‘ Off the beaten track’ cruise route: Bai Tu Long Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Away from most other tourist boats </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility of itinerary on private charters </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent floating village visits </li></ul><ul><li>English speaking customer service manager onboard </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible travel ‘Green Halong Bay’ initiatives </li></ul>
  22. 22. Prince and Princess Junks - Boutique <ul><li>Prince I – 2 cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Prince II – 4 cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Princess – 1 cabin </li></ul>
  23. 23. Prince I & II <ul><li>Sun Deck </li></ul><ul><li>Exterior </li></ul>
  24. 24. Prince I & II
  25. 25. Princess <ul><li>Sun deck </li></ul>
  26. 26. Princess <ul><li>Cabin </li></ul>
  27. 27. 2 Day / 1 Night Itinerary <ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Embark at noon </li></ul><ul><li>Slow cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Cave visit “Thien Canh Son” </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming </li></ul><ul><li>Explore this beautiful area by kayak </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent cuisine and service </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy breakfast whilst cruising Bai Tu Long </li></ul><ul><li>Visit a floating fishing village by traditional row boat </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about daily life here </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive in port around noon </li></ul>
  28. 28. 3 Day / 2 Night Itinerary <ul><li>Day 1 : </li></ul><ul><li>Embark at noon </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy lunch along the way </li></ul><ul><li>Cruise through Bai Tu Long </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2 : </li></ul><ul><li>Continue cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring lagoons by kayak </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming if weather permits </li></ul><ul><li>Either lunch or dinner can be served in a special location </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3 : </li></ul><ul><li>Visit a floating fishing village by traditional row boat </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about life on the water </li></ul><ul><li>Return to port around noon. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Other Indochina Junks <ul><li>Red Dragon: 5 cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Lagoon Explorer: 4 cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Dargon ’s Pearl: 11 cabins </li></ul>
  30. 30. Thank you for your time!