cruisesHeritage CruisesThe Lux GroupVietnam The Lux Group will launch Vietnam’s first artful boutique cruise in the Gulf of Tonkin and on the Red River, Vietnam in May 2019. Already operating in Vietnam’s Nha Trang Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, under the five-star Emperor Cruises brand, Heritage Cruises, a member of the Lux Group, will launch its first boutique cruise in the Cat Ba Archipelago. To complement the launch announcement the Group has also unveiled a new Heritage Cruises website and first cruise photos. Heritage Cruises will offer authentic experiences for 40 guests with amenities including a luxury spa, movie under the stars, two restaurants, indoor and outdoor lounges, pool bar and swimming pool and 20 suites with picture windows offering river and ocean views.“Like boutique hotels, boutique cruises are characterised by their intimate atmosphere and idiosyncratic style. They distinguish themselves from larger chain cruises by offering personalised attention and stylish, themed accommodation and a story to tell. We want to create memorable moments that focus on the local culture and arts encountered on the way.” said Pham Ha, CEO of Heritage Cruises.