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Increased Marine Expansion

Increased Marine Expansion

Caribbean nations are seeing an increase in the number of tourists arriving by yacht, cruise liner and maritime vessels, according to a study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. To accommodate this future trend, expansion of ports, docking facilities, piers and anchoring stations are critical to ...

It’s official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

It's official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

World cruise industry is expected to attract 30 million passengers in 2019 compared with 28.2 million in 2018, and 17 million in 2009, according to the Secretary General of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Tom Boardley.Mr. Trends in cruises and foresaw great growth prospects for the sector while delivering the ...

Regional Cruise Ship Event is Being Held in Costa Rica for the First Time

Regional Cruise Ship Event is Being Held in Costa Rica for the First Time

Costa Rica hosting the Central American Cruise Conference for the first time from May 22 through May 24. The biannual event, organized by the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), has the participation of 250 cruise industry professionals and 16 executives from the world’s leading cruise lines. Source: The Costa ...

Dominica received 170 cruise in season

Dominica received 170 cruise in season

Throughout the 2018/2019 cruise season, Dominica received a total of 170 cruise calls carrying 252,500 passengers compared to 28 cruise calls and 18,378 passengers in the 2017/18 cruise season. Cruise passenger arrivals fell short of the last normal cruise season (pre Hurricane Maria) by only 4%. Dominica’s major cruise sites ...

Florida Cruise Association briefed on new Panama Cruise Terminal

Florida Cruise Association briefed on new Panama Cruise Terminal

Representatives of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association were in Panama to learn about the new Panama Cruise Terminal, whose construction is well underway on the Pacific side of the country. Minister of Maritime Affairs Jorge Barakat Pitty, together with deputy minister Alejandro Agustín Moreno and the general director of Ports and ...

Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Source: Xinhua Cuba is taking steps to boost cruise tourism, which has become an important contribution to the country’s industry. According to industry consultant Jose Luis Perello, in 2018, Cuba received 4,732,280 international visitors with about 18 percent of them traveled by sea. Now, some 25 cruise ships of 17 ...