The new route will expose The Bahamas to new visitors allowing for greater market penetration and will operate weekly on Saturdays.
The Cruise Lines International Association’s (Clia) original prediction for last year was 24.2 million passengers, but now the forecast is put up to 25.8 million.
Civil Aviation Board (JAC) president Luis Ernesto Camilo said there were more than 1.2 million passengers to the various tourist destinations in April on over 9,000 flights, or 12.4% higher compared to April 2016.
Iberia and the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, signed an agreement to promote Costa Rica to the Italian market.
Cruise lines have had plans for Cuba for years, and they’re finally getting to try those out. There are two big unknowns now: Will cruise passengers be interested in the island for the long term, and will the powers in Washington make it easier or more difficult to visit?
The 2016-2017 cruise season had barely started and, throughout this period, the arrival of German ships and tourists to the Caribbean basin has been the object of news coverage.