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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 ...

Dominicans to increase private planes visits

Dominicans to increase private planes visits

Four Dominican Government agencies intend to increase the visits by private planes for tourism in the country, as a way to contribute to president Danilo Medina’s announced goal of attracting at least 10 million foreigners per year. Airports Department director Marino Collante, on Fri. said Dominican officials signed an agreement ...

German Eurowings Airline Opens New Routes to Cuba

German Eurowings Airline Opens New Routes to Cuba

The German Eurowings airline is currently opening two new routes to Cuba, with weekly charter flights from the cities of Munich and Düsseldorf to Abel Santamaría International Airport in Santa Clara, in the central region of the island. The operation, together with the FTI Touristik tour operator, will have the ...

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, a popular Caribbean cruise destination

Point of View: Cuba, a popular Caribbean cruise destination

By Vivian Bustamante Molina, Granma International More than 800,000 cruise passengers visited Cuba last year, a figure that reaffirms the sustained growth of this sector. A total of 17 international cruise lines, with some 25 ships, currently operate in the country, including some of the most recognized worldwide, such as ...