Cruise activity in the Port of Barcelona generates €796m in annual revenue, contributes €413m to the GDP of Catalunya and supports 6,759 jobs. These are among the key findings of an in-depth study carried out by Jordi Suriñach, professor of applied economy at the University of Barcelona.
Carnival Cruise Line continues to expand its presence at the Port of New Orleans and expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from the Crescent City this year. Additionally, Carnival estimates that in 2016 it will carry its three millionth passenger at the port since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Taiwan’s transport ministry expects cruise passenger numbers to rise by nearly 8% this year.
Royal Caribbean International signed a multimillion-dollar marketing collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group which will promote cruises from Singapore and cast a wide net for fly-cruise passengers.
The value-added cruise business is currently worth NZ$436.05m and supports 8,365 jobs with history-making growth forecast, delegates at Cruise New Zealand’s third annual conference in Auckland on Friday were told by gm Raewyn Tan.
A Mexico focus, opening remarks by Micky Arison, a keynote address by Karl Holz, the biggest Caribbean cruise economic impact study ever done, a table tennis challenge for charity by Adam Goldstein—all are highlights of this year's Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference & Trade Show. Cozumel hosts the Oct. 5-9 event.
Higher containerized cargo and passenger volumes at Port Everglades helped to increase the number of jobs and economic activity in Florida over the past fiscal year, according to a newly released report by maritime research company Martin Associates.
'Family Art Day' at the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal will officially kick off Cruiseport Boston's 2015 season on Saturday. The festivity, coinciding with Veendam's Bermuda embarkation, also has a Bermuda theme.