Ahead of Banana Coast's first mega-ship call, Norwegian Jewel on Wednesday, the mayor of Trujillo, Honduras, expressed his enthusiasm for cruise tourism and what his city can offer visitors.
The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's conference and trade show in St. Maarten was its largest and most successful in the event's 21-year history, the organizers said.
The Caribbean is missing from a Cruise Lines International Association list of 'hot destinations,' attendees at the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten were told.
Cruise ships are 'very important' to the recovery of Cabo San Lucas following Hurricane Odile, Mexico Undersecretary of Tourism Carlos Joaquín González said Tuesday. He noted Cabo draws about half a million cruisers annually.