CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – March

PRINCE RUPERT : 'AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE' “We are expecting 30 cruise calls this year and the same number of passengers as in 2017, approximately 17,000,” said Brian Friesen, marketing manager at the Prince Rupert Authority. “Last year we had 26 calls and 17,000 passengers, over double what we saw in 2016, which was double

2018-04-09T23:09:11+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – February

NANAIMO CONCENTRATES ON ‘WHITE GLOVE SERVICE’ With 10,366 passengers and 4,450 crew last year, David Mailloux, manager of communications and public affairs for the Nanaimo Port Authority, said he was expecting similar numbers this year. Among the callers will be the Explorer of the Seas, one of the largest ships in the Alaska

2018-02-28T22:55:05+00:00

Has the cruise industry outgrown Vancouver?

This Saturday, three large cruise ships will converge at Canada Place cruise ship terminal bringing some 14,000 passengers (or guests, as we call them) here in a single day to start or finish their cruise vacation. Unfortunately, for guests travelling on three big ship-days like this Saturday, their experience in this beautiful port city may

2017-09-28T23:34:20+00:00

Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016

Vancouver, BC. April 25, 2017 – Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy – and cruise industry spending is increasing at a healthy rate in all three of Canada’s major coastal cruise regions – BC, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Those are among the findings of a new study detailing the economic

2017-07-13T21:00:23+00:00