CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – November

DOLPHIN EXTENSION AT OGDEN POINT CRUISE TERMINAL TO SUPPORT VANCOUVER ISLAND TOURISM AND ECONOMIC GROWTH  Investing in trade and transportation infrastructure is critical to boosting tourism, helping businesses move their goods to domestic and international markets efficiently, and building a strong economic future for all Canadians. Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the

2018-11-30T22:31:34+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – October

VICTORIA OGDEN POINT CRUISE TERMINAL WRAPS SUCCESSFUL CRUISE SEASON  The final cruise ship call at the Ogden Point Cruise Terminal in Victoria, BC took place on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) welcomed close to 640,000 passengers and 260,000 crew on 250 ship calls. A highlight of the season

2018-11-14T23:12:19+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – September

VANCOUVER WELCOMES LARGEST SHIP TO DATE NORWEGIAN BLISS The Norwegian Bliss is one of the world’s biggest cruise ships and making its only Vancouver stop September 30th. The enormous ocean liner has made round trip voyages to Alaska all summer long, the ship docked at Canada Place early in the morning on Sunday,

2018-10-05T22:21:53+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – August

CANADA'S MINISTER OF TOURISM VISITS VANCOUVER'S CANADA PLACE  On August 20th, the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism toured Canada Place Cruise Terminal and was welcomed on-board the Disney Wonder. On August 21st the Minister joined speakers from Tourism Vancouver, Destination British Columbia, Rocky Mountaineer and Indigenous Tourism BC at a Vancouver Board

2018-09-10T18:10:35+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – July

PACIFIC NORTHWEST ECONOMIC REGION SUMMIT 2018 Over 500 regional business leaders, legislators, and key decision makers attended the PNWER Annual Summit July 22 - 26 in Spokane, exploring shared challenges in the region, discuss best practices, promote regional relationships, and develop an action plan for addressing these challenges in the coming year. For

2018-08-08T20:15:59+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – June

BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN THE CITY OF VICTORIA  Grade 4 and 5 students from the James Bay Community School  recently got a first hand look at the cruise ships that visit Ogden Point. Hosted by Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas and the Grand Princess students, teachers and accompanying parents visited the bridge

2018-07-26T22:57:17+00:00

CLIA-NWC Hawaii Newsletter – June 2018

PILOTAGE A HAWAIIAN TRADITION - INTERVIEW PRESIDENT TOM HEBERLE Centuries ago Hawaiians began serving as pilots for visiting vessels helping by providing local knowledge of Hawaii’s coastline.  According to an article from Hawaii Ocean Industry and Shipping News, the first record of Hawaiians serving as pilots comes from an account written by a captain

2018-06-12T16:56:45+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – May

VANCOUVER WELCOMES 25 MILLIONTH CRUISE PASSENGER The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosted a celebration to welcome the 25 millionth cruise passenger through the Port of Vancouver on Wednesday May 23. The event featured the presentation of a special gift to the lucky passenger to commemorate the milestone occasion, and included remarks by the

2018-06-04T21:09:41+00:00

CLIA North West & Canada Cruise News – April

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE CELEBRATES 145TH ANNIVERSARY  Holland America Line celebrated its 145th anniversary on April 18, 2018. The company started as the shipping and passenger line Netherlands-American Steamship Company in 1873 and today sails to over 400 ports around the world, sailing to all seven continents. Within 25 years of its founding, the

2018-05-15T18:43:58+00:00

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