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,

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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

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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

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