During this year’s cruise season, Montréal welcomed 101,504 international and domestic passengers, surpassing the 100,000-passenger mark for the first time; 10% more than in 2017. In addition, 25,383 crew members visited Montréal, up 11.8% from 22,888 in 2017. In total, 127,087 passengers and crew members converged in Montréal this year, for an overall improvement of 11%.
The season’s highlights include the inaugural sailing on July 27 of the Victory II, operated by Victory Cruise Line, which specializes in river cruises. Other celebrations at the Port of Montreal included welcoming AIDA Cruises’ 80,000th passenger in Montreal, the inaugural visits of the AIDAvita, and visits by Star Pride (Windstar Cruises) and Silver Spirit (Silversea Cruises). To read more visit newswire.ca , November 16,2018