News From Newsletter November 2016

Costa Brava Cruise Ports

The Costa Brava’s cruise port season comes to an end with 41,300 cruise passengers and a 6% growth forecast in the Mediterranean in the coming years.

Ports de la Generalitat takes stock of the cruise activity at Girona’s Palamós and Roses ports. Marketed under the Costa Brava Cruise Ports brand, together the ports welcomed 38 cruise ships –33 in Palamós and five in Roses– and 41,300 passengers between tourists and crew –40,300 in Palamós a thousand in Roses.

Eight new ships stopped over in the Palamós port this year, while the cruise ship Serenissima had a two-day call of port in Roses for the first time this year.

The Costa Brava cruise ports season was characterised by premium tourism companies seeking unique, singular destinations like the Costa Brava.

The Costa Brava Cruise Ports promotional season also ends with the brand’s participation at the International Cruise Summit 2016. This two-day trade fair was celebrated in Madrid on 22 and 23 November and focuses on the future of industry, the perfect opportunity for the brand to hold a series of meetings with representatives from several companies. Experts speaking at the fair announced an estimated 6% growth in the Mediterranean in the coming years.

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