Panama Foresees Excellent Cruise Season

During the next season that starts in October 15, 180 cruise ships will anchor in the Colon 2000 terminal.

Monday, September 20, 2010

For the current nine-month season (October-10 June-11) two cruise ships will depart from this terminal: the Ocean Dream, by Spanish company Pullmantur, and the Grandeur of the Seas, by Royal Caribbean.

"It is foreseen that 85 thousand passengers (mostly foreigners) will depart from the Colón terminal. This will represent 35,000 additional tourists compared to last season, when 50,000 people boarded cruise ships here. This volume of tourists generated close to $55 million in revenue”, published Prensa.com.

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Royal Caribbean Begins Season in Panama

November 2010

With 2.000 passengers on board, the first Royal Caribbean cruise of the season departed from the port of Colón.

For the 2010-2011 season, which ends next June, about 85 thousand passengers are expected, generating revenues of about $ 72 million.

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Panama Increases Cruise Ship Offer

November 2010

A new Royal Caribbean cruise will depart on Sundays from the terminal in Colon.

This is the Grandeur of the Seas, which will begin a schedule of 20 departures every day starting Sunday April 24th.

"Eliany Caballero, Panamanian company Grand Tour which represents the cruise line, said they now have 3-years experience in the operation of the Home Port," Pa-Digital.com.pa published.

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