Santander receives 3,700 tourists aboard the ‘Britannia’

About 3,700 tourists have arrived on Thursday in Santander aboard the ‘Britannia’, the largest cruise in the history of the city. Consigned by Perez & Cia, the ship landed in the morning at the Muelle de Raos 5, which is its first stop in the Cantabrian capital, with 3,662 passengers, mostly British, accompanied by a […]

A European project brings together agents from Malaga to explore sustainable alternatives on cruises

The port of Málaga participates as a partner, through Málagaport, in the European project Interreg MED LOCATIONS (Low-Carbon Transport in Cruise Destination Cities), financed with Feder Funds and whose objective is to offer transport alternatives with low carbon emissions in the Cruise tourism destinations. In this frame of study, which began in 2017, the Port […]

MSC Cruises raises more than 8 million for UNICEF

MSC Cruises has announced this Tuesday, May 8, that to date has raised more than 8 million euros for UNICEF thanks to the contributions of its passengers. The funds raised are used to supply malnourished children with ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) such as Plumpy ‘Nut. For the time being, more than 6.5 million RUTF envelopes […]

The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife closes the season 2017/2018 with 670,000 cruise passengers, 41% more

The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has closed the 2017/2018 season with provisional figures of 310 stopovers of cruise ships, 57 more than in the previous season, and 670,000 cruise passengers, 41% more than in the previous period. In addition, 995,000 cruisers and 565 stopovers were registered in all the facilities of the province, […]

Cruises demand more support from tourist destinations

Spain surpasses France as the fourth cruise ship issuer market in Europe The national director of CLIA Spain, the association that groups the cruise industry in our country, Alfredo Serrano, calls for greater support to cruise ports by tourist destinations as it ensures that “the greatest beneficiaries of the cruise activity it’s the cities themselves. […]

Carnival Corporation inaugurates its second cruise terminal in the port of Barcelona

The company Carnival Corporation inaugurated its second cruise terminal in the port of Barcelona on Saturday, which joins the existing Palacruceros terminal to receive ships from eight of the company’s worldwide cruise line brands. During the opening ceremony, the company announced that “Helix cruise center” will be the name of the new terminal of 12,500 […]