Thursday, December 13, 2018 / by Leon Zhivelev
This past Sunday, it is estimated that roughly 52,000 passengers either departed or arrived back to the port, the highest single-day ridership to date.
The Allure of the Seas (Royal Carribean), Empress of the Seas (Royal Caribbean), Oceania Riviera (Oceania Cruises), Norwegian Getaway (Norwegian Cruise Line), MSC Divina (MSC Cruises), San Gwann (FRS Carribean), Disney Magic (Disney Cruise Line), Carnival Magic (Carnival Cruise Lines) & Carnival Horizon (Carnival Cruise Lines) were the 9 ships in port on the historic day at PortMiami.
Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Carlos A. Gimenez, said:
“I want to welcome all cruise visitors to Miami-Dade County and encourage them to explore all that our community has to offer. Cruise passengers are essential to the continued growth and development of the tourism industry in Miami-Dade and contribute millions of dollars to our local economy annually. That includes air travel, hotel nights, entertainment and shopping.”