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NEW WAVE Cruise Arrivals Swell By 18%

Wednesday August 15, 2018

NEW WAVE Cruise Arrivals Swell By 18%

Arrivals by air may be flagging, but the number of cruise passengers visiting Lanzarote swelled by 18% during the first half of 2018….

Whilst Lanzarote appears to have reached peak popularity with plane passengers the island is enjoying a new wave of maritime visitors, according to figures just released by Arrecife’s Port Authority.

Their latest report reveals that the island welcomed an additional 33,000 cruise passengers during the first half of this year versus the same period in 2017, an increase of 18%.

March was the busiest month during this period, as a total of 57,829 visitors docked at Arrecife, whilst February witnessed the largest percentage growth of 49%.

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