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May 13, 2014

Barcelona expects 1.5 million passengers of cruise ships

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Barcelona expects 1.5 million passengers of cruise ships

The Sea Port of Barcelona continues to be one of the most popular in Europe and the Mediterranean, as evidenced by projections on its activities in 2014. The peak season of cruise liners, which have in its route the Catalan capital, begins with 517 scheduled stops until October 2014. Moreover, in 2014 the main Catalan seaport will receive the biggest and most luxurious cruise ships in the world.

Whenever it is talked about Barcelona and tourism, and commercial or economic impacts of travelers on city life , more people are turning their attention to the sea port of Barcelona, since no one can deny the obvious fact that 2.6 million cruise passengers pro year become a decisive factor in the popularity of tourism in Catalan capital and even the most important factor for high occupancy of hotels in the city.

The management of seaport destines all its efforts on maintaining the importance of the port and its activities throughout the year, but the weather conditions dictate their rules, namely that the most high season is from mid- May to October each year. And this year, this season seems to be more than optimistic – with a forecast of 1.5 million cruise passengers till October. In addition, a clear sign of returning confidence in Catalan port is the appearance this year of new cruise ships and companies, which previously have not entered the Catalan waters.

Information sources from the seaport Barcelona believe that this year will be significant in the rapid rise of activity , which allowed Barcelona to establish itself as the number one cruise port in Europe and the fourth largest seaport in the world. Confirms these facts the coming in September in Barcelona of the world's largest cruise ship “Oasis of the Seas” of company Royal Caribbean, with a capacity for 6,318 passengers and 2,384 crew members. And the arrivals of numerous smaller, but more luxurious, vessels that are increasingly stay in the Catalan capital, or even start your journey here. Moreover, the holding in the city in September of the fair “Seatrade Med”, the second largest trade fair after Miami, dedicated to cruise sector.

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