Tourism boost with 117 cruise ships to arrive in Belfast in 2018

Published on 2nd March 2018

Cruise Belfast has confirmed details of its 2018 cruise schedule, heralding another record cruise season for Belfast and Northern Ireland with 117 ships expected to dock in Belfast Harbour, bringing more than 200,000 visitors to Northern Ireland.

25% more ships are booked to arrive in Belfast Harbour compared to last year including, eight new Cruise Lines which have added Belfast to their itineraries, joining the cruise industry’s leading operators Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Cunard.   The City is also becoming increasingly popular with ‘Exploration and Adventure’ ships which operate at the luxury end of the market.

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