Cruise ship arrivals set Jamaican record

On Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Jamaica had a record nine cruise ships calling at its four main cruise ports. Three ships entered or left Ocho Rios and three in Montego Bay. Two docked in Falmouth; and, one in Port Antonio.

Reported estimates are that there were some 20,000 cruise passengers in Jamaican cruise ports on that day.

“We’ve never had more than seven ships in a day,” was the response from a tourism official. []

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