Yearly Archives: 2017

Port of Halifax experiences record-breaking cruise year 2017

November 24, 2017, Halifax, NS – The Port of Halifax welcomed over 292-thousand cruise guests during the 2017 cruise season. This year saw 292,722 guests arriving on 173 cruise vessels, making 2017 the busiest cruise year for the Port of Halifax so far. “It was an incredible year for cruise

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Schedule of public viewing locations for Queen Mary 2 departure from Halifax

August 9, 2017, Halifax, NS – An evening sail away for the Queen Mary 2 is scheduled to take place in the Port of Halifax. Following a day of celebrations commemorating the Third Annual Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity to former Prime Minister Paul Martin on August

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First cruise vessel to arrive April 24

April 21, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2017 Halifax cruise season will officially start April 24 at 4:15 p.m. with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel. This cruise ship will first berth at Lunenburg at 7 a.m. and will depart for Halifax at noon. With 173

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Port of Halifax anticipating busiest cruise season to date

January 26, 2017, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2017 cruise season in Halifax will be the busiest to date. A record number of passenger visits and vessel calls will get underway on April 24, 2017 with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel. “We are very excited about

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Canadian port cities anticipate influx of cruise visitors this summer

Monday, January 9, 2017 – Canadian port cities expect to get an economic boost this summer from an influx of cruise visitors attracted by a low loonie and the country’s 150th birthday celebrations. Links to feature by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press: CBC News CTV News Local Xpress The Global &

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