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Port of Halifax to bid “bon voyage” to final cruise vessel of 2016

October 27, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The final vessel of the 2016 Halifax cruise season, the Royal Caribbean International Serenade of the Seas, is scheduled to arrive Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Highlights of the 2016 cruise

Port of Halifax receives top-rated cruise destination award

September 19, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Port of Halifax has been recognized as a top rated Canada-US cruise destination by Cruise Critic. The 2016 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards announced by Cruise Critic list the Port of Halifax as

New Video – Grand opening of Ambassatours Gray Line’s new corporate head quarters and maintenance service centre

June 22, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – Ambassatours Gray Line, the region’s largest and most diverse tour company, today revealed its highly-anticipated, purpose-built corporate office and maintenance service centre in Halifax’s north end. “Two years ago we significantly expanded our fleet,

First cruise vessel to arrive in Halifax April 30, 2016

April 29, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2016 Halifax cruise season will officially start April 30 at 9 a.m. with the arrival of the Veendam, a Holland America Line vessel, at the Port of Halifax. With 135 vessels carrying approximately

Port of Halifax anticipating larger vessels, more passengers in 2016

February 24, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2016 cruise season at the Port of Halifax will begin on April 30, 2016 with the arrival of the Veendam, a Holland America Line vessel. “This is a wonderful way to start

Halifax Port Authority releases final cruise numbers for 2015

November 23, 2015 – Halifax, NS – Over 222-thousand passengers visited the Port of Halifax during the cruise season. This year, the Port of Halifax welcomed 141 vessel calls with 222,309 passengers onboard from April 27 to November 2, 2015.

Halifax cruise calls to arrive early due to anticipated weather event

September 30, 2015, Halifax, N.S. – A major weather event is expected for Halifax and the surrounding area starting sometime this evening, September 30, 2015 and continuing well into October 1, 2015. A rainfall warning has been issued by Environment

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

July 9, 2015, Halifax, NS – Following a day of celebrations commemorating the 175th anniversary of the first Cunard vessel transatlantic crossing on July 10, 2015, a special sendoff will take place in Halifax harbour. The Queen Mary 2 will

2015 Cruise Season is Underway

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) – Media Release April 27, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia – With the arrival of the Phoenix Reisen vessel Amadea to Halifax this morning, the 2015 cruise season is officially underway in Atlantic Canada. The Atlantic

Cruise season sails into Halifax

Monday, April 20, 2015 – The Halifax Port Authority is expecting a record year for tourism in 2015. With one week to go before the first cruise ship docks, Lane Farguson of the Port Authority talks about the economic impact