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Port of Cork is delighted to announce its highly anticipated Cruise Liner Schedule for 2024, showcasing a surge of 23% more vessels expected to visit the Port of Cork this year. The port is set to welcome an impressive 116 cruise vessels between April and November 2024, surpassing the 2023 figure of 94 ships that brought 180,000 passengers to the region. It is estimated that cruise tourism contributes €17 million to the local economy. April 1st marks the beginning of the cruise season with the arrival of the MS Sirena.
Toddy Stafford, President of Cobh & Harbour Chamber, shared his anticipation for the busy year ahead, saying, “The increase in cruise calls this year is a testament to the collaboration between Port of Cork and local stakeholders and businesses. We eagerly anticipate another successful season that will not only boost local trade and tourism through the influx of passengers and crew but also bring a wave of visitors to Cobh to view these majestic cruise ships in Cork Harbour.“
The Port of Cork encourages the public to stay updated on the cruise schedule by visiting www.portofcork.ie/cruise-schedule.