Cruise Industry Surpasses $100 Million Mark for the First Time in Atlantic Canada

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Press Releases

April 25, 2017 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) – The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) is very pleased to report that direct spending by the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada in 2016 totalled $102 million. These details come from a recent study titled, “The Economic Contribution of the International Cruise Industry in Canada 2016.” The report details the economic impact of the cruise industry as a whole in Canada for 2016 and shows that Atlantic Canada is a premier cruise destination with unique port destinations that offer the thrill of discovery, the tranquility of nature and welcoming people.

Strong 2016 Cruise Season starts April 30 in Atlantic Canada

on Friday, 29 April 2016. Posted in Press Releases

April 29, 2016 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) – The 2016 cruise season gets underway in Atlantic Canada this weekend with the arrival of the Holland America Veendam in Halifax on April 30, Sydney on May 1, and Charlottetown on May 2.

The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) is forecasting approximately 611,000 passengers will visit Atlantic Canada in during the 2016 cruise season. This is an increase from 550,651 in 2015.

Mission Statement

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association is a regional partnership leading growth and development of the cruise industry to enhance Atlantic Canada's market position.

Growth of the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada provides broad economic benefit to the Atlantic Canada region through the growth of port infrastructure to meet the needs of the cruise industry and through strategic marketing partnerships.

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