Sunday, 27 September 2020

Costa Rica’s Cruise Ship Season Begins With The Arrival of the Carnival Legend

Cruise ship passengers arriving at Puntarenas. Photo: ICT
Cruise ship passengers arriving at Puntarenas. Photo: ICT

COSTA RICA TRAVEL – The cruise liner season in the Costa Rican Pacific began with the arrival Sunday of the Carnival Legend, with a capacity of 2.680 passengers and 930 crew.

The ship docked for a few hours at Puntarenas.

The Carnival Legen is operated by Carnival Cruise Line, making stops in Cartagena (Colombia), Puntarenas (Costa Rica) and San Lucas (Mexico).

- paying the bills -

According to a survey conducted by the Instituto Costarricense de Turimso (ICT) – Costa Rica’s tourism board, for the 2012-2013 season, almost 80% of the cruise passengers arriving in Puntarenas travelled in pairs, spending an average of US$63 per person and mainly from the United States and Canada.

To attract more cruise ships the ICT is implementing programs that include music, fashion and dance in coastal areas, with quality of products and added value services at the country’s ports, explained ICT head Wilhelm von Breymann.

Another objective of the ICT is provide enterpreneurship opportunities for local businesses in the tourism industry.

- paying the bills -
- paying the bills -
Rico
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Government’s scare tactic!?!!

The government tries to scare with a "campaign of fear" to...

El Salvador: woman jailed over miscarriage freed

(Q24N) Authorities in El Salvador on Wednesday, September 23, released a...

MOST READ

Ebais technicians will be going door to door to try to contain the pandemic

(QCOSTARICA) Going door to door, almost 1,500 primary care technicians working in Ebáis clinics across the country will return to the streets, in an...

“They say the taxes are temporary”

The illustration confirms the sentiment of most, not believing that the new taxes being proposed by the government are temporary. The man, "They say the...

Costa Rica ranked 13th in best countries for gender equality

(QCOSTARICA) First published in 2006 by the World Economic Forum, the Global Gender Gap Index measures gender equality in 153 countries by tracking and ranking...

Why is the ‘Aguila’ on its head? The marketing idea that confused Costa Ricans

(QCOSTARICA) You may or may not have noticed by the 'aguila', the iconic eagle logo of the Imperial beer brand, has been seen with...

Allison Bonilla case: OIJ did not find anything in an alleged grave located by the search team

(QCOSTARICA) An inspection with a dog trained to detect human remains, allowed the Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) to rule out finding the remains of...

More than half a million lightning strikes have struck this year in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) The lightning count that fell on Costa Rica this year already exceeds half a million, as confirmed by the atmospheric discharge network of...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.