Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas will arrive in Cartagena, Columbia on Monday with about two thousand foreign tourists at the opening of the season 2010 -2011.
Royal Caribbean chose Cartagena as the city that will be the opening of the 2010-2011 season of the boat. Proexport reported that for the cruise season, which runs until May 2011, is expected to arrive in Cartagena of 208 boats with about 500 thousand tourists.
Proexport reported, the arrival of the vessel continues to consolidate at the Colombian Caribbean as a destination inevitable in the international cruise.
"In 2007 we reached our ports, vessels 99 126 000 890 passengers in 2008 with 228 vessels landed 161 thousand 221 tourists and last year we had 218 346 000 693 cruise tourists," revealed the President of Proexport, María Claudia Lacouture.
For this cruise season, which runs until May 2011, awaiting the arrival of 208 ships with about 500,000 tourists, whose presence in the Heroic City will leave about 40 million dollars in profits for the region.
After his stop in Cartagena, the Grandeur of the Seas will sail the next day to Santa Marta. There Proexport and the Port Society of the city will welcome the passengers with typical regional groups and invited to tour the sights of the capital of Magdalena.