Incoming 2016, a good year for Boracay cruise tourism

November 19, 2015 11:41 am 

BORACAY Island, Aklan, Nov 18 — The Aklan provincial government considers the incoming year 2016 to be a good year for cruise ship tourism in this resort island with a vessel bringing the biggest number of tourists onboard so far.

Niven Maquirang, Caticlan jetty port administrator, said that a Celebrity Cruise Ship is expected to bring in more than 2, 000 tourists coming from all over the world in Boracay by 2016.

Maquirang announced this to the local media covering the plaque exchanging ceremony on the arrival of the M/S Silver Shadow Cruise Tuesday afternoon in Boracay island.

The said cruise ship carried more than 400 tourists with crew members.

"We thank the Department of Tourism for promoting Boracay along with Metro Manila and Palawan as a cruise ship tourism destination of the Philippines in South East Asia," said Maquirang.

The Jetty Port administration said that around 10 cruise ships visit Boracay every year.

Different cruise ship companies have decided on embarking in Boracay journey because this resort island is famous all over the world.(PNA)

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