$ 3.2 Bn- Contribution of Cruise Ships to Canada’s Economy in 2016


According to a report, the cruise industry contributed around USD 3.2 billion to Canada’s economy in 2016 and cruise-related spending in Canada also increased by 34% between 2012-2016. Further, the cruise industry generated more than 23,000 direct and indirect jobs in Canada, an increase of 31 per cent since 2012.

Development of cruise tourism benefits local economies.

The 2 nd edition of International Tradeshow for the Maritime & Logistics ecosystem - Maritime Nation India 2017, brings together potential cruise travellers, travel agents, cruise lines, cruise infrastructure and service providers, with a dedicated conference on cruise infrastructure. The tradeshow has already received support from the minister of shipping, the chief minister of Maharashtra and Industry bodies like Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), Travel Agents Associations of India and will bring together every facet of ”Cruise infrastructure”, and features conversations with the industry’s key speakers and an industry keynote.

The previous edition of Maritime Nation India 2016 brought over 2000 industry professionals, 60 eminent speakers, and 40 exhibitors from 10 countries and the 2017 edition, promises a significantly larger participation.

Join us at Maritime Nation India 2017 on 14-16 September, a platform to meet potential clients to benefit from the rapidly emerging maritime and cruise industry in South Asia.

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Then there is the other side of the story, the side not written by cruise industry hacks.