Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is set for its biggest year ever in 2015, with a raft of major ships making their inaugural call to the city.
As lines such as Cunard, Celebrity and Princess sail into the city, Liverpool truly is on the global cruise map. Its popularity can be seen in the 80,000+ passengers from around the world who will be coming ashore to explore Liverpool in 2015.
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Liverpool Cruise Terminal looks set for a record breaking year in 2015 as 54 cruise ships are scheduled to berth there, bringing with them more than 80,000 international visitors to the city.
Many of these, ranging from new vessels and cruise lines will be making their inaugural calls along the Mersey to the historic port.
For the second year, Liverpool has been named the UK’s best port of call by the world’s largest cruise review website.
‘Cruise Critic’ – sister site of ‘Trip Advisor’ – has named Liverpool as the ‘Best UK Port of Call’, choosing the city based on the fact so many attractions are within walking distance of the terminal.
Business is flourishing in Liverpool. The city is riding high after the success of the International Festival for Business, the spectacular return of Royal de Lux’s Giants and Liverpool’s International Music Festival.
Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) who were the first company to use the new Liverpool Cruise Terminal will be back cruising from the port next year.
Following the announcement today that the company has acquired another ship Magellan, it has enabled the company to introduce their ship Azores with a varied itinerary programme from Liverpool in the Summer. Special ‘Buy one get one free – BOGOF’ deals have been introduced on these new cruises for bookings made before 12 December 2014.
Telegraph Events are delighted to announce that the first Liverpool Cruise Show, which took place from the 11th – 12th October at the Echo Arena was a huge success, with 5,889 visitors attending the two-day event.
Exhibitors were extremely pleased with the event and are already confirming space for the 2015 show on 17-18 October.