Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is set for its biggest year ever in 2014, 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 60,000+ passengers from around the world who will be coming ashore to explore Liverpool in 2014.
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Press Release Courtesy of Liverpool Echo
Cunard Line has released an extra 150th berths to meet the demand for its first transatlantic crossing from Liverpool since 1968.
As part of Cunard’s 175th anniversary celebrations to mark being founded in Liverpool , its giant transatlantic liner and flagship, RMS Queen Mary 2, will sail from the city to Halifax, Nova Scotia; Boston, Mass; and New York, on July 4, 2015.
Maritime Liverpool, the city in which the first passenger cruise ship departed, is to host the Telegraph’s first regional Cruise Show.
The event follows the successful launch of the Telegraph Cruise Show in London at the start of the year and will take place at the Echo Arena on October 11 and 12 of this year.
Liverpool Cruise Terminal, in conjunction with Liverpool Seafarers Centre will this coming summer season have a ‘Crew Welcome Desk’ located within the Cruise Terminal.
LIVERPOOL’S new cruise season starts next week, Tuesday 11 March and passengers will be greeted by ‘sheep ahoy’ – a specially commissioned Superlambanana.
With thousands of passengers set to call into the Liverpool during an amazing seven months of visits, this year is set, once again, to be a huge success for the city.
The largest ‘Jack-up’ barge in the world will make an impromptu visit to Liverpool Cruise Terminal today to take on board stores and refuel.