Press Release

Dominica Prepares for 8,000 Visitors with Two Cruise Ships Arriving

The MV AIDAdiva and MSC Seaside to Dock Simultaneously, Bringing Thousands of Visitors to Dominica

Dominica is set to extend a warm welcome to over eight thousand (8,000) cruise passengers on Monday, January 29, 2024. The MV AIDAdiva, with a passenger capacity of three thousand two hundred and fifty-six (3,256), and the MSC Seaside, accommodating up to five thousand one hundred and seventy-nine (5,179) guests, will dock at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth and Woodbridge Bay Port, respectively.

In the ongoing 2023/2024 cruise season, Dominica proudly reports that one hundred (100) cruise vessels have already visited, bringing a total of one hundred forty-four thousand seven hundred and eighty-six (144,786) visitors. Of these, one hundred two thousand six hundred and forty (102,640) visitors disembarked to explore, with fifty-eight thousand three hundred and nine (58,309) participating in organized tours.

Notably, Dominica has also been honored with inaugural visits from eleven (11) distinguished vessels, such as MSC Explora 1, MV Carnival Venezia, Le Bellot, MV Marella Voyager, MS Vista, MS Borealis, MV Celebrity Beyond, SY Sea Cloud Spirit, MV Aida Mar, MV Costa Fortuna and MV Azzurra. 

The committed team of tourism service providers, ranging from knowledgeable tour operators and friendly taxi drivers to enthusiastic vendors and experienced tour guides, stands ready to ensure that every moment spent on the island is cherished and memorable. Their dedication is fundamental in guaranteeing a safe and enjoyable visit for all cruise visitors.

The Discover Dominica Authority, the driving force behind the island’s tourism industry, urges everyone’s cooperation to create an unforgettable experience for these guests.

For more information on Dominica, contact Discover Dominica Authority at 767 448 2045. Or, visit Dominica’s official website. See Dominica’s Updates on the tourism sector post-Hurricane Maria.
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