Connect with us

CRUISE NEWS

Boston Cruise Season Kicks Off

Published

on

The arrival of Holland America’s ms Veendam kicked off Boston’s 2016 cruise season last week, which runs through November.

70 percent of travelers taking a Canada/New England cruise from Cruiseport Boston travel there by air, while approximately 95 percent who take a Bermuda cruise or a re-positioning cruise to the Caribbean live within a five-hour drive of Boston.

Boston, primarily a gateway to Canada/New England sailings, will have five ships homeported throughout the year. Over 100 ships calls are scheduled as well as seeing nine maiden calls.

Ships include:

  • Carnival Sunshine
  • Norwegian Dawn
  • ms Veendam
  • ms Rotterdam
  • Serenade of the Seas
  • Anthem of the Seas
  • Viking Star

You can check the full schedule here.

Renovated 

Cruiseport Boston launched a renovation and expansion of its main terminal, which transformed a vintage World War I military warehouse into a 21st century point of departure for ocean-going vacationers. The $11 million makeover tripled the usable space on the third floor to allow for faster processing of passengers embarking or returning from a cruise. It also added vibrant colors, environmentally friendly lighting, new elevators and people movers, and signage giving visitors a sense of place and destinations served.

Have you ever sailed from Boston?

America's trusted voice on cruise vacations. Editor of Cruise Radio and producer/host of Cruise Radio Podcast and CRN audio briefs.

Advertisement
 Cruise Mug

Trending

Send this to a friend
Hi, this may be of interest to you: Boston Cruise Season Kicks Off. This is the link: https://cruiseradio.net/boston-cruise-season-kicks-off/