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500 Cruise Ships to Sail into Dubrovnik in 2016

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Some 500 cruise ships are expected to sail into the popular Croatian tourist city of Dubrovnik in 2016…

The cruiser season will start in the middle of March this year, 20 days earlier than last year. The cruiser season will also last longer this year, ending in the middle of December, one month later than 2015.

According to current bookings, at least 491 cruisers will sail into Dubrovnik’s Gruž port in 2016. The 491 cruisers will have a total capacity of around 803,000 passengers. If the forecast is correct, then there will be 3% more cruisers in Dubrovnik in 2016 than there were last year.

3% more cruisers this year to visit Dubrovnik (photo/wiki)

3% more cruisers this year to visit Dubrovnik (photo/wiki)

Three newly built cruisers – ‘Viking sea’, ‘Konigsdam’ and ‘Carnival Vista’ are schedule to arrive this year, bringing the number of new cruiser arrivals in 2016 to 10.

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