Dominica expects to welcome the MV Quest of Adventure of Saga Cruises on Saturday December 29, 2012 at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth.
This will be the ship’s only call to Dominica during the 2012/2013 cruise season.
This liner is 164 meters long with a GRT of 18,591. The Passenger capacity is 602, with 220 crew members.
The ship is scheduled to sail to Antigua prior to calling in at Dominica. From Dominica the ship sails to St. Vincent.
A welcome ceremony is expected to take place aboard the ship at 11: 00 am. Government Officials, tourism stakeholders and representatives from the Discover Dominica Authority will be present to officially welcome the ship’s captain and crew.
Cruise tourism is a major component of Dominica’s growing tourism sector. A total of 297,626 cruise passengers (194 cruise ship calls) visited Dominica during the 2011/2012 cruise ship season. Approximately 159 cruise ships are expected to call at Dominica during the 2012/2013 season, bringing nearly 230,000 visitors to the island.