MV Queen Elizabeth to make call to Dominica

MV Queen Elizabeth. * Photo credit: cruise-australia.net

Dominica expects to welcome the MV Queen Elizabeth of Cunard Cruises on Monday, December 27, 2010 at the Woodbridge Bay Pier.

This is the only call that the ship will make to Dominica during the 2010/2011 cruise season.

This liner is 963 feet long with a GRT in 70,327.  The passenger capacity is  1791 with 921 crew.

A welcome ceremony is expected to take place aboard the ship at 9 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 546,487 cruise passengers (275 cruise ship calls) visited Dominica during the 2009/2010 cruise ship season. Approximately 237 cruise ships are expected to call at Dominica during the 2010/2011 season, bringing nearly 451,141 visitors to the island.

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8 Comments

  1. MangoSweet
    December 27, 2010

    I know that the Queen Mary has been here several times before, but is this the inaugural visit of the Queen Elizabeth?

  2. Dominican in the BVI
    December 27, 2010

    don’t worry people , when one door close the other open. thats a true saying.

  3. jade
    December 26, 2010

    People be on your best behavior especially the taxi drivers. If the word spreads around that we are a respectful and welcoming country others might follow.

  4. bobby brown
    December 25, 2010

    i hope that taxi drivers conduct them self properly

  5. naturelover
    December 25, 2010

    Wow that is a big one on our shores,hope they spend lotrs of $$$$$$,,vongrats to all who make it possible—one more for SKEWO HA,HA

  6. Anonymous
    December 24, 2010

    This ship has been rated as one of the best in the world according to the travel channel. Luxury at its finest. Go D/ca!!

  7. Anonymous
    December 24, 2010

    Oh, it’s actually the brand new MV Elizabeth 3!

  8. Anonymous
    December 24, 2010

    Is this the same boat that was converted to a floating hotel, and stationed in the middle east region?

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