Dominica expects to welcome the MV Thomson Dream of Thomson Cruises on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth.
This is the only call that the ship will make to Dominica during the 2010/2011 cruise season.
This liner is 243 meters long with a GRT of 55,000. The passenger capacity is 1,506 with 600 crew members.
Prior to its call to Dominica, the ship is scheduled to sail to Antigua. From Dominica the ship sails to Barbados.
A welcome ceremony is expected to take place aboard the ship at 10: 00 a.m. 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