Celebrity Cruises ‘MV Celebrity Eclipse’ made its first and only call to Dominica for the 2016/2017 cruise season,on 25th December2016, at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth.
TheMV Celebrity Eclipse has gross tonnage of 121,878, and is 1040 ft. long. It has a carrying capacity of 2850 passengers and 1000 crew members. The ship has 17 decks with features including 9 restaurants and food bars, swimming pools, a casino, a theatre, shops, a library, an art gallery where art and glass are auctioned, an Internet café, an Apple product shop, plus the usual amenities.
The ship’s inaugural call was markedwith a welcome reception, which includeda plaque exchange aboard the ship. Government Officials and tourism stakeholders were present to officially welcome the ship’s captain and crew.
A total of one hundred and seventy-three (173) cruise calls are projected for this cruise season. This translates to approximately 313,600 passengers. There are 5 more inaugural calls for the 2016/2017 season, from three (3) different cruise lines.
Last week, Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) sought the cooperation of tourism stakeholders and the public, in ensuring a welcome and enjoyable visit for the MV Celebrity Eclipsecruise visitors, by ask that every effort be made to ensure a safe, friendly, clean and hassle free atmosphere for them.
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