Port Halifax’s 2022 cruise season boasts with the largest number of passengers

   October 7, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Thursday, October 6, was the busiest day of Port Halifax (Nova Scotia Canada) this season, with the largest number of tourists since the start of the COVID crisis.

The Port handled 4 vessels bringing ~10,000 passengers.

P&O UK's Aurora arrived at 7 am, followed an hour later by RCI-Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas and Vantage Travel's Ocean Explorer (at 10 am) and Enchanted Princess (at 11 am).

On April 26, Halifax NS welcomed its first ship of the cruise season, and the first ship after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID.

By the end of the season, ~150 vessels are booked for berthing/docking, with September and October being the busiest months.

Port of Halifax (Nova Scotia Canada)

Port Halifax expects to see a record-breaking number of cruise ships call at the port city in 2023.

Back in 2019, the cruise industry brought ~US$165 million to Halifax and its surrounding areas.