According to the 2018 Bermuda cruise ship schedule, cruise calls are projected to rise 12 per cent and cruise visitor arrivals are forecast to jump 13 per cent.Bermuda is expected to receive 180 cruise ship calls bringing approximately 470,000 passengers amounting to 19 more cruise ship calls and 53,500 more passengers in 2018 over 2017.
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Meantime, 2017 proved a growth year for the islands cruise travel market.
Bermuda received 161 cruise ship calls, bringing 416,049 passengers an increase of 18,145 visitors, or 4.6 per cent over 2016.
The NCL tender is scheduled to maintain annual summer service exclusively for NCL guests through 2022.
Meanwhile, Bermudas partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines continues with regular calls from its Quantum-class ship as well as occasional calls from Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises, RCLs smaller affiliated lines.
In 2015, RCL partnered with the Bermuda Government to dredge the North Channel making way for the Quantum-size Anthem of the Seas.