Cruise ship vis­i­tor tar­get

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Dubai is aim­ing to at­tract one mil­lion cruise ship pas­sen­gers by 2020, DP World has said. Chair­man Sul­tan Ahmed bin Su­layem spoke about the tar­get dur­ing a meet­ing dis­cussing the fu­ture of Mina Rashid port. Dubai is ex­pect­ing 155 ves­sel calls and 650,000 in the 2016-17 sea­son, up from 373,000 in the 2014-15 sea­son. “We are com­mit­ted to in­vest­ing in the trans­for­ma­tion of Mina Rashid into the cruise des­ti­na­tion of choice for cruise lin­ers”, he said.

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