Port of Tarragona is going to host in 2020 5 calls from Royal Caribbean cruiseships

In 2020, Tarragona will be the port of call for 21,300 Royal Caribbean cruise passengers. In 2020, the Port of Tarragona plans to register 102,000 cruise passengers who will have the opportunity to discover the many tourist resources of the city of Tarragona. The second largest cruise company in the world has announced that it will land for the first time in the Mediterranean city that has received 127,295 cruise passengers this year, 30% more than last year. A total of 62 cruise ships have made stops at the port facilities.

Royal Caribbean cruise ships will stop in the city on their 7 or 14 day routes to the Canary Islands, Venice and the Greek Islands. The Port of Tarragona has reported that according to its calculations the direct economic impact of the arrival of the company will be about 2.3 million euros.

In these moments, the Port of Tarragona, starts the  works in the Balearic islands dock. The works will allow the operational area to be increased up to 40,000 m2, so that the scale of up to four cruise ships will be facilitated simultaneously. Work is scheduled to begin during the first quarter of 2020 and will continue until May 2021.

Remodelación del Jewel of the Seas de Royal Caribbean International.

Jewel of the Seas of Royal Caribbean International.

The  cruiseships of Royal Caribbean with a cruise stop in Tarragona

The cruLas embarcaciones que operarán en el Puerto de Tarragona lThe vessels that will operate in the Port of Tarragona will be the Rhapsody of the Seas, with a capacity for about 2,000 passengers, and the Jewel of the Seas, which can carry up to 2,500 users.

Like all ships in this class, the Jewel of the Seas stands out for its panoramic elevators and its innovative design. With more space than usual per passenger, cabins with balconies and glazed areas, makes you forget that you are inside a boat. It has a wide variety of restaurants, bars and pubs, theater, casino, disco, cinema, solarium, swimming pools and hot tubs, minigolf or golf simulator. It is an ideal boat for family travel for its facilities for all ages.

El Rhapsody of the Seas de la Clase Vision de Royal Caribbean se caracteriza por su tamaño medio que le permite hacer escala en puertos de pequeñas dimensiones y The Rhapsody of the Seas of the Royal Caribbean Vision Class is characterized by its medium size that allows it to scale in small ports and make less conventional itineraries. It has its own style and an intimate climate that invites you to enjoy tranquility and rest. Its entertainment offer includes several bars and restaurants, theater, casino, disco, as well as live music shows and performances. It has swimming pools and jacuzzis, spa, solarium, climbing wall, jogging track, games room and premises and activities for smaller passengers. A good option to enjoy family vacations with the guarantee of sailing with Royal Caribbean.

In this post you can see some of the curiosities of Royal Caribbean and the ships of the American shipping company.

Differential and exclusive aspects of the cruise line Royal Caribbean


Cruisers in Tarragona

According to the data provided by the Port of Tarragona in relation to the behavior of the cruise segment, 8% of cruise passengers who have made stops in the city have moved to Barcelona; while the rest have preferred to go into the main attractions of Tarragona such as the Roman remains, its beaches or PortAventura. In addition, according to the Port of Tarragona, 23% of cruise passengers have spent the night in hotels or other accommodation in the city for at least one night.

The expenditure in the last year by the cruisers increases in the city by 1,4 millions of Euros. Not in vain, the cruisers have qualifyed the destination of Tarragona with a mark of 8,9 over 10 

Other posts about Tarragona as a destinations for cruisers that can be interesting:

10 Things you did not know about Tarragona: do a cruise stop in Tarragona and discover them by yourself!

Top 5 essential place to visit in Tarragona during your cruise stop



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