Cruise Ships to Bring 15 Percent More Passengers to Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Between November 2015 and April 2016, approximately 565,000 people are expected to be disembarking from cruise ships in Rio de Janeiro. The number is fifteen percent higher compared to the previous summer, when 490,000 tourists arrived on cruise ships.

According to Terminal de Cruzeiros do Pier Mauá (Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá), 109 moorings are expected, by 28 international cruise lines. Already this month, in the lead-up to the holidays and the arrival of the Brazilian summer, 27 ships with more than 150,000 tourists have arrived in the . . .

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