Pier Mauá expects the arrival of almost 100 thousand tourists in March, through cruises

The frantic pace in Pier Mauá continues in March, further boosting tourism and the local economy. With a total of 29 berths on 14 ships, seven of which are international, the arrival of almost 100,000 tourists is expected to disembark at the Rio de Janeiro cruise terminal during the month.

In the first half of March, from the 2nd to the 15th, 16 dockings of 11 ships are scheduled, with five of them of international origin. On five different dates, there will be simultaneous dockings, including four ships on the 3rd and 11th, and two ships on the 12th, 14th and 15th. In the first half of the month alone, 50 thousand tourists are expected to arrive at Pier Mauá.

The ships MSC Poetry It is MSC Lirica end their Brazilian season this fortnight. To mark the beginning of the month, international ships Amadea It is Costa Diadema arrive on March 2nd, followed by MSC Music, MSC Poetry and Fascinous Coast on the 3rd, totaling more than 10 thousand tourists on four ships.

On the 5th, the Hanseatic Inspiration will pay a visit to Pier Mauá. Seaview will make multiple visits on the 8th, 11th and 14th, becoming the most frequent ship this season, handling an average of 10 thousand tourists.

On March 9, the Costa Diadema returns to Pier Mauá from Ilhéus. On the 11th, the terminal will see significant movement, with the presence of Seaview, Costa Fascinosa, MSC Lirica and the international MS Amera, with more than 16 thousand tourists visiting the place.

MSC Musica docks on the 12th from Ilhabela and continues its journey to Buenos Aires. On the 14th, the international Azamara Quest joins the MSC Seaview, and both will stay overnight until the 15th, when the MS Marina also arrives.

This cruise season, one of the longest in recent years, began on October 27, 2023 and will continue until May 4, 2024. With a total of 37 ships, 27 foreign and 10 national, and a forecast of 85 national calls, 33 international, 400 thousand visitors are expected throughout the season.

The information is from Diário do Rio.

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