Aruba reports a 5% year-over-year increase for their cruise season which just ended.
Aruba welcomed 522,225 passengers during 263 cruise ship calls in the season which ran from October 2008 through April 2009. That compared to 498,259 during the same period the previous year. Fourteen cruise ships made their first-ever calls at Aruba's port last year.
The complete story was carried in the June 17 edition of Cruise News Daily.