Thursday, September 22, 2011

Cruise Ships are Big Business in Portland Maine

We often hear about the economic impact cruise ship calls have on the port cities in terms of millions of dollars. This report from a Maine television station WCSH shows you the effect cruise ship calls have on Portland (Maine) from the local perspective, and the personal stories of a couple of local merchants.

Portland will have 65 cruise ships call this year bringing more than 92,000 passengers. Nearby Bar Harbor will have about 118 calls.