With its high cruise season underway, Tourism
Montreal said that it expects to host 46,000 cruise passengers between Aug. 31
and Oct. 22.
It expects 7,000 passengers alone on Oct. 1,
the busiest day of the season when three ships will dock simultaneously.
Among the 29 ships scheduled during the next
six weeks will be four making their first call at Montreal: Azamara Quest,
Europa 2, Viking Star and Oceania's Marina.
They will be docking at temporary facilities at
piers 34 and 37 east of the permanent cruise terminal in Old Montreal, which is
According to a survey conducted by the Montreal
Cruise Committee, passengers who started or ended a cruise in Montreal or
Quebec City in 2015 spent $23 million during their visits.