The first cruise ship of 2020 — the ‘Queen Victoria’ — arrived in Bermuda on January 18th, carrying an estimated 2,503 passengers and 1,001 crew members.
This marks the first of a projected 197 cruise ship visits to Bermuda this year, which officials said should bring an estimated 543,000 passengers to the island.
Bermuda’s cruise-ship schedule for 2020 includes more total calls, more passengers, and more visits distributed throughout the year—including a greater number of stops in the smaller ports of Hamilton and St George’s.
A total of 197 cruise-ship calls are projected in the 2020 schedule, comprising 100 contract calls and 97 occasional callers, bringing an estimated 543,000 passengers to the island. Of the occasional calls by non-contract liners, 38 will visit Hamilton and St George’s, while contractual visits by larger liners will make port at the West End’s Royal Naval Dockyard.