The majestic Saga Pearl II cruise ship glided into the historic Port of Dover Cruise Terminal One for the start of the 2017 cruise season which will also see the Disney Magic ship making more visits to the port.
2017 is set to be another busy year for Destination Dover with 96 cruise calls at Dover Cruise Port.
These include the return of Holland America Line and V Ships Leisure S.A.M ships the ‘Artania’ and the ‘Albatros’.
Silversea Cruises ‘Silver Explorer’ makes her inaugural call at Dover on 1 June and the welcome return of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines who last called at Dover in 2010 and 2013 respectively.
Saga Pearl II
This year also sees the welcome return of the Disney Magic to Dover. On 24 May the ship will be in Port for the day offering her passengers the opportunity explore Dover’s historic shores. She will then revisit for turnaround calls on 28 June and 9 July.
Disney Magic will feature more prominently at the Port during the 2018 season, with four calls from her already secured for the year.
Port of Dover Head of Business Development (Cruise), Sonia Limbrick said: “It’s wonderful that the cruise season is underway again here at Dover Cruise Port and fantastic to be able to announce that Destination Dover has secured so many cruise calls for the 2017 season.
"The history and inspiring regeneration of Dover Western Docks and town has created a buzz of excitement within the industry and placed Dover
firmly on the map as a destination of choice for both local and international cruise passengers.”
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