Abu Dhabi welcomed over 500,000 cruise visitors during 2019
Maritime tourism in Abu Dhabi witnessed impressive growth in 2019, as the emirate welcomed more than 518,000 cruise visitors at its ports throughout the year – a 46 per cent increase compared to 2018.
Similarly, the number of cruise calls increased by 43 per cent in 2019 to reach a total of 193. Following the cruise tourism success of 2019, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced a number of key maritime initiatives for 2020 to further boost tourism in the sector.
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