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A New Season for Taranto Cruise Port: Taranto welcomes First Call of 2023
09.05.2023 A New Season for Taranto Cruise Port: Taranto welcomes First Call of 2023

Taranto Cruise Port is pleased to welcome Celebrity Constellation, ship belonging to the Premium Cruise Line Celebrity, which opens the 2023 cruise season in the port of Taranto and calls the city 4 times.

The ship arrived this morning and its cruise passengers enjoyed the day on excursions by bus, on foot and by bike, finding themselves immersed in Apulian culture, food and wine, precious handicrafts and folklore.

Overall, Taranto Cruise Port will welcome about 40 calls in 2023 season by 7 Cruise Lines, which will bring about 110.000 cruise passengers to the city of Taranto.

Costa Cruises, with its 19 calls, will be the main cruise company for the season of the Apulian port.

“This significant schedule shows Taranto Cruise Port's commitment to promoting the city of Taranto and the territory of Apulia - says Raffaella Del Prete, General Manager of the Taranto Cruise Port- Ready to render our best service to the Cruise Lines and to their passengers, today we start the new season with encouraging numbers”.

Since 2021, Taranto Cruise Port has been part of Global Ports Holding (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, with an established presence in the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Asia-Pacific regions, including extensive commercial port operations in Montenegro. With an integrated network of cruise ports serving cruise liners, ferries, yachts and mega-yachts, GPH operates 27 cruise ports in 14 countries and continues to grow steadily, providing services for over 15 million passengers and reaching a market share of 29% in the Mediterranean annually.

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