The travel company received in the morning the luxury cruise ship Viking Orion, which is arriving in Puerto Rico for the first time.
This is the first ship of the Viking line in its 15-day route through the East Caribbean region.
“Activity in the Port of San Juan continues to grow as cruise lines reactivate their fleets thanks to the variety of experiences that Puerto Rico offers to passengers and the perception of our island as a safe place where the necessary measures have been successfully implemented to ensure that both passengers and residents can take advantage of their visit, ”said Tourism Minister Carlos Mercado Santiago.
According to Tourism, The direct economic impact of the two Viking Orion flights, which arrive in Puerto Rico with 369 passengers and a maximum capacity of 930, is projected to be around $ 157,900. To this amount is added additional economic impact, which includes the services they receive or goods purchased by visitors, such as excursions; crafts; food and drinks; and transportation, among others.
For his part, Ports Authority Executive Joel Pisa Batis said, “The arrival of the Viking Orion in our port today is a confirmation of our commitment and mission to develop our island economically in line with government policy. Governor Pierluisi. The Ports Authority will continue to work diligently to ensure that Puerto Rico remains an important and safe destination for cruise lines in the Caribbean. No doubt we are honored to welcome you and greet you. “
Meanwhile, subject to sanitary requirements and protocols, it was indicated that The entire crew and passengers of the Viking Orion are vaccinated against COVID-19.
After visiting the port of San Juan The vessel will continue its route through the Caribbean with stops at Tortola, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Martin and Saint Thomas, and then return to the port of Fort Lauderdale. …
During the route, passengers will be able to interact with an expert on the history of the region, who will offer a new perspective on the cultural, geographic, social and political heritage of the nine islands, where they will make stops along the way. …
Among the amenities that In Viking Orion you will find several restaurants, a theater, two cinemas, a spa, an infinity pool, a gym and shops. boutique…
The ship’s spacious cabins have balconies and offer amenities such as free Wi-Fi, king-size beds, 42-inch LCD TVs, spacious bathrooms, 24-hour room service, maid service and a minibar. Passengers also have the opportunity to reserve a seat on the excursion 60 to 100 days before the start of the trip.