8000+ visitors arrive on cruise ships since Christmas Day

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    (Photo credit: Tourism Ministry)

    Over 8000 cruise ship tourists have visited Trinidad since Christmas Day.

    According to the Tourism Ministry, over 4000 arrived on December 25th 2019 onboard the MSC Preziosa from European countries including Germany, France, Italy and England.

    On the 28th, two more ships docked – Volendam brought 1,378 tourists and Caribbean Princess had 3,246 passengers.

    The Ministry says police increased foot, horse and mobile patrols at all tour locations, including the Queen’s Park Savannah and Maracas Bay.

    Visitors were also treated to parang, tassa, dancing and some Carnival characters like the Moko Jumbie, Dam Lorraine and Midnight Robber.