Dunedin hosted about 131,000 cruise ship passengers and
58,000 crew in a season the Dunedin City Council says earned
the city close to $30 million.
weather and the attractions of Dunedin combined to produce a
perfect start to the cruise ship season.
Thousands of cruise ship passengers flocked into central
Dunedin yesterday during the busiest day of the city's latest
Dunedin needs to do more to welcome cruise ship passengers to
secure an industry now worth $38 million a year to Otago, a
new action plan suggests.
There are mixed feelings among Dunedin retailers about this
year's cruise ship season.
A complaint about new cruise-ship protocols at Port Otago is
being assessed by the Commerce Commission.
Dunedin should implement a model for cruise ship tour
operators established in Christchurch, an Akaroa operator
The cruise ship Seven Seas Voyager is scheduled to
arrive at Port Chalmers this morning, and Diamond
Princess is expected there tomorrow morning.
Further unrest among Dunedin tour operators about new cruise
ship protocols, including claims of bribery and bias, will be
addressed at a season-end debriefing.
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