ENSENADA.- In September, the port of Ensenada will receive more than 30 thousand tourists who will arrive by ship in one of the 17 boats scheduled for that month.
This was announced by the mayor of Ensenada, Marco Novelo, adding that in September only the Carnival company will have arrivals to this destination with the vessels “Inspiration” and “Imagination”.
He said that in August the number of arrivals was the same as expected for September, with two weekly vessels and around 42,500 passengers during the 31 days of the month.
The municipal president mentioned that according to analysis of the shipping sector, approximately 70 percent of cruise passengers go down to see Ensenada, generating an economic spill of 30 million pesos, with an average of 55 dollars per person.
Marco Novelo added that around 13,600 crew members, of which 30 percent descend to visit Ensenada, also consume at stores, bars, restaurants and shops.
“On the part of the crew we estimate a spill of around 3,300,000 pesos, with an average of $46 dollars per person,” said the mayor.
Finally Novelo stated that the calendar may vary in the course of the month.