Scottish ports on course for record
year for cruise ships
BIG ATTRACTION: Scottish ports are in line for an increase in cruise ship activity. David Whittaker-Smith
Scottish ports are heading for a record-breaking number of leisure passengers this summer,
marketing body Cruise Scotland said yesterday.
But it also warned that stricter checks by the UK Border Force could threaten growth.
The passenger total is forecast to be up more than 50% on three years ago, when a study
identified the huge potential of the international cruise ship industry to boost Scotland’s tourism trade.
Source: The Press and Journal, Scotland.