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Corfu cruise ship arrivals top 100,000 in July
Cruises arriving at the Ionian Sea island of Corfu registered a significant rise this year, it was announced on Tuesday.
A total of 73 cruise ships with 106,665 passengers arrived on the island in the month of July, compared to the same month last year when the island was visited by 65 cruise ships carrying 86,724 passengers. The increase recorded in passenger numbers was 23.0 pct (19,941 more than in July 2012) while in terms of cruise ships the increase was 12.3 pct (8 more).
Corfu Port Authority forecasts were optimistic, as over 100,000 tourists are scheduled to arrive at the island on cruise ships in August and September.
Source: Athens News Agency