Written by: Jay-ar M. Arante
A ship from Star Cruises Samin China will visit Boracay for inspection on Saturday.
According to Jetty Port Statistician and Assistant Administrator Mars Bernabe, the visit will be in connection to the voyage of two cruise ships to the island in October and November.
Bernabe said the Department of Tourism, representatives from the Caticlan Jetty Port, and one (1) transport service agency will accompany the Star Cruise ship team for the inspection on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14.
Places in Boracay that could possibly be visited by tourists from the two (2) cruise ships will be inspected.
Bernabe added that, aside from Boracay, other places for tourism in Aklan that the tourists could possibly visit will also be inspected.
He had previously said that before the end of 2013, two (2) cruise ships will visit Boracay, aside from another in the coming year.
The ship “SuperStar Gemini” will be in Boracay in October, while “SuperStar Aquarius” will be visiting in November. Each cruise ship has passengers of almost one thousand five hundred (1,500).
Meanwhile, preparations are continuously made for the visit of the cruise ships, and it includes the preparation for the safety of the passengers.
Translated/Edited by: Rodel J. Abalus