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Suva Popular cruise ship venue

23 October 2014

FIJI TIMES - Suva City has been experiencing hype activity of tourists every week.

Suva City Council special administrator Chandu Umaria said 30 cruise ships had berthed in Suva's port from January 2014 to date and another 13 cruise ships were expected to berth in the port by December this year.

“The berthing of cruise ships into the port of Suva has given the community new life, and creates opportunities for entrepreneurs to establish new services and products, or facilities that would not be sustainable based on the local population of residents alone,” Umaria said.

He said discussion had been in progress with a tourist boat company (Princess Yasawa) that had chosen Suva as one of their destinations for tourist visits.

“And also we are discussing with Captain Cook Cruises to bring in tourists from Port Denarau to Suva.

“Hence, Suva will be seeing more tourists in the coming future which is a sign of a healthy economy for the city and the nation as a whole,” he said.

- Fiji Times