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Cruise in Saint John
Transcript of Cruise in Saint John
Learn more about the Port...
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Cruise Saint John
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What is a Cruise Ship?
A cruise ship carries passengers over a distance of water so they can enjoy sights, activities, and relaxation
Why take a cruise?
Did you know?
In 2011, cruise ships all over the world generated $39.6 billion and they carried 22.1 million passengers.
History of cruise tourism in Saint John
Today the world's largest cruise line brands call Saint John.
Cruise passengers on the ships visiting Saint John often start in New York or Boston and they are touring the Atlantic Canada/New England region.
Can you point out this area on a map?
They've been visiting
Port Saint John for more than 25 years!
More than 1,000 cruise ships have visited Saint John since 1989.
Saint John welcomed its 2,000,000 millionth cruise guest in 2013 after 25 years.
Some Ships are named after royalty!
Do you know which queen this famous ship is named after?
Back in 1989 the first large cruise ship, Cunard Princess, arrived here. The ship had planned to visit the tropical island of Bermuda but it was diverted here (on purpose) due to a hurricane heading to Bermuda.
As cruise tourism grew, the Port developed
The Marco Polo Cruise Terminal was built in 2008 and welcomed its first cruise ship in 2009.
In 2012, the Port opened the second cruise Terminal, Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal.
And...welcomed Disney Cruise Lines & Mickey Mouse.
Disney will return in 2016!
How does cruise Tourism help Saint John?
What are some of the jobs that tourism helps create?
Activities - Kayaking, Jet Boats, Zip-lining
Can you think of any more jobs or activities?
Cruise Tourism provides jobs for many people.
It is a $30 million per year industry for Southern New Brunswick.
What do passengers do in Saint John?
Here is the top 10 list...can you name them?
What attracts cruise lines to Southern New Brunswick?
The Bay of Fundy!
It has the highest tides in the world!
Twice daily, 100 billion tons of seawater flows into the rocky bay.
The water height can increase and decrease by as much as 14 metres between low and high tides! That's about the same as a four-storey building!
It takes about 6 hours to go from high to low!
Tides at Reversing Falls
How do tides work?
The water in the Bay of Fundy is pulled by a
created by the movement of the sun and moon. The pull of water is called a "tide."
When the water is coming in it creates
(when it reaches its peak).
When the water is going out, it creates "
(and therefore more beach or shoreline).
St. Martins Sea Caves
News about the port
Link to tidal information
Cruise ship schedules for the year
Daily vessel reports (ships in port for the day and what cargo they are carrying)