New Zealand Cruise Association: Record cruise season forecast for 2019/2020

The first week of October marks the beginning of a record breaking summer cruise season, according to the New Zealand Cruise Association. While cruise ships sail from New Zealand ports every month of the year, the first week of October – when the Maasdam and Majestic Princess arrive in Fiordland – marks the beginning of a season which will see more port visits and passengers than ever before. New Zealand ports and regions expect to welcome 1071 port calls and 370,000 cruise passengers during 2019/2020. (