The giant cruise ship that sailed into Holyhead on first ever visit to Wales. Cunard’s Queen Victoria is one of 81 ships due at Welsh ports this year which is set to be a record breaker for the sector

Cunard’s Queen Victoria sailed into Holyhead this weekend on its first ever visit to Wales.

The giant liner is one of 81 vessels due at Welsh ports over 2023 – with more than 50 set to arrive at Holyhead.

It will see 80,000 passengers and 39,000 crew visiting Wales, which equates to a potential passenger day spend income of £8.3 million for the Welsh economy. The Queen Victoria docked at the revamped jetty in Holyhead harbour, now owned by Stena Line.

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