World’s largest cruise ship terminal opens in Dubai
The world’s largest cruise ship terminal- Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal was unveiled in Dubai. It was inaugurated by Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai.
This newly opened terminal can handle 14,000 cruise passengers a day, thus making it world’s largest.
- The terminal covers 28,000 square metres and is the latest addition to The Dubai Cruise Terminal facility at Mina Rashid.
- It will play key role in Dubai’s vision to attract 20 million tourists a year by 2020.
- It will help to increase the handling capacity of the three cruise terminals in Dubai from two million tourists a year to seven million.
It includes duty-free outlets, shops, currency exchange, ATM machines and a VIP business centre. It also provides office facilities various related organisations such as the police, customs, immigration, shipping agents and airlines.