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HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Cape Town

25 April 2018 10:18 AM
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Passengers were welcomed in to Cape Town's brand new cruise terminal.

This week saw the return of the HMS Queen Elizabeth to Cape Town and passengers on board were welcomed in to the newly completed Cape Town Cruise Terminal.

READ: Cape Town V&A Waterfront's 3-year plan to boot use of plastic bottles and bags

It was very fitting that the last vessel [of the 2017/18 season] was the Queen Elizabeth. The Queen Elizabeth is one of the largest vessels in the world and she has something like 3000 passengers. This year over a 1000 passengers joined the vessel and over 1000 left in Cape Town.

David Green, CEO at V&A Waterfront

In 2015 The V&A Waterfront was selected to develop the terminal at a cost of around R175-million rand.

It's estimated the cruise industry brings in around R200-million to the local economy every year.

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25 April 2018 10:18 AM
Tags:
V&A Waterfront
Cruise
HMS Queen Elizabeth

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