Cruise tourism surges by 30.2% in Santander

The number of cruise passengers passing through the Port of Santander between January and September reached 18,600 travelers, representing a 30.2 percent increase compared to 2022, according to data from Ports of the State.

In the monthly figures for September, the total passenger traffic (regular and cruise) exceeded 29,787. Of these, 26,598 traveled on regular transportation lines, and 3,189 were cruise passengers.

According to the port traffic summary from Ports of the State, a total of 2 cruise ships arrived at the Port of Santander last September, making it 13 for the year (a 35% decrease compared to 2022).

El turismo de cruceros se dispara un 30,2% en Santander