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Cruise season to bring £1.7m into Island

First vessel of the year to arrive in Douglas on Sunday

Cruise passengers will bring around £1.7m to the Isle of Man in the coming months.

The Department for Enterprise says it's expecting 18,000 visitors to come ashore from cruise liners this summer, with the first passengers arriving on the 'Spitsbergen' this Sunday.

With almost 60 ships booked to visit the Island in 2023, it's set to be a record year for the sector.

Non-executive chair of Visit Isle of Man, Ranald Caldwell, explains what the industry brings to the Island:

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