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Largest cruise liner to visit Island arrives today

More than 2,000 expected to be on board Nieuw Statendam

The largest cruise liner to visit the Isle of Man will anchor in Douglas Bay this morning with over 2,000 American passengers onboard.

The Nieuw Statendam is operated by the Holland America Line and is the 23rd cruise ship to visit Manx shores this year.

During their time here the visitors will be able to choose from a range of tours to most parts of the Island.

Deborah Heather from Visit Isle of Man says there's keen interest in the Island's heritage, and passengers provide a significant financial boost to the local economy:

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