Bali eyes more cruise ships this year

By Asia Cruise News

<p><span style="color:#0000CD;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong>Bali eyes more cruise ships this year</strong></span></span></p><p>Jakarta: The hot tourism destination of Indonesia, Bali, is scheduled to welcome 60 cruise ships throughout the coming year at its main port, Benoa, with more than 90,000 tourists.</p><p>“We have seen a continuous increase in the number of cruise ship visits since 2009. This year, 60 cruise ships have confirmed they will call on the port,” said Ali Sodikin, general manager of seaport operator Pelindo III for Benoa port.</p><p>The port currently has two piers, made up of the eastern pier and the southern pier, as well as an international terminal. The port is planning to upgrade the facilities this year, including an expansion project for the eastern pier.</p><p>Last year, Benoa welcomed 49 cruise ships, up from 41 in 2013.</p><p></p><p><img data-cke-saved-src="" src="" alt="Bali eyes more cruise ships this year" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 14px; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: normal; width: 380px; height: 210px; float: left; overflow: hidden; background-color: rgb(236, 236, 236);"><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><div><br></div>
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