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Cruise season 2015/16 in Uruguay takes off 6 November; 170 calls expected

Thursday, November 5th 2015 - 06:51 UTC
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Uruguayan Tourism ministry officials announced that the country expects 170 calls from cruise vessels this coming season which is scheduled to begin 6 November and extend until 10 April 2016. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Pity the children in charge of the country didn't see the massive cruiser in PdelE this morning! Perhaps the tourists don't care whether it is 'the season'.

    I suppose Liberoff agreed with his boss that abandoning the summer time was a good idea for 'tourists' who now miss out on our great weather from 05.20 at the moment.

    I would love to know HOW these prats came to make this decision but I am unable to discover what EVIDENCE was used other than the chief idiot of the Turismo Ministry 'thought' it was a great idea.

    He probably thought he wanted to 'break wind' but was equally mistaken and managed to shit himself.

    Reducing the taxes paid by the ships and passengers might help restore the numbers to what they were in 2011, the year we settled here.

    Maldonado let slip a little gem two years ago when it announced the result of it's tourists survey. Oh, it was a surprise! More than half of those Tourists polled stated that the cost was a deciding feature and PdelE wasn't worth the trouble.

    Ah, The Broad Fraud, managing to fuck everything up as usual.

    Nov 05th, 2015 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ynsere

    Yes, Chris, even I spotted the cruise ship, despite the dark blue hull. Actually, it was almost impossible to miss from the Mansa side of the peninsula.

    But then again, this minister and the gov't in general seem to be missing a lot of pretty obvious facts.

    Actually the TV news said she'd (the ship, not the minister) put in to get out of the way of a storm. What storm? Lovely weather forecast until Monday. The plot sickens ... Perhaps the ship's captain listened to the weather forecast from Argentina. There's a storm in the vicinity of South Georgia, which of course, we all know is a part of Argentina, having been told by Guzz & Co. As the top (ish) end of Argentina is near Uruguay, the Cap'n put two and two together and got 3.1416.

    Nov 06th, 2015 - 01:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 2 ynsere

    Ha, ha, ha. Spot on, apart from the usual algebraic 22/7. :o)

    Nov 06th, 2015 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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