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Ushuaia cruise season takes off: 331 calls estimated in 2015/16

Thursday, October 22nd 2015 - 19:05 UTC
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The 2015/16 cruise season has taken off in Argentine Tierra del Fuego with the arrival on Monday, of 'Ushuaia' and 90 passengers, one of the 331 calls which are estimated according to Ushuaia authorities. Gianfranco Guardamagna head of the Tierra del Fuego Tourism Institute recalled the significance of the cruise industry for Ushuaia, since the austral city “commands 95% of all international Antarctic tourism”. Read full article


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  • Briton

    I thought all Ushuaia cruises and others who go near British territory was banned from coming back, and were sued in court.??

    must have it wrong again.

    Oct 22nd, 2015 - 07:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    “We must offer more services, more options and we must ensure that visitors are satisfied so that they become our ambassadors,”

    So do these operators have a choice of the size of the tyres burnt and the number of British flags burnt per season?

    I suppose travellers could be persuaded to give up their money before the thugs get on the bridges of cruise ships in a gesture to be helpful to the well know crooks that the Policia “know nothing about” and have not jailed for the very same crimes year after year.

    Oct 23rd, 2015 - 07:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @3 ChrisR

    And post Top Gear, there is the option of being pelted by stones to persuade the punters to promote Ushuaia, and as a bonus, tourist visits to the bust sewers.

    Argentine advertising at its best.

    Oct 28th, 2015 - 12:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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