By: Chang Ming-hsuan and Elaine Hou
Taipei, Feb. 23 (CNA) Keelung Port in northern Taiwan will serve as one of
the home ports for Princess Cruises, a world leader in cruises, throughout 2016, reflecting the growing market for cruise tourism in Taiwan, the cruise line said Tuesday.
Noting the growth in the number of passengers from Taiwan in recent years, Princess Cruises said that this year, one of its ships is expected to dock at Keelung harbor for more than 100 days, which will be the longest period ever.
At a news conference Tuesday, the cruise line also said that it expects the number of its annual passengers from Taiwan to surpass 70,000 this year. [FULL STORY]