The Superstar Edge made her maiden name to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, in keeping with the Puerto Rico Tourism Corporate, because the send docked in San Juan.
To welcome the send, port officers arranged the “Competition del Encanto,” celebrating Puerto Rican heritage and customs, with pier-side dancing, song and different festivities.
Carla Campos, government director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Corporate, welcomed the send individually, exchanging plaques with the captain.
She thanked Superstar Cruises in her ready remarks for the corporate’s persisted trade, declaring 10 Edge calls scheduled this season that can convey an financial have an effect on of over $2.five million to the island.
Anthony Maceira, government director of the Ports Authority, used to be additionally available to welcome the brand new send, serving to to organize a water cannon salute because the 129,000-ton vessel sailed into the harbor.
The Edge subsequent calls at San Juan on January 1; January 15; January 29; February 12; February 26; March 12; March 26; April nine and April 23.
“The cruise trade continues to develop at the island by way of leaps and limits. With the arriving of the Superstar Edge, we’re seeing 3 first-time calls in a one month duration,” stated Campos. “Those, plus 3 extra we expect this month and subsequent, take us to a complete of six inaugural visits for the fiscal 12 months, and represents a vital spice up to our economic system.”