Cruise season starts and attracts 180 thousand tourists to Bahia
Visitors coming by ship have started to arrive. A total of sixty-eight ships should arrive at Salvador’s port, located at França Avenue, until the end of the summer, according to the estimative of Bahia’s Secretariat of Tourism. Around one hundred and eighty thousand people, among Brazilians and foreigners are expected until next March.
Usually cruise passengers spend one or two days in Salvador, but they show an interest in coming back to stay more days and also visit other destinations, such as Chapada Diamantina, the Whale Coast and the Southern region.