Passenger Vessels

Successful Cruise Season for Port of Québec

The Port of Québec welcomed more than 154,000 cruise passengers during the 2023 cruising season. Twenty-eight cruise lines and 41 different ships, including 11 that were on their maiden voyage,... Read More

Thunder Bay Becomes The Next Great Destination

Thunder Bay is no stranger to cruise ships as a few smaller ships have passed through over the past decade, but the park-packed locale tucked on the shores of Lake... Read More

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines Now Booking for 2023

 Due to an increasing demand for North American river cruising, St. Lawrence Cruise Lines has officially sold out all 2022 cruises and is now booking passengers for 2023. The strong... Read More

Cruise Ships Return to the Great Lakes

After a two-year hiatus, cruise passengers are visiting the lakes Cruise ships may bring to mind the Caribbean, Mexico, or even the Mississippi, but thoughts don’t often turn to the... Read More

Face Time: Facial Biometrics Could Come to Great Lakes Cruising

As cruise travel slowly resumed last summer following the Covid shutdown, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) worked closely with participating cruise lines in public-private partnerships to implement facial biometrics... Read More

Cruising Back In: Passenger Ships Set to Return to Great Lakes/Seaway in 2022

Passenger cruises will have been absent from the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway for two seasons when they return in next season. “2020 bookings were headed for the highest-ever passenger count... Read More