La Goulette Cruise Terminal, Tunisia, received 5 calls in 2017 from Viking Ocean Cruises
In the first quarter of 2017, La Goulette Cruise Terminal received 5 calls from Viking Ocean Cruises with 4427 passengers onboard , 93% of them were Americans.
Viking Ocean Cruises brought 2 ships to La Goulette : Viking Sea which was making a west Mediterranean itinerary from Dec 2016 to March 2017; and Viking Sky the newest ship of the company making its “inaugural cruise ” (8-days from Rome to Barcelona).
Most of passengers went on Viking Cruises’ inclusive shorexs which included key attractions in Tunis: Carthage, Sidi Bou Said /the Bardo Museum; Zaghouan, a town located south of Tunis, famous for its roses, originally cultivated by Muslim refugees from Spain in the 17th century, Cap Bon region on the north east of the country known with its well preserved Punic ruins of Kerkouan and Kelibia.
All shorex buses were driven around with police escorts and security measures have been increased in port and tourist attractions.
The cruise terminal and its unique tourist village welcomed the passengers with Jasmin, folk and classical music, Arabic calligraphy stall, mosaic demonstration, handicraft & souvenirs shops and stalls.