Port Celebrates Half a Million Cruise Boat Visitors to Quebec City

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Photo: Port of Quebec Administration

Kenneth Mc Ilheron (second from Left) was the 500,000 passenger to come through Quebec City via cruise ship. L-R Mélissa Corriveau de l'Offi ce du Tourisme de Québec, M. Kenneth Mc Ilheron, Anne-Marie Nadeau, Administrator Port of Quebec, Mme Kathleen Mc Ilheron

More than 500,000 passengers have disembarked from cruise ships at the Quebec City port of call since it was inaugurated in 2002.

"We are very proud that half a million people went through the new terminal," said Ross Gaudreault, President and CEO of the Port of Quebec, noting the cruise industry brings business to local restaurants, shops, taxis and the air port.