In addition to the thousands of national and international tourists arriving in Mazatlán to celebrate Easter and Semana Santa, cruise ships will bring 11,000 passengers and crew to the port today and tomorrow.
Today the cruise ship Carnival Miracle docked at 7:45am with 2,555 passengers and 914 crew members.
April 1, the beginning of the busiest days of the Semana Santa holiday, two cruise ships are expected in port.
At 6am the Crown Princess with 4,374 passengers and crew will arrive, followed an hour later by the Norwegian Star with 3,720 passengers and crew.
To date this year, Mazatlán has seen the arrival of 16 cruise ships with more than 41,000 passengers and 16,000 crew members.
For Semana Pascua (Easter Week) of April 6 to 11, the Norwegian Star is scheduled to dock in port on April 8 with approximately 2,500 passengers.
(from Sectur press release)