40 cruise ships are expected in Katakolon just this April. The tourist season in Katakolon has started since April 1st, and 40 cruise ships are going to call in Katakolon port from different countries.
Two to three cruise ships are expected at the port of Katakolon daily till the end of April, and the tourist season seems to be going extremely well for 2011, with numerous cruise ships calling to Katakolon port. So far, predictions talk about 400 ships till the end of the tourist season in November and more than 1,000.000 visitors.
The tourist season in Katakolon so far
Three cruise ships, Orient Queen, Msc Magnifica and Costa Pacifica were the first ships to arrive at Katakolon in the first 2 days of April, bringing more than 7,000 passengers and 2,500 staff crew.
If the predictions for the current tourist season prove to be true, Katakolon is going to be for one more year, one of the busiest ports for cruise ships in the Mediterranean, and the second busiest port of call in Greece.
It should be denoted though that there are several problems that need to be solved at Katakolon, in order to make this port totally convenient for the passengers and visitors. The main issue to be solved is the mooring spaces, which are not enough, considering the amount of ships and tourists expected at Katakolon port.