Dubai's Rashid Port has launched a cruise terminal
Dubai's Rashid Port has launched a cruise terminal The day before in Dubai (UAE) there was the grand opening of the newest indoor terminal for cruise ships. Today it is really the largest in the world and has the ability to receive up to 14,000 passengers a day.
The Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal is located in the Port of Rashid and covers more than 28,000 square meters. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, who was present at the opening, said that the terminal was named after Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed. Now Dubai plans to attract about 20 million tourists by 2020. Built building will now increase the capacity of the 3 existing cruise terminals in Dubai from 2 million to 7 million tourists a year.
The postponed cruise center has become the most modern not only in the entire Middle East, but also in the entire region. It can now serve seven cruise ships simultaneously, as well as more than 25,000 passengers at three cruise terminals in total. The need for it was long overdue, and cruise ships have been making requests to expand the port for a long time.
As the features of the new Dubai terminal we can mention the possibility of exchanging currency, using ATMs, visiting a variety of duty free stores, as well as taking advantage of the business center of VIP class. There are also a large number of office premises, immigration, police and customs services, offices of representative offices of various airlines.