Found this informative item today showing the full Cruise economic activity growth for British Columbia for year ending 2013.
The 2013 cruise season saw a considerable increase of 11% in passengers over the previous season. More than 1.3 million passengers visited the BC communities of Nanaimo, Prince Rupert, Vancouver and Victoria on a total of 455 calls in 2013. This cruise activity generated an estimated total economic impact of $1.6 billion to the BC economy.
Victoria will welcome 214 cruise ships and 462,000 passengers in 2014. / estimated/ A new water shuttle will be used to transport passengers from Ogden Point to downtown, providing a new and exciting experience for passengers.