Cruise Ship Industry Spending Rises in Maine
August 9, 2013
BangorDailyNews.com: The tide of the cruise ship industry’s impact on the economy continues to rise in Maine, according to a cruise industry trade group.
Cruise ship companies that include Maine ports in their itineraries collectively contributed $46 million in direct spending in the state in 2012, according to information released last week by Cruise Lines International Association. That represents a $1 million increase in the direct spending the industry had in Maine in 2011.