Venice and cruises
In 2010 1,598,616 passengers stepped on board a cruise ship in Venice. In the same year, Venice ranked as the first homeport in the Mediterranean, the third Passenger Port in Europe and the eleventh in the world.
Venice is not only an ideal an unique setting for a cruise for its natural environment and cultural heritage, it is also a major port equipped with the most modern facilities needed to welcome all kinds of ship and their passengers.
Development and investments strategies
As soon as the extension of the fourth terminal station (Isonzo) has been completed the port's eastern quays will be able to manage even more passengers.
There are also plans to build a new interface area between port and city in the Marittima behind Terminal 103 that will include a multi-storey garage serving both Venetian residents and passengers, a hotel and office buildings.