Listen: Seattle, Komo And Lee discussed on Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe
"Its way to Seattle as the celebrity eclipse cruise ship arrived today. Komo's Lee stole has a look at how much business. Cruise ships bring to our area. I crush it kicks off a season, which is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy. In just twenty years. Seattle has grown to be the number one west coast US port for passenger numbers in one thousand nine hundred ninety six thousand people boarded cruise ships this year, the port predicts one point two million boardings, according to the port of Seattle every cruise ship generates about two point seven million dollars for the local economy with passengers spending money at the airport hotels and restaurants in all the crew season brings in five hundred and one million dollars to the local economy and creates more than four thousand jobs in the area. The port is planning for the world's largest cruise ships dock here someday plans are underway to turn a cargo terminal near pioneer square into a new cruise ship. Duck by twenty twenty two in Seattle only stole KOMO news."