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"The answer from the experts at consumer reports cruise lines sailing into Seattle are pouring millions of dollars into our local economy every year, the spring marks twenty years since the cruise ships, I arrived on the docks hair and komo's charac Austin with more on the impact. The seed meets the city and the twenty nineteen cruise season is underway. Twenty years ago, a cruise ship was a novelty here in Seattle years of hard work and innovation has changed that this year. Seattle expects two hundred thirteen cruise ship calls and one hundred two million passengers for twenty nineteen almost nine hundred million dollars activity will accrue to the states on the which a large amount that a majority of that's going to be within the Seattle region pours into local attractions, hotels, retail and restaurants, like the pike pub at the pike brewing company benefits. Don't just stop at our doors. We do have of course, increase production during that time to have more guests coming into the pub, but it also benefits our partners across the state using locally multi sketchy chrome creeds, then there's the local suppliers of produce wine and more that's aboard operations when the vessels on the dock here in Seattle when passengers are out spending money in our city. Cobb. It's absolutely beautiful could best for better weather. Starbucks stay ever in existence today during the Seattle port of call is a key family. We'll do just that port of Seattle says each ship arriving to the emerald city will support a total of four point two million dollars of economic activity across our region. That's komo's CARA cost is reporting more and more retailers are offering membership plans betting that you'll pay a fee for the privilege of shopping with them in exchange. They offer perks like free shipping discounts and even interior design consultations, but"