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MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM #266526
10/22/2021 08:26 AM
10/22/2021 08:26 AM
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I honestly don't know how the airport can handle the load for a 5,000 passenger ship..


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Re: MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #266529
10/22/2021 08:31 AM
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It would be amazing for hotels on front street for before and after stayovers. Would help revitalize the area.

Re: MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM [Re: kim] #266531
10/22/2021 08:34 AM
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It would be a boon to the whole economy, for sure. As I said, I just don't know how the airport could handle it though.


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Re: MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #266550
10/22/2021 09:44 AM
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Where there is a will, there is a way!!


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Re: MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #266554
10/22/2021 10:01 AM
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I don't see the airport handling this until it is totally completed and completion isn't within the time frame they are discussing.

Re: MSC Cruises considering home porting in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #266558
10/22/2021 10:31 AM
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This would be great, for potential short stay visitors, for the new hotel being built in Beacon Hill. It's all coming together.


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