Rising cruise tide lifts money boats
A visit by the Queen Mary 2 to Cape Town highlights the boom in ocean travel, and the cheerful sound of cash registers
The world’s only remaining ocean liner, the Queen Mary 2, cut a grand figure in the Cape Town harbour this month as it docked for a few days as part of a world voyage.
Though many cruise ships roam our seas, typically hugging the coast as they flit between ports, an ocean liner is designed to make grand crossings, for example from New York to Southampton. ..
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