Published on : Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Mayor Stimpson, an American politician who serves as the current mayor of Mobile, Alabama announced that the contract of the final agreement with Carnival Cruise Line will be extending in Mobile up to December 2018.
Mayor Stimpson returned from Miami with this finalized agreement after the meeting where Carnival Cruise Line is agreed to exercise the first extension, which was the part of the original agreement of Mayor Stimpson, negotiated in 2015.
Carnival Cruise Line with the new agreement confirmed that the Carnival will continue to sail from Mobile, Alabama, another year. It is confirmed that a modified schedule in demonstrating the growing opportunities for sailing from Mobile.
Mayor Stimpson said that this agreement is an evidence of the positive working relationship between the City of Mobile and Carnival Cruise Line. They both continued to build the momentum of the growing cruise industry in Mobile and committed to expanding the cruising options and destinations both in and out of the Port of Mobile. The agreement will be placed on the City Council agenda for approval as soon as possible.
The City of Mobile Cruise Terminal has generated over $4.7 M in gross revenue. Throughout the year, the terminal’s gross revenue is expected to exceed $6.4 M, over 190,000 cruisers will spend more than $18 M in Mobile and the overall direct impact is expected to exceed $35 M.
The Fantasy is ranked top in friendliness and hospitality within the fleet of Carnival Cruise line. On a normal day, there are about 150 employees assist 5,200 passengers in disembarking and embarking the ship handling baggage, parking vehicles and receiving trailer loads of food and supplies.