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Port of Seattle recognizes season’s millionth cruiser

From Seatrade Cruise:

A couple on Holland America Line’s Eurodam found themselves at the center of an impromptu party Saturday as the Port of Seattle recognized the millionth passenger to pass through its cruise terminals this season.

This is the first year the port reached the million-passenger milestone. Port of Seattle commissioner John Creighton and HAL president Orlando Ashford presented Linda Ellis and Ted Finn with a gift basket.

The port said Seattle’s cruise business generates more than $500m in annual revenue, providing more than 4,000 jobs and $18.9m in state and local taxes, with each homeported vessel generating $2.7m for the local economy.

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