Cruising for a bruising? - Barcelona's cruise ship debate rumbles on
19/05/2023Barcelona is Europe's busiest cruise port, with around 800 cruise ships carrying more than 3 million passengers a year. Cillian Shields joins Lorcan Doherty to discuss the cruise industry's economic impact, environmental issues and its role in the debate on tourism. Featuring contributions from Alfredo Serrano of Cruise Lines International Association, Marta Ribera of the Observatory Desk NGO, Misael Alerm of Stop Cruises Tarragona and Fernando Pacheco of MSC Cruises. This week's Catalan phrase is "arribar a bon port." Literally, "to reach a good port," it's used when something ends well.