Lanzarote continues to be a popular cruise destination and will expect 44,000 passengers on fourteen large cruises before the end of the year. The island leads the way with 19.11% growth in the first ten months of 2019 of tourists visiting the Canary archipelago on a cruise. Five ships arrived on Boxing day in the port of Arrecife staggered throughout the day until late at night. Arriving from European destinations the liners included the British Aurora, and the German Aida Stella.On Friday 27th December the luxurious British Queen Victoria cruise from the UK arrived on its way to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and also Artania traveling from Lisbon docked in the early afternoon. These are just a few of the ships arriving over the next few days before the year ends.