Five cruise ships will be taking off for the Beaufort Delta Region.

The ships are a part of cruise ship season, beginning this week.

Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann, is thankful of the key preparation made for this coming season.

Thanks to the extraordinary foresight and preparation demonstrated by the people of Ulukhaktok, Tuktoyaktuk and Paulatuk,” said Schumann. “Their communities are set to benefit from the economic opportunities that these visits are creating.

The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment is proud to have supported and partnered with local tour operators, artisans, entrepreneurs and businesses in this emerging area of economic development and diversity.