Mission Statement

To strengthen and expand the role of the New York based cruise ship industry which has strategically contributed to the economic rebirth of New York City.

To advocate on behalf of public policies that will allow the industry to sustain its ability to create jobs, invite investment and participate in the ongoing renaissance of the city’s waterfront.

To work with New York’s tourism and destination industry to ensure New York Harbor remains a key port for national and international passengers seeking to enjoy the benefits of visiting the city.

To ensure that the economic benefits of the cruise ship industry strengthen New York’s quality of life.

To present to the public, the press and elected officials, the commitment of a vibrant and dynamic waterfront based tourism industry to strengthening its role as a key economic contributor.