Not on Board: In a State that Thrives on Tourism, Why Do Cruise Ships Still Leave So Much Discord in Their Wake?
Bar Harbor voted to construct a new cruise ship terminal but not before town officials and residents engaged in a frothy debate over the issue. Residents argued that there is too much overcrowding in the area and that cruise ships would increase tourism by 5 times the average.
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Grunewald, Will, "Not on Board: In a State that Thrives on Tourism, Why Do Cruise Ships Still Leave So Much Discord in Their Wake?" (2017). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4841.