Princess Cruises to continue departing from Port of Houston

July 23, 2013 4:50:23 PM PDT
There's good news for the embattled Port of Houston cruise ship terminal. The port announced Tuesday that Princess Cruises will call Houston home for two more years.

The cruise line starts sailing from the Port of Houston in November. It will now sail through 2015. We've investigated the Port's $100 million cruise terminal in the past. It's been largely empty since it was built.

The Port attracted Princess and Carnival cruises after offering generous publically financed incentives. The Port says the deal will create hundreds of jobs.

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