Tonga’s Ministry of Tourism said 17 cruise ships have been confirmed to visit the kingdom in 2016.
MS Pacific Princess will kick start the arrivals on Thursday, February 4.
She is due to berth at Vuna wharf at 8am and departs at 5pm.
This will be followed by the arrivals of MS Artania on February 6, Pacific Pearl on February 11 and Black Watch on February 24.
MS Artania will continue from Nuku’alofa to Vava’u.
“Under the careful guidance of the cruise steering committee, visitors can now enjoy a more vibrant experience with the introduction of traditional song and dance as part of the cruise day arrivals and farewells amongst other cultural activities,” a statement from Tonga Tourism said.