CRUISE SHIP TOURISTS. Ilocos Norte welcomed thousands of tourists from Royal Caribbean Cruise’s Spectrum of the Seas on December 26. After docking at Salomague port in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the passengers of Asia’s largest cruise ship had their shore excursion around Ilocos Norte. Sites visited include the Paoay Church, Malacanang of the North, the Laoag Cathedral and the Provincial Capitol. The Royal Caribbean International is a cruise line brand founded in Norway and based in Miami, Florida, United States. The Spectrum of the Seas will be having regular docking in Ilocos for the next few months. (photo from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte Facebook Page)