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Local Businesses Benefiting from Increased Cruise Ship Traffic

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Some businesses in Seaport Village are actually benefiting from the H1N1 virus outbreak in Mexico.

Passengers from cruise ships are finding themselves touring San Diego instead of Ensenada and other Mexican destinations.

San Diego Port officials said that for every ship that docks in San Diego and does not continue on to Mexico, $1 million is poured into the local economy.

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