Cruises Atlantic Islands is a marketing and promotional association created in 1994 by Port Authorities of Madeira, Cabo Verde & Canary Islands to promote fourteen closely ports in a variety of beautiful islands in the Atlantic's heart. Offering the best weather in Europe during wintertime thanks to Trade Winds and the situation, temperature swings 18°C/24°C 64ºF/75ºF all year round and providing a variety of outstanding experiences in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves. Over last 20 years figures increased from 286,000 cruise passengers in 1994 to nearly 3 million in 2017. APRAM manages all ports in Madeira and Porto Santo. ENAPOR manages all ports in Cabo Verde. The Port Authority of Tenerife manages 5 cruise ports in the western archipelago area while the Port Authority of Las Palmas manages 3 cruise ports in the the eastern area.