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 geographical 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 25 years figures increased from 286,000 cruise passengers in 1994 to nearly 3 million in 2018. 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 canaries’ archipelago while the Port Authority of Las Palmas manages 3 cruise ports in the eastern area. Puertos Canarios has a network of small charming ports in the Canary Islands, ideal for luxury ships.