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Tourism, education and healthcare are the driving forces of the Galveston area economy. Port Galveston is a deep water seaport and one of the top cruise ports in the nation. Galveston is also a hub for the offshore energy services sector and maritime trade related activities. More than 20,000 people commute to work each day on the island, which also draws more than 6.5 million visitors and tourists annually.