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Carnival Returns to St Maarten

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 16, 2018

By Dana Niland

CJ Contributor

Carnival Cruise Line is the latest company to make its return to the island of St Maarten since Hurricane Irma.

Carnival’s Carnival Sunshine cruise ship made a day-long call to Port St Maarten on Monday.

The visit is the first of dozens of port calls to St Maarten in the coming weeks, according to a company statement.

Carnival Sunshine carried more than 3,000 passengers to the island, enjoying a range of shore excursion opportunities along with visits to the heart of downtown Philipsburg.

Carnival’s visit was the latest in a line of return visits to the destination, which has seen its cruise industry surging once again in the wake of Irma.

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