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St Lucia Is Expanding Its Cruise Port

 Mega ships are coming to St Lucia. The plan is for a $15 million project to extend the Breasting Dolphin Berth at Pointe Seraphine to facilitate the berthing of so-called “mega” cruise vessels. If all goes smoothly, the island could …

Holland America’s New Culinary Hire

 Holland America Line has announced its newest culinary hire. The Seattle-based cruise line has appointed Frits van der Werff as its new vice president for food and beverage within the company’s guest experience and product development department. In the role, …

Broadway Is Coming to Crystal Cruises

 Broadway is coming to Crystal Cruises. Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has signed an exclusive new partnership with multi-Tony Award-winning producer Kevin McCollum to introduce “Crystal on Broadway.” The new partnership will bring cast members and creative experts from some …

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 There are different all-inclusive cruises for just about every kind of traveler. But at the end of the day, we all sail to explore, to see something new, to feel the water, to experience the joy of the unknown. Of course, …

Poolside at Privilege.

 Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation, adding a variety of new dining and beverage innovations, the company announced. The features were incorporated during a two-week dry dock that took place from Jan. 10-24, in Freeport, Bahamas. Following the renovation, the …

 Silversea’s latest refurbishment By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It took 7 days and millions of dollars and now Silversea’s 382-passenger Silver Whisper has emerged from dry dock in Freeport, Bahamas with several enhancements to its suites and public areas. In …

 Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its summer 2018 and fall/winter 2018-2019 itineraries, featuring new opportunities for guests to set sail to the Caribbean. In summer 2018, Norwegian Gem will set sail for the Bahamas and Florida each Saturday from New …

 Puerto Rico welcomed 24,117 cruise passengers on Wednesday, a new single-day record for the island. The Port of San Juan took in the passengers, surpassing the previous high of 17,847 cruise arrivals set Feb. 25, 2015. The passengers came in …

Christmas Caribbean Cruise

 Thinking of a new way to spend Christmas in the Caribbean? Why not try a cruise? Enter Azamara, which is offering a special eight-night Caribbean Christmas Cruise out of PortMiami. Azamara offers a very different kind of Caribbean cruise experience, with …

 Royal Caribbean Cruises is going green in a major way. The company has announced plans to power its newest class of ships with liquefied natural gas and introduce the use of fuel cell technology. Royal Caribbean has signed a memorandum …

Cruise Growth

 Puerto Rico’s cruise sector continues to grow, according to the island’s latest projections. The island is on pace to break its cruise passenger records for the second time in three years, led by the Port of San Juan, which set …

Adam Goldstein

 Royal Caribbean Cruises President and COO Adam Goldstein has been named the new chairman of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. The new appointment, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2017, was announced during this year’s FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show …

Caribbean's Biggest Cruise Conference

 The largest cruise conference in the Caribbean launches this week in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Cruise Conference and Trade Show is a four-day event that will bring together more than 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 …

LNG

 Carnival Corporation has announced a new multi-ship order for its first-ever liquefied natural gas-powered cruise ships. The company is scheduled to take delivery of two 180,000-gross-registered-ton cruise ships in 2020 and 2022 which will be the largest in the company’s …

Demi Lovato

 Celebrity Cruises has signed music superstar Demi Lovato to kick off its new Concert Series this winter season. The concert will take place in St Maarten, and be available for four Caribbean itineraries: a 14-night Caribbean holiday on Celebrity Equinox, …

Lip Sync Battle

 Carnival Cruise Line is partnering with Spike TV’s show “Lip Sync Battle’ for a unique new cruise ship experience. The partnership is a recreation of the show, which pits contestants in a head-to-head competition to create the “most unforgettable lip-sync …

Norwegian Cruise Line

 Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its partnership with Margaritaville, the company announced this week. The plan is to add two new Margaritaville at Sea restaurants onboard its Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway cruise ships. “Norwegian Cruise Line has been bringing …

 Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism says it will look to the Chinese market as it seeks to boost earnings in its cruise ship sector by 2021. This was the message delivered by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett following his recent tour of …