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Windstar

Windstar Cruises Names New President

 Small-ship cruise brand Windstar Cruises has named a new president: John Delaney. The cruise veteran will take the helm as Windstar President on July 19, after previously serving as senior vice president of global marketing and sales at Seabourn. “We …

Tobago Cruise Growth

Trinidad and Tobago Showing Strong Cruise Growth

 It was a strong season for cruise arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Tourism Development Company. The island of Trinidad received 30,493 cruise passenger arrivals from 25 cruises, while Tobago saw 70,298 passengers …

Miami Cruise Terminal

Royal Caribbean Plans Major New Miami Cruise Terminal

 Royal Caribbean is making a big move in Miami. The cruise giant has signed an agreement with Miami-Dade County to build a major new cruise terminal on land leased from the county. The new terminal will serve as a homeport …

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Bermuda Cruise

 Norwegian Cruise Line’s newly renovated Norwegian Dawn sailed this week into its homeport of Boston, from where it will sail on a new Bermuda Cruise each week through October. The ship’s renovation is a part of the Norwegian Edge program, a …

princess caribbean destination

 Leading cruise line Princess Cruises has announced a new Caribbean destination. The company will be offering several Caribbean vacation packages in 2017-2018, with the launch of new sailings to the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The cruises will be …

adventure of the seas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning another major renovation on on of its ships. The company is planning a $61 million revitalization project on the Adventure of the Seas ship. The changes will include new “dual racer” …

viking ocean cruises caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises has announced the addition of ten new itineraries for its 2017 and 2018 sailings. Among the more than 30 new ports of call Viking is adding to its itineraries are several located throughout the …

norwegian island

 Cruise giant Norwegian Cruise Line has announced plans for a number of upgrades at its Great Stirrup Cay private island in the Bahamas. The upgrades are part of a wider $400 million investment program called The Norwegian Edge that the …

 Thinking of heading on a Princess cruise to the Caribbean next year? The company has announced its new 2017-2018 Americas cruise calendar, including sailings to the Caribbean, the Panama Canal and Mexico. The portfolio of itineraries ranges from three to …

Fathom travel

 By Simons ChaseCJ Contributor I have to confess my skepticism when I decided to cruise aboard Carnival’s new cruise line, Fathom, on a “voluntourism” or “social impact” journey to the Dominican Republic. After all, in an industry that seems to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is returning to New York beginning in the fall of 2017, with plans for sailings to the Bahamas. Disney will operate a total of six seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago had a very “fruitful” cruise season this year, according to Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Tobago’s Secretary of Division of Tourism and Transport. The season brought around 106,000 cruise passengers, the largest number of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of the world’s largest cruise ship, the Harmony of the Seas. The company took delivery of the ship in a ceremony in Saint Nazaire, France, after 32 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival’s newest cruise ship has a party piece: the first-ever IMAX Theater at sea. The theater on Carnival Vista has a three-deck-high screen, offering what the company calls an “immersive cinema experience.” The 187-seat IMAX …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Modern mega-ships can take you to marquee Caribbean ports such as San Juan, Puerto Rico; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and St Thomas in the USVI. But the region’s lesser-known cruise stops are worth a look, too.  …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This week, cruise giant Royal Caribbean made news in announcing that it would be expanding its VOOM high-speed Wi-Fi to all 24 of its ships. That seems to have kicked off a cruise line Wi-Fi …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is showing significant growth in cruise arrivals, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The destination has reported a 64 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals in 2015, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding what it calls the fastest internet at sea to all of its ships. The company has launched its VOOM high-speed internet on all 24 ships sailing around the world. “VOOM is …