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Carnival’s Newest Ship Launches Caribbean Cruises

 Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship has come to the Caribbean.  The line’s new Mardi Gras cruise ship kicked off its maiden voyage this week, with a seven-day Caribbean cruise sailing out of Port Canaveral.  That included a return to cruising …

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Carnival Cruise Line Plans More Ship Restarts in the Caribbean

 Carnival Cruise Line is planning to relaunch three more cruise ships for the Caribbean in September, the company said.  That will be followed by another four in October, bringing the company’s total number of relaunched ships to 15.  The three …

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Carnival Continues Galveston Cruise Relaunch

 Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its cruise relaunch in Galveston, with a third ship returning to service.  The latest Carnival ship to resume operations is Carnival Breeze, which restarted operations from the Texas port this week.  The ship is sailing …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is set to begin its long-awaited return to Caribbean cruising later this summer.  The cruise giant will resume cruise operations in the region with eight ships by the end of August, the company confirmed this week.  That …

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 Belize is set to welcome back its first cruise ship call since the onset of the pandemic, Caribbean Journal has learned. On July 7, the Carnival Vista ship will call on Belize, tourism officials confirmed this week.  Because the ship …

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 The US Virgin Islands is set to host a one-of-a-kind, in-person carnival event for vaccinated patrons next week.  And while it’s a major step forward for live events in the Caribbean, it has a pair of broader purposes: encouraging vaccinations …

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 St Croix’s popular Crucian Christmas Festival is going virtual this year.  The island’s annual holiday fete will run virtually from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, with a “robust” lineup of music, entertainment and online events, according to the US Virgin …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has announced a plan to “phase-in service,” with its first cruises slated to resume on Aug. 1. The cruise brand made the announcement while also revealing all cruises in North America from June 27 to July 31 …

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 The US Virgin Islands Department of Festival’s popular launch of a virtual carnival series is expanding.  After the successful debut of the “Home Wuk” virtual carnival series, the USVI is adding more “stay-at-home” opportunities celebrating Carnival Virgin Islands, according to …

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 With the Carnival Virgin Islands postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the popular St Thomas festival is going virtual.  That means you can bring the rhythm of one of the Caribbean’s hottest carnivals right into your home.  The US Virgin Islands …

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 Carnival says it is extending its pause in operation through May 11, the company announced this week.  Carnival said all North America sailings will be paused until May 11, “as COVID-19 continues to impact global health and commerce.” For now, …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is making big moves in Norfolk.  The cruise line has signed a five-year agreement with the city of Norfolk to operate seasonal cruises from the city’s Half Moone Cruise Center through the year 2025.  Norfolk has agreed …

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 St Thomas is gearing up to host the 68th anniversary of Carnival Virgin Islands. This year’s celebration of the territory’s culture, cuisine, history, music and people bears the slogan “All Eyes on We for 2020.” “The events we’ve planned should …

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 Carnival Corporation is launching four new cruise ships this year, the company announced this week.  That will include the new Iona for P&O Cruises UK; Enchanted Princess for Princess Cruises; Mardi Gras for Carnival Cruise Line and Costa Firenze for …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has pushed back its planned launch for its highly-anticipated new Mardi Gras cruise ship.  The cruise line said shipbuilder Meyer Turku had informed it that delivery would be delayed, meaning the first revenue sailing of the ship …

carnival miracle mexico cruises

 Carnival Cruise Line has launched new cruises to Mexico out of the Port of San Diego. The company’s Carnival Miracle ship is homeporting in San Diego, the first Carnival ship to sail out of the city in seven years. Carnival …

saint lucia thoroughbred

 Just in time for its National Day, the island of Saint Lucia is set to launch its very own thoroughbred industry.  Horse racing will officially launch in Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 12 with the launch of the 2019 Caribbean Equine …

carnival new ship panorama

 Carnival Cruise Line has taken delivery of another new cruise ship, the company announced this week.  The new Carnival Panorama is the 27th ship in the brand’s fleet, and the third in the company’s Vista class of ships.  Carnival Panorama …