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Carnival Relaunches Cruises From Tampa

 Carnival Cruise Line’s cruise relaunch has continued with a restart of its operations out of Tampa.  The company’s Carnival Pride cruise ship kicked off its first sailing out of Tampa since the pandemic this weekend.  A second Tampa-based ship, Carnival …

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Carnival Cruise Line Returns to St Maarten

 Cruise giant Carnival Cruise Line has made its return to the island of St Maarten.  The company’s Carnival Freedom arrived at Port St Maarten this week, the first Carnival call on the island since the onset of the pandemic — after …

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Royal Caribbean Is Returning to Jamaica

 Royal Caribbean is set to resume cruise calls to Jamaica beginning in November, tourism officials told Caribbean Journal this week.  The island’s cruise industry relaunched this summer, and now Royal Caribbean is planning to make its return to Jamaica after …

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 Carnival Corporation will continue its global cruise relaunch this fall, with the expectation of returning to over 50 percent of its total fleet capacity by the end of October.  That’s in line with Carnival’s previously-stated plans to resume service with …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has relaunched operations from the Port of New Orleans, the first cruise line to restart at the port since the onset of the pandemic.  Carnival Glory is sailing a seven-day cruise this week that will stop in …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has launched another ship to the Caribbean, with the restart of Carnival Pride from Baltimore.  Carnival Pride is sailing seven-day cruises to The Bahamas, with stops in Nassau, Freeport and the company’s private-island destination, Half Moon Cay.  …

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 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 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 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 …