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Carnival Adding Tobago As Cruise Stop

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines will be sailing to the island of Tobago for the first time next year. The news was announced as part of a series of new longer voyages the …

Carnival Cruise Lines Making Return to Dominica

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines is returning to the island of Dominica for the 2014/2015 season. Dominica had been removed from the line’s itinerary in 2010. According to Kathleen Cuffy-Jno Jules, the company’s …

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO to Retire

 Above: Carnival Dream By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill is retiring, the company announced Thursday. Cahill will be retiring effective Nov. 30, following two decades of service at the company. He has served as CEO …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Carnival Magic By the Caribbean Journal staff A Dallas health worker whose presence on the Carnival Magic led to a major Ebola scare has tested negative for the virus, according to officials. The worker, who was suspected to have …

 Above: Carnival Magic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean had its first Ebola scare on Thursday night when it was discovered that a lab technician who may have handled Ebola samples at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital was on board. …

 Above: Port Castries By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Port Castries is readying for a big jump in cruise arrivals in the coming season. The island is slated to receive around 650,000 cruise passengers and 375 ships in the …

 Above: a Carnival cruise ship By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Caribbean’s newest port project is coming to Haiti. In a statement provided to Caribbean Journal, Carnival Corporation announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a …

 Above: the Carnaval des Fleurs (Photos: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitians gathered this weekend for the third annual Carnaval des Fleurs summer carnival in Port-au-Prince. The festival seeks to highlight Haiti’s flora; it is being held through …

 We continue our discovery of this week’s Caribbean Carnivals with a look at the Carnival in the Guadeloupe Islands, which put a French Caribbean spin on the West Indian carnival. The five-island archipelago spends months preparing for the fete. (All …

 This week is Caribbean Carnival season — and the region is full of seriously fun carnivals, including the one focused in Roseau, Dominica, our next stop on this Caribbean carnival tour. Explore the Nature Island’s own brand of carnival in …

 It’s here – the “Greatest Show on Earth,” carnival in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The annual fete has taken over the entire twin-island country of Trinidad and Tobago this week, although the revelry is focused in the capital, where carnival …

 Above: a carnival float in Gonaïves, Haiti (Photo: MC Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially begun its national carnival facilities in the city of Gonaïves in the Artibonite department. This is the third consecutive year that Haiti’s …

 Above: preparing for Carnival (MINUSTAH Photo/Jeffrey Clark Lochard) By the Caribbean Journal staff The city of Jacmel, Haiti celebrated its 2014 edition of carnival, an annual party that is among the Caribbean’s most famous fetes. This year’s carnival was being …

 Above: Micky Arison (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Cruise tourism accounts for more than $2 billion a year to the Caribbean region, and no one knows more about it than Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison (who also owns …

 Above: the new Carnival Sunshine By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Carnival Sunshine cruise ship set sail on its inaugural voyage from New Orleans to Cozumel and Grand Cayman this week. The 3,006-passenger ship underwent a $155 million, 75-day …

 Above: the Carnival Conquest in Tortola (GIS Photo/Ronnielle Frazer) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Carnival Conquest cruise ship made its first call to the British Virgin Islands on Thursday in Tortola. The ship was carrying almost 3,000 passengers and …

 Above: the meeting in USVI (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently held talks with Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald and other officials on the state of the USVI market. The …

 Above: the Notting Hill Carnival By the Caribbean Journal staff The Notting Hill Carnival officially began Sunday in London, the 47th edition of one of the world’s most famous Caribbean diaspora festivals. The West London neighbourhood began with a procession …