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Celebrity Cruises Returns to Antigua and Barbuda

 Large-vessel cruising has returned to Antigua and Barbuda.  Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox ship called on the Antigua Cruise Port in St John’s this week, the first large vessel to visit the twin-island destination since the onset of the pandemic.  The …

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Caribbean Cruises

 Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness brand, Goop, is launching a series of Caribbean cruises, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The sailings are the product of a partnership between Goop and Celebrity Cruises, which will be bringing goop personalities on board for a series …

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Cruises Are Back in St Kitts and Nevis

 The cruise industry in St Kitts and Nevis is back. The twin-island federation welcomed back its first ship this week with the arrival of Seabourn Odyssey, and there are more to come. That will soon be followed on July 29, …

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 Cruise passengers visiting St Kitts and Nevis will participate in “bubble tours” to ensure the destination’s safety.  From July 22 onwards, passengers will visit specific destinations in designated transportation, according to Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant.  “When the passengers alight from …

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 The US Virgin Islands’ cruise industry has relaunched.  This week, Celebrity Edge became the first cruise ship to visit the USVI since the onset of the pandemic, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  It’s a major step forward for the …

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 Celebrity Cruises has officially kicked off the first cruise form the United States in 15 months.  The Celebrity Edge ship began a sailing from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, the first cruise ship to sail from a U.S. port in more …

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 The first Caribbean cruise in more than a year officially set sail this weekend in St Maarten.  Celebrity Millennium kicked off a seven-night sailing from the Port of St Maarten on Saturday, a return for the cruise industry in the …

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 Norwegian Cruise Line is relaunching operations in the Caribbean.  And continuing the post-pandemic trend, the cruise line will begin by homeporting a pair of ships in the region.  That will include Norwegian Joy, which will homeport in Montego Bay, and …

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 Celebrity Cruises will be relaunching operations out of the island of St Maarten in June, the company announced this week.  The move to a Caribbean homeport follows last week’s announcement by Crystal Cruises that would relaunch cruises with a homeport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-be-upgraded Celebrity Constellation cruise ship is headling Celebrity Cruises’ return to Tampa Bay. The Celebrity Cruises ship, which had been stationed in Asia, will be homeporting at Port Tampa Bay for the winter 2020 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new …

Celebrity Cruises New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Celebrity Cruises brand has ordered another new ship, the company said. Celebrity has inked an agreement with shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for what would be a fifth “Edge-class” ship, slated for delivery …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff What just might be the most anticipated cruise ship of 2018 has officially arrived at its new homeport in Florida. Celebrity Cruises’ new Celebrity Edge ship has arrived at Port Everglades’ Terminal 25 following its …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The highly-anticipated new Celebrity Edge ship is set to arrive at her new home in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades cruise port on Monday, Nov. 19. Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship will join the company’s fleet on Monday, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was another time in transatlantic journeys, when travelers sailed on grand, ornate ships, the vessels themselves at the heart of the glamorous life. At the heart of these ships there was always a remarkable …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced the acquisition of a significant stake in ultra-luxe small-ship cruise line Silversea Cruises. The agreement includes the acquisition of a two-thirds equity stake in Silversea based on an enterprise value …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in regional cruising, and it’s seeing strong growth. Honduras is reporting 5 percent growth in cruise passenger arrivals, compared to its performance in 2016. That’s along with a host …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Maarten’s crusie renaissance continues in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Five cruise ships with over 10,000 cruise passengers and crew are slated to visit St. Maarten on Christmas and Boxing Day. The Marella Celebration and Royal Caribbean’s Independence …