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Virgin Voyages Takes Delivery of First Cruise Ship Ahead of Miami Debut

 In a huge milestone for Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages has officially taken delivery of its first-ever cruise ship, Scarlet Lady.  Scarlet Lady will be homeporting in Miami for a series of Caribbean cruises beginning in March.  …

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Cozumel Airport Starts Off Strong in 2020

 The island destination of Cozumel in Mexico is off to a strong start in 2020, according to new data from ASUR, which manages Cozumel’s airport.  Cozumel International Airport reported 58,437 passengers in January, representing a 5.9 percent increase compared to …

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The Next Great Caribbean Scuba Diving Destination

 The scuba diving circuit in the Caribbean has long been a rarefied one, with a small group of destinations like Bonaire and Cozumel drawing the world’s top divers and enthusiasts.  Now a new scuba diving player has emerged: Antigua.  The …

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 Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is adding more new routes to the Caribbean next year — to The Bahamas, Cozumel and Puerto Rico. The company, which has been rapidly expanding its Caribbean network over the past several years, has announced plans to …

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 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is set for another expansion of service to the Caribbean in 2020, according to the company. Southwest will be launching new nonstop routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Turks and Caicos next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is returning to Tampa for the 2020 season for Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. The cruise line will return to Port Tampa Bay for a “full season” including 18 cruises …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is bringing a significant new cruise ship to the Caribbean next year. The company’s 27th ship, the new “Quantum Ultra”-class Odyssey of the Seas, will make its debut in Fort Lauderdale in November …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding MSC Cruises is adding Tampa as its newest homeport, the company said in a statement. Beginning in Nov. 2020, MSC will be sailing from Tampa to the Caribbean, Mexico and The Bahamas year-round. That …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Martha Stewart is getting into the Caribbean cruise industry. The home and lifestyle titan is partnering with Swiss cruise company MSC Cruises, with plans to offer curated excursions, gift packages and special onboard menus and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two Mexican Caribbean airports are among the hottest in the region. According to new data from Mexican company ASUR, which manages eight airports in Mexico, both Cancun and Cozumel are seeing continued surging air traffic …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista ship has made its debut in Galveston. The ship immediately becomes the largest ever ship to homeport in the Texas port. Carnival Vista, part of the company’s newest and largest …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A seeing some flattening in international traffic in recent months, the Mexican Caribbean’s major air hub is seeing a rebound. Cancun International Airport reported 2.198 million passengers in August, a 5.6 percent increase compared to …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …