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Carnival’s P&O Cruises to Homeport New Ship in Antigua

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Continuing a growing trend of major cruise lines home-porting in the Caribbean, Carnival’s P&O Cruises brand has finalized negotiations to homeport a new mega-ship in Antigua.  The Arvia ship, which is currently under construction, will join the fleet in December […]


Virgin Voyages Postpones Launch to July, First Sailing to August

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Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages, has announced the “proactive” postponement of its official launch until July, in light of the novel coronavirus.  The launch of the adults-only cruise brand’s Scarlet Lady cruise ship is now scheduled to take […]


Carnival Signs Deal for More Norfolk-Caribbean Cruises

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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 […]


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

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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.  […]

Regent Seven Seas Has a New Cruise Ship

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Luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship, Seven Seas Splendor.  The 735-foot-long, 55,254-gross-ton ship will be making its maiden voyage to Miami this week before launching a series of itineraries in the Caribbean […]

Carnival Is Adding Four New Cruise Ships This Year

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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 […]


St Kitts Cruise Numbers Keep Surging

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St Kitts’ cruise sector continues to surge.  The island, which was recently named Caribbean Cruise Destination of the Year in the Caribbean Travel Awards, welcomed four cruise ships on Christmas Eve.  That meant a total of 13,000 visitors, including passengers […]

Carnival Pushes Back Launch Date for Mardi Gras Ship

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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 […]

MSC Meraviglia Makes First Cruise Call in St Maarten

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MSC Cruises’ MSC Meraviglia ship made its inaugural call on St Maarten this week.  It was the second inaugural call for Port St Maarten so far in the 2019-2020 cruise season.  “Once again Port St Maarten and the destination have been able […]


Thoroughbred Racing Is Coming to Saint Lucia

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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’s New Caribbean Cruises From Fort Lauderdale

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Carnival Cruise Line has brought its completely transformed Sunrise ship for a season of new Caribbean cruises out of Fort Lauderdale.  Carnival Sunrise officially launched its season of four and five-day Caribbean cruises this week. Each four-day cruise will be […]

Windstar Launches “Stretching” Process on First Ship


Windstar Cruises in in the midst of a unique fleet upgrade project — it’s “stretching” three cruise ships.  The $250 million “Star Plus” Initiative will literally cut three of its ships in half and add new 84-foot midsections, effectively “stretching” them […]


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