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Disney Magic Cruise Ship Getting Upgrades for 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is upgrading its Disney Magic cruise ship with a host of new amenities and experiences, according to the company. The changes, which will make their debut in March 2018, including a new …

Curaçao Opens New Mega Cruise Pier

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao’s fast-growing cruise industry received a significant boost this week with the debut of its new second cruise pier. The $43 million mega pier project aims to keep up with increasing cruise demand and a …

Norwegian Escape to Debut Spring 2018 in New York

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s highly-anticipated Norwegian Escape cruise ship is coming to New York in the spring of 2018, the company announced. The ship will be homeporting in Manhattan, with seven day cruises to Bermuda during …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is adding another culinary concept to Carnival cruise ships. It’s called Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse-Brewhouse, with a focus on smoked-on-board barbecue and craft beers brewed right on the ship. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s cruise industry is booming, according to recent projections from the country’s tourism ministry. Between October and Dec. 31 of this year, the destination will receive a projected 459,138 cruise arrivals across 226 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity is readying the debut of its new Celebrity Edge ship, and the company has announced a major new amenity: a state-of-the-art meeting space. It’s called The Meeting Place, and the 1,970-square-foot venue is a …

 A major cruise moment By Dana NilandCJ Travel Editor The Antiguan Cruise Sector registered an historic moment this week when Norwegian Breakaway, the largest cruise ship to dock at its port, arrived at the Nevis Street Pier. Antigua and Barbuda …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica received its first cruise ship call of the 2015/2016 season this week. The Carnival Royal Princess docked at Woodbridge Bay port, bringing thousands of visitors to the island’s shores. “I think this ship has …

 Above: Carnival Magic By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has announced two deployment changes intended to bolster its position in the homeports of Galveston, Texas and Port Canaveral, Fla. The repositioning is effective in 2016; Carnival Magic will shift …

 Above: Allure of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas cruise ship has completed an 18-day drydock revitalization, the company said. The project included the addition of three new restaurants (there are now 18 …

 Above; Quantum of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is adding another new megaship. The company announced that it had entered into an agreement with Germany’s Meyer Werft to order a fourth Quantum-class ship. The cruise ship …

 Above: the Explorer of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s government says it advised the Explorer of the Seas’ medical officer not to make its planned call on the island, which had been scheduled for Monday. The …

 Above: the MV Horizon By the Caribbean Journal staff The MV Horizon cruise ship has made its first official call to Tortola on Friday, the BVI Ports Authority announced. The ship is operated by Pullmantur Cruises. The ship, which previously …

 Above: the mountains outside Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti may welcome its first cruise ship to Port-au-Prince in 25 years, according to Minister of the Interior Thierry Mayard-Paul. “Haiti is at a turning point as …