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Holland America Line Planning Caribbean Return

 Holland America is planning to return to the Caribbean this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Oct. 23, the cruise line will kick off a Caribbean season out of Fort Lauderdale with its first sailing on Nieuw Amsterdam.  That will …

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Princess Cruises Is Relaunching in the Caribbean

 Princess Cruises is set to relaunch its Caribbean cruises this fall, the company said this week.  That will include sailings on the company’s Enchanted Princess, Sky Princess, Regal Princess and Caribbean Princess ships.  Enchanted Princess will begin with two new …

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Seabourn Plans July Relaunch in the Caribbean

 Luxury cruise line Seabourn will relaunch its Caribbean cruises in July, the company said this week. The company’s Seabourn Odyssey ship will kick off Caribbean cruising in Bridgetown, Barbados on July 18. Seabourn is opening its Seabourn Odyssey voyages to …

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 Belize is set to welcome back its first cruise ship call since the onset of the pandemic, Caribbean Journal has learned. On July 7, the Carnival Vista ship will call on Belize, tourism officials confirmed this week.  Because the ship …

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 The first cruise ship has called on Barbados since the beginning of the pandemic back in 2020.  Celebrity Millennium, the first ship to sail in the Western Hemisphere since March 2020, called on Barbados this week as part of a …

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 Royal Caribbean will be officially restarting its Caribbean cruise operations in July with a special cruise to The Bahamas.  The cruise giant will relaunch July 2 with a sailing of its Freedom of the Seas ship from Miami to the …

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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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 Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has received a green light from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to run a test cruise, the company said.  The closed-group, simulated sailing will include a full evaluation of the company’s cleanliness and safety …

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 Another cruise line is planning a restart from within the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Following a number of major cruise lines that have launched homeporting in the Caribbean with the CDC’s no-sail order still in effect in the United …

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 Disney Cruise Line will bring its newest cruise ship to the Caribbean next year.  Beginning in the summer of 2022, the new Disney Wish ship will sail Caribbean itineraries out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  The first cruises will launch June …

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 St Kitts will be reopening its popular cruise port to cruise ships this summer, beginning with the return of Seabourn Odyssey, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  Seabourn will be sailing seven-day itineraries beginning in late July, with additional planned stops in …

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 Norwegian Cruise Line is returning to Belize this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The cruise giant’s Norwegian Joy ship will be departing from its home port in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Aug. 7 on an itinerary that will include a …

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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 …

antigua homeport p and o

 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 …

st kitts nevis vaccinated travelers

 St. Kitts and Nevis has evolved over the past decade or so into a multifaceted destination for both cruise stops and longer-term stays, with globally recognized attractions like the UNESCO-recognized Brimstone Hill fortress and the St. Kitts Scenic Railway, operating …

windstar cruises caribbean

 Boutique firm Windstar Cruises is relaunching its Caribbean operations, the company said this week.  The company will be resuming cruises with a vaccination requirement for all guests.  “Looking at the science behind the virus, we see consistent recommendations for wearing …

saint lucia cruise return

 Saint Lucia has begun work to prepare for the return of cruise tourism to the island.  Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Cruises brand will be returning to Saint Lucia this summer, calling on the island in a mid-July itinerary with its Celebrity …

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 Royal Caribbean Group has completed the sale of its Azamara brand to Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction for $201 million.  The sale included Azamara’s three ships and associated intellectual property, according to a statement.  Royal …