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The US Virgin Islands Cruise Industry Is Booming 

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If you’re on a cruise to the Caribbean, chances are you’ll be making a stop at one of the ports in the US Virgin Islands, where the cruise industry continues to boom.  Both St Thomas and St Croix experienced 13 […]

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Carnival Just Revealed More Details on Its New Grand Bahama Cruise Port

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Carnival Cruise Line is in the process of developing a major new cruise destination on the island of Grand Bahama, and now the company has revealed more details on the project. Carnival’s Celebration Key will be featuring a retail destination […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Is Adding Caribbean, Bahamas Cruises From a New US Homeport

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Norwegian Cruise Line is adding a new homeport next year: Jacksonville, Fla, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has signed a three-year agreement to homeport its Norwegian Gem cruise port in Jacksonville, beginning in November 2025.  The 2,394-guest-capacity ship will […]

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St Barth, Aruba to Headline Four Seasons’ Luxury Caribbean Cruises 

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Following the lead of Ritz-Carlton, whose Yacht Collection is already sailing the region, Four Seasons is getting into the ultra-small-ship luxury cruising space, with its first “yacht” under construction in Italy.  Now, the company has announced its first lineup of […]


Antigua Cruise Port Just Broke Its Single-Day Record

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Antigua’s fast-expanding cruise port just set an all-time record for visitors in a single day, Caribbean Journal has learned. The St John’s port welcomed 15,808 passengers last week, with a total of five different cruise ships in t John’s — […]


The Nassau Cruise Port Just Made History Again 

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Nassau’s booming cruise port just made history again on Tuesday, when a record-breaking seven ships called on the recently-revamped downtown port.  More than 20,000 passengers came to Bahamian shores on ships including Carnival Liberty, Vision of the Seas, Disney Wish, […]

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Fast-Growing Antigua Cruise Port Welcomes Another Ship 

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It’s one of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean: Antigua Cruise Port, which has continued to see sizzling growth both from cruise arrivals and a budding home-porting industry.  Antigua Cruise Port just welcomed another new ship to St John’s: […]


San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Cruise Port Is Getting a Makeover

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It’s one of the busiest ports in the Caribbean: the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where cruise passengers flock for the city’s mix of historic charm, towering colonial forts and vibrant culture.  Following a major new investment, a new […]


Nassau Cruise Port Just Broke Its All-Time Passenger Record 

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The Caribbean’s most popular cruise port just set another record, with The Bahamas’ Nassau Cruise Port marking 4.4 million cruise passenger arrivals in 2023.  That represented an all-time record for the cruise port, which recently completed a $250 million port […]

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A Strong Start to the Year for Antigua’s Cruise Industry 

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Antigua and Barbuda’s surging cruise industry is off to a very strong start so far in 2023, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes welcoming Virgin Voyages’ newest ship: Valiant Lady.  The ship, led by Captain Justin Lawes, was welcomed this […]


Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas Arrives in Miami

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Royal Caribbean’s massive new Icon of the Seas cruise ship has arrived in Miami ahead of its Caribbean launch.  Icon, the largest cruise ship in the world,  will begin its first Caribbean cruise on Jan. 27.  The ship, which will […]


The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Is Expanding Again

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the luxury hotle brand’s ultra-luxe small-ship cruise line, is now taking reservations for its third supeyacht, Luminara.  The new boutique cruise yacht (or however you want to describe it) will be sailing in the summer of […]


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