Cruise Ships Return to Cartagena

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Cruise ships have returned to Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  The first cruise ship to return to the Port of Cartagena was Windstar’s Star Breeze ship this week.  So far, 26 cruise ships are expected to arrive in […]


Princess Cruises Is Returning Another Ship to the Caribbean

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Princess Cruises is planning a further Caribbean relaunch in 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned. The cruise line’s Island Princess ship will return to service in the spring of 2022, prior to its 14-day Panama Canal sailing on April 27, 2022. […]


First Cruise Ship Returns to Jamaica

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The first cruise ship in Jamaica since the onset of the pandemic called on Ocho Rios this week.  Carnival Sunshine’s return to Jamaica marked what officials called a “major step” in the phased reopening of Jamaica’s tourism sector.  “We welcome […]


Cruise Ships Return to St Vincent and the Grenadines

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Cruising has returned to St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The first cruise ship to call on St Vincent since the onset of the pandemic was Seabourn Odyssey this week, which visited the island of Bequia with a fully vaccinated ship.  […]

Crystal Adds More Bahamas Cruises

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Crystal Cruises’ ground-breaking Bahamas cruises have expanded, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-Bahamas itineraries, which includes stops in ports like San Salvador, Great Exuma and Long Island, are now operating from three homeports: Nassau, Bimini and Miami.  The “Bahamas Escapes” […]

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of New Cruise Ship

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Holland America Line has taken delivery of its newest ship, the Rotterdam.  The ship, which was built by Fincantieri, will spend its maiden season in the Caribbean.  Beginning this fall, the ship will sail out of Fort Lauderdale after a […]


Carnival Cruise Line Plans More Ship Restarts in the Caribbean

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Carnival Cruise Line is planning to relaunch three more cruise ships for the Caribbean in September, the company said.  That will be followed by another four in October, bringing the company’s total number of relaunched ships to 15.  The three […]

Cruises Are Back in St Kitts and Nevis

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The cruise industry in St Kitts and Nevis is back. The twin-island federation welcomed back its first ship this week with the arrival of Seabourn Odyssey, and there are more to come. That will soon be followed on July 29, […]

St Maarten Continues Cruising Rebound

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Long one of the Caribbean’s busiest cruise ports, St Maarten is in the midst of a full-fledged cruising comeback.  Six cruise ships will be calling at Port St Maarten through the end of this month alone, according to officials.  That […]


Carnival Continues Galveston Cruise Relaunch

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Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its cruise relaunch in Galveston, with a third ship returning to service.  The latest Carnival ship to resume operations is Carnival Breeze, which restarted operations from the Texas port this week.  The ship is sailing […]

Seabourn Returns to Antigua

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Boutique cruise firm Seabourn has returned to Antigua, part of the island’s cruise relaunch.  Seabourn Odyssey visited St John’s on July 20, the second cruise ship to call on the island since cruising restarted earlier this month.  The 11-deck cruise […]

St Kitts and Nevis to Run “Bubble Tours” for Cruise Passengers

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Cruise passengers visiting St Kitts and Nevis will participate in “bubble tours” to ensure the destination’s safety.  From July 22 onwards, passengers will visit specific destinations in designated transportation, according to Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant.  “When the passengers alight from […]


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