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Windstar Is Adding New Caribbean Calls

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

Silversea Cruise Ships

Silversea Is Adding Three New Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silversea Cruises is planning a major fleet expansion, the boutique cruise company said Monday. Silversea has signed a memorandum of understanding with Meyer Werft to build two new ships as part of what the brand …

A New Kind of Luxury Cruise to Cuba

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new level of luxury cruise to Cuba — more immersive, with even more Cuban destinations. To meet what it called “luxury travelers’ growing interest in exploring Cuba beyond Havana,” Regent Seven Seas Cruises has …

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crystal cruises new ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise brand Crystal Cruises has shared the first renderings of its hotly-anticipated new “Diamond Class” ships. The new ships, the first of which will join the fleet in 2022, will weigh 67,000 gross tons, …

disney caribbean cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is coming to Louisiana. For the first time, one of the cruise brand’s ships will homeport at the Port of New Orleans. In 2020, the 2,400-passenger Disney Wonder cruise ship will launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is extending its 2019 cruise season on the Mexican Riviera, the company said this week. Holland America’s Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Oosterdam ships will sail a range of seven and 11-day Mexico cruises from San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was another time in transatlantic journeys, when travelers sailed on grand, ornate ships, the vessels themselves at the heart of the glamorous life. At the heart of these ships there was always a remarkable …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Holland America Line will be sailing more than 100 cruises to the Caribbean from October through April 2019, the company said this week. The cruises range from three to 21-day itineraries, across eight …

azamara cruise ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s luxury small-ship cruise line, Azamara Club Cruises, has debuted the newest addition to its fleet. The company held a naming ceremony onboard the ship in Southampton last week, featuring the ship’s two “Godmothers”: …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Corporation’s AIDA brand has debuted one of the most anticipated new ships in some time. It’s the new AIDAnova, and it’s the world’s first cruise ship to be powered both at sea and port by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is adding even more cruises to Cuba next year, the company said this week. The company’s Norwegian Sun ship will return to Port Canaveral in April 2019 with more Cuba itineraries, after …

princess cruises new ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is expanding with another new ship: Enchanted Princess. The company officially debuted the ship’s name this week, with plans to launch in 2020. Enchanted Princess’ arrival will be followed by another …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has tapped Mary Beth Wressell as the company’s new vice president of marketing and PR, the company announced. Wressell will oversee brand communications and partnerships for the line, which has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its Cuba cruises in a big way. The line’s new Seven Seas Splendor ship will make a splash in its inaugural year, sailing a total of nine …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Oceania Cruises is planning significant changes to four of its cruise ships, according to a statement from the company. The cruise line has launched what it’s calling OceaniaNEXT, an array of ship enhancements “designed to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises has launched a new beverage program, with a focus on signature cocktails. The new “globally inspired” cocktail offerings are the brainchild of master mixologist Rob Floyd, who has overseen what the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury small-ship cruise line Seabourn is getting into the Cuba business. The cruise line has announced that it has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from both Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxe small-ship cruise line has officially joined the Royal Caribbean Cruises portfolio. The companies have closed on the previously announced acquisition by Royal Caribbean of a two-thirds stake in Silversea. “We are proud to officially …