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Celebrity Cruises New Ship

Celebrity Cruises Orders Another New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Celebrity Cruises brand has ordered another new ship, the company said. Celebrity has inked an agreement with shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for what would be a fifth “Edge-class” ship, slated for delivery …

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Windstar Kicks Off $250 Million Fleet Enhancement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises has cut the first steel on what will be a $250 million fleetwide enhancement project. The “Star Plus” initiative will take half of its fleet and renovate each ship, including …

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Mexico’s Vidanta Is Starting Its Own Cruise Brand

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Mexican resort brand Vidanta is starting its own boutique cruise brand: Vidanta Cruises. Grupo Vindata has announced its entry into the cruise industry, following in the footsteps of resort brand Ritz-Carlton, which is already close to …

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princess cruises mexico

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises officially kicked off its new season of Mexican Riviera cruises this week, part of a wider push on the West Coast. The company’s Royal Princess cruise ship arrived in the Port of Los Angeles …

holland america mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America will be sailing 20 cruises across the Mexican Riviera in the upcoming 2019-2020 cruise season. That includes 20 cruises across three ships, led by a series of seven-day itineraries aboard the line’s Oosterdam …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has big plans in Port Canaveral. The cruise giant has officially broken ground on a new $163 million cruise complex called Cruise Terminal 3. The new terminal, called the “Launch Pad,” will …

royal caribbean cruises new

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

princess cruises michelin star

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is upping its culinary game on its Caribbean cruises. The cruise line has tapped three-star Michelin Star Chef Emmanuel Renaut to introduce a French restaurant on its Sky Princess cruise ship. The new …

princess cruises new ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is expanding its Wi-Fi offering on six cruise ships, the company announced this week. The brand’s MedallionNet Wi-Fi, what it bills as “the best Wi-Fi at sea,” will be added on six new …

Bahamas MSC Ocean Cay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises has revealed more details at its new, soon-to-launch Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve private island destination. The new cruise stop in The Bahamas will officially debut Nov. 9, according to the company. The …

Celebrity Cruises New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Celebrity Edge cruise ship has launched its first-ever cruise to the Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises’ new state-of-the-art ship made its first-ever Caribbean call this week with a stop in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. …

san francisco cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The California cruise market is heating up — and one major player is leading the way. Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its California expansion with plans to operate its first-ever cruises from San Francisco. That will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is set to bring its Royal Princess cruise ship to the Port of Los Angeles. Beginning March 23, the 3,560-passenger ship will homeport in Los Angeles, following a renovation project that added new …

barbuda windstar

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

celebrity edge port everglades

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What just might be the most anticipated cruise ship of 2018 has officially arrived at its new homeport in Florida. Celebrity Cruises’ new Celebrity Edge ship has arrived at Port Everglades’ Terminal 25 following its …

celebrity edge fort lauderdale

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The highly-anticipated new Celebrity Edge ship is set to arrive at her new home in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades cruise port on Monday, Nov. 19. Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship will join the company’s fleet on Monday, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is planning a new $250 million fleet upgrade project, the company said. The multi-year “Star Plus Initiative” will “impact and enhance” all aspects of the experience on the brand’s Star-Class …

new york cuba cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning to launch its first-ever cruises from New York to Cuba in 2020. The Carnival Radiance cruise ship will undertake the first voyages from New York as part of a wider …