Holland America’s Newest Caribbean Cruises

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America is planning 160 cruises to the wider Caribbean region for the upcoming winter cruise season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Seattle-based cruise line will sail a range of itineraries from seven to 21 […]


Princess Cruises Planning Big Wi-Fi Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning a major expansion of what the company calls the “best Wi-Fi at sea.” The cruise line will be expanding its MedallionNet service to six new ships in 2020, including Grand Princess, […]


Carnival Readies for Mexico Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is readying its Carnival Panorama cruise ship for its highly-anticipated expansion of Mexico cruises. Carnival Panorama has completed its sea trials in the Adriatic Sea in anticipation of its launch from Long […]


Carnival Planning Big Bermuda Expansion

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival is planning a big Bermuda expansion. Carnival Cruise Line will operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020, with more than 40 voyages visiting the destination, including a total of 8 week-long cruises departing […]

Op-Ed: Rethinking Caribbean Cruise Port Revenues

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By Robert MacLellan CJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they […]

Royal Caribbean Orders Another New LNG Cruise Ship

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises is adding another new ship to its growing fleet. The company has entered into an agreement with Meyer Turku to order a third “Icon-class” ship, slated for delivery in 2025. The as-yet-unnamed […]


In The Bahamas, a New Kind of Cruise Destination

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By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, more and more private cruise destinations have been popping up around the region, from Belize to The Bahamas. But a new private port of call set to debut this fall will be […]

Holland America Line’s Newest Panama Canal Cruises

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is planning a big push to the Panama Canal this upcoming season. The cruise line will run a total of 32 sailings to the Canal from September 2019 and May 2020, it […]

Carnival Launches Charleston-Caribbean Cruises

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise giant Carnival Cruise Line has launched its newest cruises out of the Port of Charleston. The company’s Carnival Sunshine, which recently underwent a $200 million makeover, had initially relaunched with a series of cruises […]


Royal Caribbean Opens $250M “Perfect Day” in The Bahamas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially opened its new $250 million private island destination in The Bahamas. The new project is set at the northwestern edge of the Berry Islands chain in The Bahamas highlighted by a […]

This Is What Carnival’s New Suites Will Look Like

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new […]

Celebrity Cruises Orders Another New Ship

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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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