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Norwegian Breakaway to Debut in New Orleans

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Norwegian Breakaway arrives in New Orleans this weekend, where it will sail five to 11-day cruises to the Caribbean.  At 1,068 feet and 145,655 gross tons, the recently-renovated ship is the largest to homeport in the …

Carnival Adding Short Cruises From New Orleans

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning an expansion of cruise offerings from New Orleans, with a focus on shorter getaways. Beginning in 2019, Carnival will be shifting its Carnival Valor shift to New Orleans to begin …

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Norwegian Breakaway to Homeport in New Orleans

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that New Orleans will be the new homeport for its Norwegian Breakaway ship. The 4,000-passenger ship will spend its winter 2018-2019 season sailing out of New Orleans to the Caribbean, …

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 Royal Caribbean is returning to the Port of New Orleans after a three-year hiatus. The cruise line has repositioned its Vision of the Seas cruise ship for the 2018-2019 winter season. The 915-foot ship will sail seven-night itineraries to destinations …

 There’s a new air route coming to Grand Bahama. Vacation Express is launching new nonstop flights from New Orleans to Freeport, Grand Bahama, starting May 27, 2017. The flights will depart weekly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport through …

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There will soon be a new source market for one of the Caribbean Basin’s largest hubs, Panama. Copa Airlines announced Thursday that it would be launching nonstop service four times a week …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin and New Orleans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the City of New Orleans, Louisiana are primed to work together on developing tourism in the Caribbean country, following a two-day visit by Haiti Tourism …

 Above: New Orleans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry is planning to send a mission to New Orleans in the middle of this month, with the goal of enhancing cooperation between the two sides. The mission should lead …

 Above: Qatar Ambassador Mohammed Abdulla Al-Rumaihi and Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Haiti and Qatar launched a joint development fund Tuesday, the culmination of a funding plan first pledged at a conference in …

 Above: one of the firm’s designs for housing in Jacmel By Alexander Britell The team at Vienna-based architecture firm trans_city_architecture is doing its part in redesigning and reconstructing the city of Jacmel, Haiti. Together, Mark Gilbert, Christian Aulinger and Georg …