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Holland America Line’s Newest Panama Canal Cruises

 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 …

Norwegian Adding More Panama Canal Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is adding more options to cruise the Panama Canal, Caribbean Journal has learned. Next year, the company will be positioning its Norwegian Joy cruise ship to Los Angeles for a season of …

Carnival Adding More Cruises to Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is adding to its growing presence in California, the company said this week. After the company expanded its offering earlier this year out of Long Beach, Carnival announced plans next year to return to …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading cruise line in the Panama Canal is expanding its presence. Princess Cruises has announced plans to offer its largest deployment ever to the Panama Canal for the 2019-2020 season, highlighted by the maiden …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking of a Caribbean cruise out of Tampa? Carnival has you covered. Carnival Cruise Line has kicked off a year-round program of seven-day Caribbean cruises from Tampa, doubling the line’s capacity at the port. Carnival …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In 1967, Princess Cruises became the first cruise line to bring passengers through the Panama Canal. Now, in another major milestone, Princess’ Caribbean Princess ship has become the first megaship to pass through the canal’s …

 Looking to cruise to the Panama Canal? Holland America Line is adding more cruises to the Panama Canal, the cruise line announced this week. Holland America will be sending eight ships and 19 cruises to the Canal between fall 2017 …

 Above: the new plaque memorializing West Indian workers at the canal By the Caribbean Journal staff The Panama Canal turns 100 on Saturday, and Panama is being joined by countries around the world in celebrating its centennial. But the dream …

 Above: the Panama Canal (Photo: Panama Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Progress on the expansion of the Panama Canal was at 48.9 percent through November, the Panama Canal Authority announced in a press release Monday. The report came as …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff With the expansion of the Panama Canal and an increasing number of foreign investment opportunities, Panama could be a major partner for the Caribbean, according to President Ricardo Martinelli. The …

 Above: Martenelli and Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli hosted Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for talks Monday on security, commerce, investment and the expansion of the Panama Canal. The two sides …

 Above: the Panama Canal By the Caribbean Journal staff Jorge Luis Quijano has been named the new Panama Canal Administrator, succeeding Alberto Aleman Zubieta. Quijano will lead the canal as it undergoes its much-anticipated expansion. Zubeita, who has led the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama is working to increase its ability to withstand natural disasters, like the severe flooding that disrupted navigation on the Panama Canal in 2010. Now, with help from a $100 million standby loan from the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is prioritizing the expansion of its seaports, according to Works Minister Mike Henry. The country is aiming to capitalize on the country’s location in relation to other countries in the hemisphere, especially given the …