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Celebrity Cruises Is Returning to St Kitts

 One of the Caribbean’s leading cruise ports is continuing its comeback.  Another major cruise ship is returning to St Kitts’ Port Zante, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox ship will make its official return to the island on …

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Cruises Are Back in St Kitts and Nevis

 The cruise industry in St Kitts and Nevis is back. The twin-island federation welcomed back its first ship this week with the arrival of Seabourn Odyssey, and there are more to come. That will soon be followed on July 29, …

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St Kitts and Nevis to Run “Bubble Tours” for Cruise Passengers

 Cruise passengers visiting St Kitts and Nevis will participate in “bubble tours” to ensure the destination’s safety.  From July 22 onwards, passengers will visit specific destinations in designated transportation, according to Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant.  “When the passengers alight from …

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 St Kitts’ cruise sector continues to surge.  The island, which was recently named Caribbean Cruise Destination of the Year in the Caribbean Travel Awards, welcomed four cruise ships on Christmas Eve.  That meant a total of 13,000 visitors, including passengers …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s top cruise ports is expanding. St Kitts’ Port Zante has reached 90 percent completion of a major second cruise pier, according to St Kitts Public Infrastructure Minister Ian Patches Liburd. “The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s simple: St Kitts’ Port Zante has become one of the hottest cruise ports in the Caribbean. And that trend is set to continue this year, with seven ships slated to make their first visits …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante in St. Kitts is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019, officials said this week. The announcement came from Minister of Public Infrastructure, Ian …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking strong for St Kitts’ Port Zante so far this season, according to tourism officials. Four inaugural ship calls will be made to Basseterre’s cruise port later this month and in early December, …

 Port Zante is getting bigger By the Caribbean Journal staff The Canadian Commercial Corporation has partnered with the government of St Kitts and Nevis to build a second cruise pier at Basseterre’s Port Zante, the government announced. The pier means …

 Above: Norwegian Epic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Norwegian Epic cruise ship will be making its inaugural call to St Kitts on Wednesday. The 4,100-passenger ship will dock in Port Zante around 9 AM, remaining until 6 PM. Officials …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff More than 35,000 cruise passengers visited St Kitts over the Christmas holiday, according to data from the Marine Division of the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The cruise boost …

 Above: Port Zante (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts will be adding a second cruise pier at Port Zante in Basseterre. The government announced the move Wednesday following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the …

 Above: the Brilliance of the Seas ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas cruise ship made its first call in St Kitts this week. The 2,500-passenger ship arrived in Basseterre Harbour on Tuesday before departing …

 Above: Prime Minister Denzil Douglas (UN Photo: Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Zero tolerance on crime and violence is paramount for St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Denzil Douglas. Douglas, who was speaking at a ceremony …