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Regent Seven Seas Is Adding New Caribbean Ports

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for …

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Saint Lucia Set to Begin Airport Transformation Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia will soon begin work on its highly-anticipated transformation of Hewanorra International Airport, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Work will begin in the coming weeks, he said at a press briefing this week. …

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Op-Ed: Rethinking Caribbean Cruise Port Revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ 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 banded …

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bahamas royal caribbean destinations

 By Alexander Britell Royal Caribbean opened eyes earlier this year when it submitted a letter of intent to purchase The Bahamas’ Grand Lucayan resort, the first move of its kind for the company. Now, the company is shedding some light …

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 By Alexander Britell The US Virgin Islands is already one of the Caribbean’s biggest cruise powers — but new Governor Albert Bryan Jr wants to take things to the next level. The USVI is determined to position itself as the …

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 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 Princess Cruises has officially unveiled its new Caribbean itineraries for the 2019-2020 season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The season will be highlighted by the launch of Princess Cruises’ new Sky Princess ship, which will make …

Carnival Vista

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is returning to some of the cruise ports hit hard by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced this week. Several of Carnival’s brands are returning to Grand Turk, St Thomas and San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Royal Caribbean International is officially returning to the ports of San Juan and St Maarten. The company announced that its Freedom of the Seas ship would call on San Juan on Nov. 30, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Tortola Pier Park, the British Virgin Islands’ major cruise destination, is committing to a “quick recovery” in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Tortola Pier Park is slated for a partial reopening of …

Grenada Air Canada Rouge

 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S – The Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is poised to see a big jump in cruise ship calls this coming season. Grenada is expecting to see an additional 28 cruise ship calls in the 2017-2018 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The best Caribbean ports don’t just give you a sample of the culture of the larger destination, they also provide worthy “shopportunities” at every price point. So if you want a tangible reminder of the …

Grenada

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor While the town of St. George’s is among the most charming Caribbean ports, it hasn’t yet been able to attract major cruise attention. That could change soon, however, thanks to efforts by the Grenada Tourism Authority, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean cruise is never a bad idea but not all ports are created equal. These 10 ports of call, which offer a winning combination of passenger facilities and proximity to the island attractions we …

 The Caribbean is the most popular cruising destination in the world, and the cruise industry is one of the most significant drivers of Caribbean tourism . In the 2011/2012 cruise year, for example, cruise tourism led to more than 45,000 …

 Above: St Croix (USVI Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Returning from meetings with cruise line executives in Florida last week, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh said he emerged encouraged. De Jongh, along with officials from the Department …

 Jamaican Senator Seeks Digital Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a period of delays at Jamaican ports, the country’s customs department said it has identified areas of delay, and will implement strategies aimed at ensuring timely cargo clearance at …