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St Kitts and Nevis Marks Return of Large Cruise Ships

 St Kitts and Nevis has kick-started its 2021-2022 cruise season with the return of the first large cruise ship to Port Zante.  Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox visited the island on Sept. 14, the first major ship to call on the …

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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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Cruise Ships Return to the US Virgin Islands

 The US Virgin Islands’ cruise industry has relaunched.  This week, Celebrity Edge became the first cruise ship to visit the USVI since the onset of the pandemic, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  It’s a major step forward for the …

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 Royal Caribbean has returned to cruising from the United States.  The cruise giant’s Freedom of the Seas ship became the first Royal Caribbean cruise ship in the US to welcome back guests in 16 months, launching a Bahamas cruise out …

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 Royal Caribbean International has officially returned to Grand Bahama.  The cruise line’s Adventure of the Seas completed its inaugural home-porting ceremony on the island this week, with 1,000 passengers sailing out of the ship’s new homeport in Nassau. It marked …

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 Royal Caribbean has made its return to The Bahamas, with the home-porting of Adventure of the Seas in Nassau.  The ship arrived this week to the port of Nassau, following a year-long shutdown of the cruise industry amid the global …

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 Royal Caribbean will be launching cruises this summer out of a new homeport: Bermuda.  Continuing a trend of cruise lines launching from new homeports with the CDC still banning U.S.-based cruises, the cruise giant will run a series of seven-night …

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 The Bahamas is the new epicenter of Caribbean cruising. Royal Caribbean is returning to Caribbean cruising this summer, becoming the second major cruise line to homeport in Nassau.  The cruise line will be launching a series of seven-night cruises on …

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 Royal Caribbean Group has completed the sale of its Azamara brand to Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction for $201 million.  The sale included Azamara’s three ships and associated intellectual property, according to a statement.  Royal …

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 Royal Caribbean Cruises has a new name.  The cruise giant has rebranded itself as the Royal Caribbean Group, the company said this week.  “The name is simpler, fresher and more modern. It’s also more descriptive—Royal Caribbean Group sounds like a parent company …

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 Cruise giant Royal Caribbean has extended the suspension of its sailings through July 31, the company announced in a statement.  The cruise pause had initially been slated to run through June 11.   Royal Caribbean said it expected to return …

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 Cruise giant Royal Caribbean has announced the suspension of its cruises in the United States for 30 days, as the major cruise lines have shut down their regional operations in the midst of the growing coronavirus pandemic. The move effectively …

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 A partnership between Royal Caribbean International and Bahamas Port Investments has purchased the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The government of The Bahamas was the seller of the property, which it had originally purchased the resort …

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 The Port of St Maarten will get a boost this year with a series of additional calls by cruise giant Royal Caribbean. Royal Caribbean has modified its regional itineraries by adding 15 new stops in St Maarten this year. That …

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 Royal Caribbean International is bringing its first-ever “Royal Beach Club” to the fast-growing cruise destination of Antigua.  Royal Caribbean and the government of Antigua and Barbuda have signed an agreement for the new beach destination, which is slated to break …

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 Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay private destination in The Bahamas has added a new beach club.  It’s called Coco Beach Club, and it’s the final phase of the $250 million project that first debuted last year.  The new beach …

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 Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise …

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 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …