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A Bigger Cruise Pier in St Croix?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise passenger visits to the island of St Croix. The plan would be to modify the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted …

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Royal Caribbean Adding More Cruises From New York Area

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding its cruise network out of the greater New York City area, the company said on Wednesday. The cruise line will be adding new cruises in 2020-2021 on the Oasis of the …

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More Cruise Ships Heading to St Kitts

 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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st kitts cruise growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St. Kitts and Nevis is seeing continued growth in its increasingly important cruise sector. The destination reports it is attracting more than one million passengers per season. “We are having bigger ships,” said Minister of Tourism, …

st maarten symphony of the seas

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Symphony of the Seas, the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet, made its inaugural call to Port St. Maarten this week. This was the ship’s first port of call in the Eastern Caribbean after leaving …

celebrity edge port everglades

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What just might be the most anticipated cruise ship of 2018 has officially arrived at its new homeport in Florida. Celebrity Cruises’ new Celebrity Edge ship has arrived at Port Everglades’ Terminal 25 following its …

st kitts cruise ships

 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 …

celebrity edge fort lauderdale

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The highly-anticipated new Celebrity Edge ship is set to arrive at her new home in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades cruise port on Monday, Nov. 19. Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship will join the company’s fleet on Monday, …

st kitts cruise ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s largest cruise ship has arrived in Port Canaveral. Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas has made its debut in Port Canaveral, having arrived from Malaga, Spain. The ship, which has a capacity …

royal caribbean navigator

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning a $115 million makeover for its Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. The focus of the large-scale transformation will be on experiences, from a new poolscape, two new waterslides, the “first …

st maarten cruise season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is kicking off the 2018-2019 high cruise season this month, with several multiple-ship days on the agenda for November. The first six-ship day will be Nov. 14, followed by another on Nov. 28, …

celebrity edge fort lauderdale

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity Cruises has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship, Celebrity Edge, the company said. The new ship, which was welcomed in the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, is the product of four years of …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silversea Cruises is planning a major fleet expansion, the boutique cruise company said Monday. Silversea has signed a memorandum of understanding with Meyer Werft to build two new ships as part of what the brand …

royal caribbean new ship

 By Alexander Britell Cruise passenger arrivals continue to boom in Antigua and Barbuda, part of a concerted effort to turn the Eastern Caribbean port into one of the region’s leading cruise players. And the destination’s efforts seem to be paying …

azamara cruise ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s luxury small-ship cruise line, Azamara Club Cruises, has debuted the newest addition to its fleet. The company held a naming ceremony onboard the ship in Southampton last week, featuring the ship’s two “Godmothers”: …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxe small-ship cruise line has officially joined the Royal Caribbean Cruises portfolio. The companies have closed on the previously announced acquisition by Royal Caribbean of a two-thirds stake in Silversea. “We are proud to officially …

puerto rico allegiant

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing very strong cruise numbers in 2018, according to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello — and the island is even breaking records. The island actually set a new record for cruise passenger …

St Kitts Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Port Zante just set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals, welcoming its 1 millionth passenger of 2018 in just the seventh month of the year. Officials said the milestone gave the island …