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St Kitts Just Topped 1 Million Cruise Passengers

 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 …

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises Is Building a New Terminal in Miami

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the lead of Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, cruise giant MSC has announced plans to build a new terminal of its own at PortMiami. MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade County have signed an agreement …

Royal Caribbean Adding More Bahamas Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean International’s Enchantment of the Seas has returned to homeport in Port Canaveral, the cruise line announced this week. The 2,950-passenger Enchantment of the Seas had previously been homeported at Port Canaveral until 2016. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has returned its Mariner of the Seas ship to PortMiami following a $120 million transformation project. The ship, which will be sailing four-night weekday and three-night weekend cruises from Miami to The Bahamas, …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced the acquisition of a significant stake in ultra-luxe small-ship cruise line Silversea Cruises. The agreement includes the acquisition of a two-thirds equity stake in Silversea based on an enterprise value …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a big environmental step, all 50 ships across the Royal Caribbean Cruises company fleet are getting rid of plastic straws, the company announced. That will mean cruise lines including Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Saint Lucia’s expanded cruise port just got a major new visitor. Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas visited the expanded Pointe Seraphine berth this week. Since the completion of the Pointe Seraphine berth extension project, the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has officially broken ground on a new dedicated cruise terminal at PortMiami. The 166,500-square-foot terminal will accommodate ships of up to 5,000 passengers, with technology aimed at speeding up faster embarkation and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top boutique hotels in The Bahamas is on the market. The Carriearl Hotel, a boutique hotel on the island of Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of The Bahamas, has been …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially taken delivery of what is now the world’s largest cruise ship: Symphony of the Seas. The 25th ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet, the ship measures 238 feet tall, 1,188 feet long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has appointed Adam Goldstein as the company’s new vice chairman, the cruise company announced this week. Goldstein had been serving as Royal Caribbean’s president and chief operating officer since 2014. Goldstein, a 30-year-veteran …

royal caribbean private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is in the midst of a $200 million transformation project at its CocoCay private island destination in the Bahamas. The project will rebrand CocoCay as “Perfect Day at CocoCay,” part of the company’s …

mariner of the seas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas cruise ship has completed a massive $90 million makeover. The transformed ship will begin sailing three and four-night voyages from PortMiami to the Bahamas beginning in June. The sailings …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is returning to St Maarten on Thursday, the latest cruise line to come back to St Maarten in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Regal Princess will be one of four cruise ships at …

port st maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Port St Maarten kicked off 2018 on a very high note Tuesday with more than 12,000 passengers arriving to St Maarten on three cruise ships. The first cruise vessels of the year in St Maarten …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals in a single year, tourism officials announced this week. The destination welcomed its record 812,864th cruise arrival for the calendar year, with American visitors Tom …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Maarten’s crusie renaissance continues in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Five cruise ships with over 10,000 cruise passengers and crew are slated to visit St. Maarten on Christmas and Boxing Day. The Marella Celebration and Royal Caribbean’s Independence …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is making its return to Port St Maarten on Sunday, Dec. 16. The visit by Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas will be the first Royal ship to visit the destination since Hurricane …