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The World’s Largest Cruise Ship Debuts in Florida

 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 …

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Royal Caribbean Plans $115 Million Makeover for Navigator of the Seas

 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 …

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St Maarten Kicks Off Big 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, …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 tourism comeback

 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 …

MSC Cruises

 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 …

 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. …

 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 …