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Port Canaveral Just Set a New Passenger Record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida’s Port Canaveral just set a new record for cruise passenger movements, the port announced in a statement this week. Port Canaveral has logged 4.5 million cruise passenger movements so far in 2017, already outpacing …

Curaçao Opens New Mega Cruise Pier

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao’s fast-growing cruise industry received a significant boost this week with the debut of its new second cruise pier. The $43 million mega pier project aims to keep up with increasing cruise demand and a …

Royal Caribbean Reveals New 2019 Itineraries

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has unveiled its new itineraries for the Caribbean region for 2019 and 2020 including several redesigned ships designed for short Caribbean getaways. The newly modernized Mariner of the Seas and Navigator of the …

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 Above: Seabourn Odyssey in Charlotte Amalie on Friday By the Caribbean Journal staff When the Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship arrived in St Thomas on Friday, it was the first non-relief vessel to berth in the US Virgin Islands since Sept. …

 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, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ cruise industry will reactivate in a big way on Nov. 10, when Royal Caribbean will be the first cruise line to bring passengers to the island since Hurricanes Irma and Maria. St Thomas …

 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S — St Maarten’s cruise port will reopen on Nov. 11, according to St Maarten Director of Tourism Rolando Brison. Brison, who was speaking at the CTO’s State of the Industry conference in Grenada via Skype, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean subsidiary Azamara Club Cruises has announced plans to expand its fleet of ships offering all inclusive cruises. Azamara has entered into an agreement to purchase a sister ship to Azamara Journey and Azamara …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is extending its gratitude to its cruise and airline partners for their Hurricane Irma relief efforts, the territory announced in a statement. Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty thanked the …

 There’s a new leader in the Caribbean cruise industry: Windstar Cruises. The luxury small-ship cruise line has taken home Caribbean Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Award as the Best Caribbean Cruise Line. The award is the result of surveys of Caribbean …

 St. Lucia is making progress on a significant expansion project at Port Castries. The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority is construction an extension of Cruise Ship Berth 1 at Castries’ Pointe Seraphine, aiming to facilitate the mooring of …

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 Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas cruise ship is returning to St. Lucia. The ship had previously been unable to dock at the Pointe Seraphine port in Castries due to harbor depth concerns. Now, following a successful dredging operation, the …

 Royal Caribbean is returning to the Port of New Orleans after a three-year hiatus. The cruise line has repositioned its Vision of the Seas cruise ship for the 2018-2019 winter season. The 915-foot ship will sail seven-night itineraries to destinations …

 There’s no better way to celebrate Cuba than with a mojito. And there was no better way to celebrate Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas’ inaugural call into that country’s capital last week than with a coconut mojito, the specialty of …

Port Everglades

 Royal Caribbean and Port Everglades have signed a memorandum of understanding on a framework for a new long-term business agreement, the two sides announced. The framework would include complete, customized renovations of the port’s Cruise Terminal 25, with an aimed …

 Royal Caribbean has officially broken ground on its major new terminal project in Miami: PortMiami Terminal A. The new port is aiming for completion prior to the arrival of the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, which will …

Royal Caribbean Bahamas

 Royal Caribbean International has announced a major new enhancement project at its CocoCay private island destination in the Bahamas. The project will include the construction of a new pier, additional guest features and amenities and a push to help vendors …

Caribbean Cruise

 There are different all-inclusive cruises for just about every kind of traveler. But at the end of the day, we all sail to explore, to see something new, to feel the water, to experience the joy of the unknown. Of course, …