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Royal Caribbean Names New Vice Chairman

 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 …

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Royal Caribbean Spending $200 Million to Transform Bahamian 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 …

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This Royal Caribbean Ship’s $90 Million Makeover

 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another top cruise line is returning to Port St Maarten. Royal Caribbean’s Azamara Club Cruises will be in port on Dec. 26, Port St Maarten announced in a statement on Monday. The Azamara Quest ship …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …