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Royal Caribbean Is Building Another New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has launched construction on yet another new Oasis-class cruise ship, the company announced this week. The as-yet-unnamed ship officially celebrated the cutting of the first steel at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in …

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Another Carnival Cruise Ship Gets a Makeover

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has completed another makeover of one of its cruise ships, this time the Carnival Freedom. The line just concluded a three-week multimillion-dollar renovation of Freedom, adding a variety of new experiences and updated …

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Princess Cruises Expanding Wi-Fi Program

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is expanding its Wi-Fi offering on six cruise ships, the company announced this week. The brand’s MedallionNet Wi-Fi, what it bills as “the best Wi-Fi at sea,” will be added on six new …

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royal caribbean new oasis

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding its Oasis class with another huge new cruise ship, the company announced this week. Royal has entered into an agreement with French shipcuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for a sixth Oasis-class ship. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is planning to debut what it’s calling the largest private balconies in at sea, the company said this week. The brand’s new Sky Suites will launch onboard the new Sky Princess …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed the first look at its highly-anticipated new Mardi Gras ship. The ship, named as a nod to the line’s first ship in 1972, has already launched construction. The 20-deck ship, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest ship Carnival Cruise Line has ever constructed will have an equally robust name. Carnival revealed the new name for its XL-class ship, slated to debut in 2020: Mardi Gras. The ship, which will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a year after Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone . The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O’Neal is expanding his “Big Chicken” restaurant to Carnival cruise ships. O’Neal, who serves as Carnival’s “Chief Fun Officer,” is launching the first seagoing version of his :as Vegas-based …

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 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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 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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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is set to complete the final phase of its $2 billion fleet enhancement program. The project will conclude with a dry dock of the Carnival Victory ship, which Carnival will be transforming …

crystal cruises new ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise brand Crystal Cruises has shared the first renderings of its hotly-anticipated new “Diamond Class” ships. The new ships, the first of which will join the fleet in 2022, will weigh 67,000 gross tons, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was another time in transatlantic journeys, when travelers sailed on grand, ornate ships, the vessels themselves at the heart of the glamorous life. At the heart of these ships there was always a remarkable …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Corporation’s AIDA brand has debuted one of the most anticipated new ships in some time. It’s the new AIDAnova, and it’s the world’s first cruise ship to be powered both at sea and port by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line’s highly-anticipated Nieuw Statendam cruise ship is making progress toward its planned debut in December. The new ship has successfully completed two sets of sea trials off the coast of Italy, with plans …

princess cruises new ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is expanding with another new ship: Enchanted Princess. The company officially debuted the ship’s name this week, with plans to launch in 2020. Enchanted Princess’ arrival will be followed by another …