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Windstar Cruises Continues $250M Fleet Upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Windstar Cruises has announced the cutting of the first steel on the transformation project of its MS Star Legend cruise ship. The company is redesigning and upgrading the ship as part of a $250 million …

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Windstar Kicks Off $250 Million Fleet Enhancement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises has cut the first steel on what will be a $250 million fleetwide enhancement project. The “Star Plus” initiative will take half of its fleet and renovate each ship, including …

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Windstar Returns to Barbuda

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is planning a new $250 million fleet upgrade project, the company said. The multi-year “Star Plus Initiative” will “impact and enhance” all aspects of the experience on the brand’s Star-Class …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has tapped Mary Beth Wressell as the company’s new vice president of marketing and PR, the company announced. Wressell will oversee brand communications and partnerships for the line, which has …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Windstar Cruises is homeporting one of its ships St. Maarten. Beginning Dec. 1, the cruise line will homeport its Wind Surf cruise ship for seven-day cruises out of St Maarten. Besides having the Wind Surf homeport …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Windstar Cruises has hired a team of sommeliers to serve guests on sailings around the world, including in the Caribbean. The new wine experts provide an enhancement for guests as the summer cruise season begins, building …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has unveiled a new Caribbean itinerary that’s just about perfect: the “Caribbean’s perfect ten.” The St Maarten-to-St Maarten cruise is 10 days of stops in small ports in the Caribbean, …

 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 the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise destinations just set a new record. Martinique’s Pointe Simon pier in Fort de France just set a new single-day record for cruise calls, with a whopping seven ships in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat is projecting an increase in cruise arrivals this season, officials said this week. Montserrat’s port focuses on small and medium-sized vessels “seeking unique lcocations not typically accessible to large cruise ships,” …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the company announced this week. Windstar Cruises President John Delaney himself will join the line’s first San Juan sailing of the season in a …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S – The Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is poised to see a big jump in cruise ship calls this coming season. Grenada is expecting to see an additional 28 cruise ship calls in the 2017-2018 …

 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 …

 Windstar has launched a new series of back-to-back cruises called “Star Collector Voyages.” The longer and more in-depth cruises range from 14 to 34 days, featuring few repeated ports and offering the comfort of an extended trip with the luxury …

 Small-ship line Windstar has unveiled a new slate of cruises with a decided culinary focus, thanks to a partnership with the James Beard Foundation. Offered on eight sailings in Windstar’s diverse portfolio of cruise destinations, including the Caribbean, guests will …

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 Small-ship cruise brand Windstar Cruises has named a new president: John Delaney. The cruise veteran will take the helm as Windstar President on July 19, after previously serving as senior vice president of global marketing and sales at Seabourn. “We …