Windstar Cruises Taps New VP of Marketing

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 […]


Windstar to Homeport in St Maarten

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


Windstar’s New Wine Program

By Dana Niland CJ 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, […]


A “Perfect Ten” Caribbean Cruise

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, […]

Barbados Sets New Cruise Record

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 […]

Martinique Just Set a New Cruise Record

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 […]


Montserrat Eyes Cruise Increase

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,” […]

Windstar Returning to San Juan

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Grenada Poised for Big Cruise Ship Increase

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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 […]


Windstar: Best Caribbean Cruise Line: Readers’ Choice 2017

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 […]

How to Take an Extended Cruise in the 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 […]

Windstar’s New James Beard Culinary Cruises

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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