Sea Cloud II became the first cruise ship to visit Dominica following the ravages of Hurricane Maria in September.
The cruise industry's multifaceted, million-dollar advertising campaign to get the word out that the Caribbean is open following hurricanes is making a difference and has chalked up more than 5bn media impressions.
It's one thing for cruise lines to say 'the Caribbean is open.' Windstar Cruises' Steve Simao, VP sales, went a step further and took a Star Pride cruise this week to see for himself, inviting along his mom and several travel agents.
Celebrity Cruises is upping the ante in the Galápagos by building a dedicated all-suite ship, Celebrity Flora, packed with environmental features and a style similar to Celebrity Edge.
One of cruising's most important destinations, the US Virgin Islands, has returned to the cruise charts following a monumental recovery effort.
Resurrecting tourism after a natural disaster isn’t easy. There’s the perception that everything is destroyed or closed, and when visitors stay away the destination loses badly needed income to put people back to work and fund recovery.