Caribbean cruise destinations hardest hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria last summer are aiming to fortify their storm–fighting arsenal with best practices developed from lessons learned in the powerful storms. 

Carnival Corp. & plc inked the contract for a third LNG-powered newbuild for AIDA Cruises at Meyer Werft.

At HELMEPA’s offices in Greece, Michael Dalacouras, deputy treasurer of the HELMEPA board of directors, met with Captain Nicholas Pagonis, avp-fleet captain, global marine operations of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, and welcomed the cruise company as HELMEPA members, and 12 cruise ships under its management.

Who will be so bold to make history by charting course for Québec when the snow is knee-deep and the St. Lawrence River is iced in? At least a handful of pioneering adventure cruise operators are giving serious thought to just that.

Passenger ratings for San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Maarten are consistently higher now than before the hurricanes, a senior Carnival Cruise Line executive said Thursday.

In an effort to support communities affected by the 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean, and after a sold-out inaugural group on the upcoming Jan. 20 Crown Princess sailing, Princess Cruises and Fathom Travel are adding two spring departures.

Winter storm Grayson has delayed Norwegian Breakaway's return to New York today. As a result, the ship's 14-day cruise scheduled to depart Friday afternoon is delayed until Saturday, with sailing set for 3 p.m.

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 been three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, but the island is declaring its comeback for tourism as the winter season kicks off Dec. 20. Already cruise ships have been visiting for two months.

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