Sept. 23 update: The US Coast Guard has reopened the Port of San Juan for daylight transits only.
With the reopening of San Juan, an important homeport for southern Caribbean cruises, uncertain after the passage of Hurricane Maria, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International itineraries are impacted.
Amid all the hurricane-related itinerary changes, Royal Caribbean International announced some encouraging news: Empress of the Seas' Cuba cruises are getting back to normal, and the ship is to call at Key West on Sunday.
US Coast Guard personnel in and near Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are responding to maritime search and rescue needs following Hurricane Maria's passage and will begin port reconstitution efforts when possible.
Eventstar Structures is teaming with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to provide emergency shelter for some of the Caribbean islands most impacted by recent hurricanes.
Update: The FCCA Foundation has committed to an additional 1,000 sleeping pods at a cost of $280,000. Many will go to Dominica.
Michele Paige has spent a good chunk of her career helming the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, so she's seen a fair number of punishing hurricanes. This season is different.
With Tropical Storm José causing dangerous surf and rip currents along much of the US East Coast, Norwegian Cruise Line slightly modified Norwegian Breakaway's current Bermuda itinerary.
Three catastrophic hurricanes impacting the world's No. 1 cruise destination, the Caribbean, and the No. 1 source market, the United States, have caused big challenges for cruise sellers.
Update addresses the tourism product.
Some flooding, power outages and downed trees aside, Martinique escaped 'significant damage' from Hurricane Maria, according to Jacques Witkowski, France's head of civil protection and crisis response.
At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Celebration will be heading to St. Thomas to house the National Guard and first responders.