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Trinidad's cruise season opens with mini Carnival parade

Carnival dancers surround Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe and Capt. Marco Fortezze Carnival dancers surround Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe and Capt. Marco Fortezze (Photo courtesy of Charles Carvalho/Carvalho's Agencies)

A mini Carnival parade of fabulously costumed dancers greeted Caribbean Princess on Sunday as the first ship of the cruise season at Port of Spain.

Passengers were invited to join the dancing, and Minister of Tourism Shamfa Cudjoe was on hand to welcome the Princess Cruises ship and Capt. Marco Fortezze.

Trinidad's Carnival is one of the Caribbean's biggest and most popular cultural events.

Sunday's was the first of several Caribbean Princess calls scheduled for Trinidad's 2017/18 season, according to Charles Carvalho, CEO, Carvalho's Agencies.

Posted 16 October 2017

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