Carnival Fascination returns to San Juan

San Juan has regained its homeported Carnival Cruise Line ship, five months after Hurricane Maria knocked the Carnival Fascination out of the market. The 2,056-passenger Fantasy-class ship was chartered to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for use by relief workers in St. Croix for several months after the storm while Carnival repaired damage to its terminal inContinue reading “Carnival Fascination returns to San Juan”

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Hurricane-Hit Caribbean Cruise Ports Anticipate Reopening

PHOTO: The Disney Fantasy and MSC Divina docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (photo by Jason Leppert) As far as cruise itineraries are concerned, the Caribbean is not quite back to business as usual. However, following recent hurricane destruction, things are starting to look better. There is a glimmer of light now emerging at the endContinue reading “Hurricane-Hit Caribbean Cruise Ports Anticipate Reopening”

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St. Croix cruise pier holds up to hurricane; update on USVI hotels

A cruise ship in St. Croix last winter. Photo Credit: Darryl Brooks/Shutterstock   The Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility pier in Frederiksted, St. Croix’s deepwater cruise ship facility, withstood the barrage of wind and storm surge from Hurricane Maria, according to U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp. The runway at Henry Rohlsen Airport has been clearedContinue reading “St. Croix cruise pier holds up to hurricane; update on USVI hotels”

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