Return of Cruise Ships Buoys Tourism in Turks and Caicos

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The return of cruise ships to the Caribbean destination Turks and Caicos has jump-started the tiny nation’s tourism recovery, with March numbers almost as high as the same record-setting month in pre-pandemic 2019. For the first quarter, 173,151 visitors arrived by cruise ship, ahead of the 138,762 who arrived by air. “The tourism industry is […]

Virgin Voyages Giving Away 1,000 Balcony Cabin Cruises

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Virgin Voyages has announced that it — alongside its Chief Entertainment & Lifestyle Officer Jennifer Lopez — will be giving away 1,000 cruise cabins. From today through June 21, 2022, people can enter to win a voyage on Scarlet Lady or Valiant Lady in a Sea Terrace cabin, which is an ocean-facing cabin with a private balcony. […]

First Luxury MSC Cruise Ship Floated Out at Shipyard in Italy

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Explora Journeys’ first luxury cruise ship has reached its next stage of construction, as Explora I was floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy on Monday. Explora Journeys is the brand-new luxury cruise brand from MSC Group, which also operates MSC Cruises. Construction began on Explora I in June 2021, and it’s scheduled […]

Celebrity Cruises Launches New Excursions Designed By Its Captains

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Celebrity Cruises has announced a new series of “Captain-Curated” shore excursions in Greece during summer 2022. The tours will be intimate and very capacity-limited, allowing visitors to experience the destinations in a similar way to how a local resident would. “What a dream come true for our guests to experience one of the world’s most […]

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