Cruise News Recap | Week of April 30, 2023

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1. Port Canaveral has overtaken PortMiami to become the world’s busiest cruise port.

2. Royal Caribbean has canceled a number of stops to Skagway, Alaska this year due to ongoing repairs to a dock that was damaged from rockslides.

3. Carnival Luminosa has made her North American debut as she begins a season of Alaska cruises from Seattle.

4. Both of Viking’s expedition ships are sailing in the Great Lakes this summer.

5. Royal Caribbean has detailed some of the family events and activities that will be held on board Icon of the Seas.

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(Rendering courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

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