It’s just over a week before Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand is to sail to Cuba, and good news has been announced. They’ve released that they will sail as planned from the US to Cuba with all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers for their week-long social impact cruises. Just earlier this week, Carnival Corp. sent out a release that they were optimistic that the Cuban government would allow them to sail – even with Cuba-born guests, and it looks like their optimistic outlook came true.
Fathom’s 704-passenger ship, Adonia, will sail to Cuba every other week, alternating with their Dominican Republic itinerary. This marks the first time in over 50 years that a cruise ship has sailed to and from the US and Cuba, and the first time in decades that Cuban-born people will be able to sail to and from their country of birth.
“We have already seen tremendous interest in the incredible Cuba journey we have put together, and we are ecstatic that this historic opportunity is open to everyone who wants to travel to Cuba,” remarked Tara Russell, president of Fathom and global impact lead for Carnival Corporation. “Our guests will visit three beautiful and unique destinations on the island all in one week, with the convenience of only having to unpack once while we sail on the Fathom Adonia, our premium small ship with its excellent and diverse dining, service and accommodations. We are looking forward to treating Fathom travelers to an unforgettable experience.”
Fathom voyages for both Cuba and the Dominican Republic will depart Miami on Sundays, and return the following Sunday morning. Prices for Cuba start at $1,800 per person, and will vary by season.