Tag: cruise-ship

POLITICS

Barbados Says No To Cruise Ship Entry

Barbados has denied entry to the cruise ship MV Caribbean Princess. The Ministry of Health issued a statement saying that this move was due to an outbreak of gastroenteritis on board. Carrying over 3000 passengers and 1000 crew, the cruise ship was scheduled to berth at the Bridgetown Port tomorrow morning, Sunday, February 9, 2020. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. […]

Jamaica

Port Royal Gets First Cruise Ship Visit

Photo credit: Raychristofer The docking of the first cruise ship, the Marella Discovery II, in the historic town of Port Royal in Kingston, was greeted with applause by members of the local community and political officials. It was the first time that a ship was stopping at the newly constructed Port Royal Cruise Port, constructed by the Port Authority of […]

Jamaica

Ocho Rios Set For Cruise-ship Boom

Ocho Rios is poised for a record 2019/2020 cruise-ship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town. Some 15 vessels have stopped in Ocho Rios since the start of November. Joy Roberts, Executive Director of Jamaica Vacations, said the town should be seeing more than 756,000 visitors for the cruise-shipping season. […]