Another Busy Day For St. Kitts’ Cruise Tourism Industry

Carnivale Miracle and Sea Princess at Port Zante
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Carnivale Miracle and Sea Princess at Port Zante
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
November 25, 2009 (CUOPM)

It’s another busy day for stakeholders in the cruise industry Wednesday with the arrival of three ships with 4,557 passengers.

The 1,950-passenger Sea Princess arrived with 2,399 passengers and 921 crew from St. Lucia and will depart for Florida. The 2,680-passenger Carnival Miracle arrived with 2,013 passengers and 851 crew from St. Thomas and departs at 4 pm for Antigua. The 255-passenger Royal Clipper arrived from Antigua with 145 passengers and 107 crew and leaves for Guadeloupe at 5 p.m.

The parade of ships began Sunday with the arrival of the 1,692-passenger Ocean Village. Two ships with a capacity of 5,100 passengers are expected on Thursday with the arrival of the 2,600-passenger Queen Mary and the 2,500 passenger Norwegian Dawn. The 3,473-passenger Carnival Victory and the 3,100-passenger Ruby Princess berth on Saturday 28th November with 6,500 passengers.

The Braemar with a passenger capacity of 820 docked on Monday 23rd; the 308-passenger Windsurf visited on Tuesday 24th and the 40-passenger Silver Shadow will arrive on Friday 27th.

Eight of the 11 ships visiting this week are making their first calls for the 2009/2010 cruise ship season. They are the Carnival Miracle, the Braemar, Windsurf, Norwegian Dawn, Queen Mary, Silver Shadow, Ruby Princess and Ocean Village.

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