Another Busy Day For St. Kitts’ Cruise Tourism Industry

Carnivale Miracle and Sea Princess at Port Zante

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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