Smooth Sailing For The St. Kitts – Nevis Cruise Tourism Sector

Serenade of The Seas Off St. Kitts

Serenade of The Seas Off St. Kitts
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
August 11, 2011 (CUOPM)

Just about two and a half thousand cruise passengers visited St. Kitts earlier this week.

On Monday, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s 2,501-passenger Serenade of the Seas berth at Port Zante with 2,456 passengers and a crew of 865.¬† It arrived from St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands and sailed for Aruba later that afternoon.

The Carnival Cruise Lines’ 3,050″‚Äúpassenger capacity Carnival Victory is expected to arrived from St. Lucia on Friday and will sail in the late afternoon for nearby St. Maarten.

On Monday, most of the passengers came ashore and went sight-seeing via the Scenic Railway, taxis and tour buses; sun and sea bathing, sailing, zip-lining, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking and shopping.

The Serenade of the Seas and the Carnival Victory are visiting St. Kitts during the summer making year-round calls to this destination.

Serenade of the Seas and Carnival’s Victory will make a total of 31 calls during the off-season bringing an estimated 88,000 passengers to St. Kitts.

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