St. Kitts – Nevis Hosts Almost 7,000 Cruise Passengers

Carnival Miracle and Carnival Victory at Port Zante

Carnival Miracle and Carnival Victory at Port Zante
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
July 16, 2011 (CUOPM)

Just about three thousand five hundred cruise passengers visited St. Kitts on Friday, bring to nearly seven thousand for this week.

The Carnival Cruise Lines’ 3,050″“passenger capacity Carnival Victory arrived from St. Lucia with 3,432 passengers and a crew of 1,048 before sailing for nearby St. Maarten.

On Monday, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s 2,501-passenger Serenade of the Seas berth at Port Zante with 2,478 passengers and a crew of 846.  It arrived from St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands and sailed for Aruba late afternoon.

Both ships brought a total of 6,910 passengers and crews totaling, 1,894.

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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