BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (CUOPM) – Taxi drivers, tour operators and other stakeholders in the cruise ship industry in St. Kitts and Nevis can look forward to better days ahead as the governing St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Administration of Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas continues to attract more cruise ships to Port Zante.
Itineraries released by Princess Cruises show that three of its ships cruising the Caribbean will visit St. Kitts for the 2009-2010 season.
The 3,110-passenger Caribbean Princess will sail from alternating seven-day itineraries out of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
It will offer one eight-day Bermuda & Eastern Caribbean sailing from New York to San Juan calling at Bermuda, St. Kitts, Antigua and St. Thomas, departing Oct. 24, 2009.
The Classic Southern Caribbean route will include stops in St. Thomas, Tortola, Antigua, Barbados and St. Lucia, while the Southern Caribbean Explorer route stops in St. Thomas, Dominica, Grenada, Bonaire and Aruba.
The soon-to-launch, 3,080-passenger Ruby Princess will sail alternating 10-day voyages from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – one to the Southern Caribbean and the other to the Eastern Caribbean.
The Eastern Caribbean Voyager itinerary stops at Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and Princess Cays, while the Southern Caribbean Medley itinerary calls at Princess Cays, St. Thomas, Dominica, Grenada, Bonaire and Aruba.
The 2,600-passenger Grand Princess will sail a 14-day Caribbean Collection itinerary from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida that stops in Grand Turk, La Romana, St. Thomas, St. Kitts, St. Vincent, Barbados, Trinidad, Curaçao and Aruba. The ship also will offer a new 11-day Grand Southern Caribbean sailing on Jan. 4, 2010, calling at Princess Cays, St. Thomas, Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Bonaire and Aruba.
The 1,950-passenger Sea Princess will offer a series of alternating 14-day Caribbean voyages from Barbados.
(Photo by: Erasmus Williams)
The Grand Caribbean Adventurer itinerary includes stops at St. Vincent, Grenada, Bonaire, Aruba, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Samaná, Tortola, St. Kitts, Antigua and Dominica.
The Grand Caribbean Islander route feature calls at St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, Bonaire, Curaçao, Montego Bay, Samaná, Tortola, St. Maarten, Antigua and Dominica.
During the 2007/2008 cruise ship season the 3,500-passenger Crown Princess and the 3,100-passenger Emerald Princess made several calls to St. Kitts.