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Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban led a delegation aboard the MS Viking Sea this afternoon [Oct 17], at the invitation of the Founder, Chairman and Owner of Viking Cruises Torstein Hagen. Some 40 stakeholders were invited for lunch and a tour of the Star Class vessel, docked in Hamilton, on its inaugural visit to the island. It... Read more of this article

Businesses Urged To Prepare For Disney Cruises

Businesses Urged To Prepare For Disney Cruises

Local tourism businesses are encouraged to get ready for the inaugural Disney Cruise Line calls which begin arriving on the island one year from now. To help with preparations, Disney and Bermuda Tourism Authority representatives will host a stakeholder briefing on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Fairmont Southampton. “The Disney cruise passenger... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

The 594-foot passenger cruise ship Sirena is visiting Hamilton today [Oct 3], and according to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew. An occasional visitor to the island, this is one of two scheduled calls by the ship this year. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Oceania To Tee It Up & Set Sail For Bermuda

Oceania To Tee It Up & Set Sail For Bermuda

For the first-ever golf-themed cruise voyage to Bermuda, The Travel Mechanic and Oceania Cruises have selected Bermuda-based Par 3 Consulting as golf delivery partner for the 2018 cruise season, tje BTA said today. Jennie Mechanic, CEO of the Travel Mechanic said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Oceania Cruises and Par 3 Consulting to launch... Read more of this article

Off The Rock: Hurricanes Alter Cruise Plans

Off The Rock: Hurricanes Alter Cruise Plans

[Travel column written by Don Burgess] Hurricanes Irma and Maria have drastically altered many cruise itineraries. In some ports, the channels have yet to be checked to see if they are safe for the ships, while in others the destruction is so widespread that dumping 1,000s of cruise passengers on those cities would only hamper relief and rebuilding... Read more of this article

Norwegian Breakaway Departing A Day Early

Norwegian Breakaway Departing A Day Early

Norwegian Cruise Line said that the Norwegian Breakaway will be departing Bermuda a day early this week to avoid the path of hurricanes in the Atlantic. The announcement on the cruise line’s website said, “At Norwegian Cruise Line, the safety and security of our guests and crew is of the utmost importance. “The company is closely watching... Read more of this article

Aurora Cruise Ship Makes First Visit To Island

Aurora Cruise Ship Makes First Visit To Island

A Bermuda delegation participated in a welcome and plaque exchange aboard the MS Aurora, during the ship’s short stay at King’s Wharf, Royal Naval Dockyard this week. Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban led the delegation aboard the Bermuda-registered luxury liner which arrived from the port of Charleston,... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Passenger

Cruise Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Passenger

This week the Celebrity Summit cruise ship arrived in Bermuda a day early — on Tuesday instead of Wednesday — as a female passenger was in need of medical treatment ashore. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Cruise ship Celebrity Summit arrives into Bermuda a day early for the medical disembarkation of a female passenger... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Sex Abuse On Cruise Ship

Man Charged With Sex Abuse On Cruise Ship

A Mississippi man was charged yesterday [Aug 30] in federal court in Boston for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor during a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. U.S. officials said the man was charged with one count of sexual abuse of a minor, and he is is “currently in... Read more of this article

Sick Cruise Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

Sick Cruise Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

The cruise ship Norwegian Dawn arrived in Bermuda on Sunday [Aug 20] to disembark a 36-year-old passenger in need of medical treatment.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn indicating that the vessel would be arriving to Bermuda early Sunday morning... Read more of this article

Photos: Celebrity Summit Crew Clean Beaches

Photos: Celebrity Summit Crew Clean Beaches

Crew members from the Celebrity Summit cruise ship took the afternoon off from their duties on board the ship to do a beach cleanup on Thursday afternoon [Aug 17], along with Keep Bermuda Beautiful at Black Bay Beach and the Glass Beach in Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “Cruise ships bring tourists to Bermuda which helps Bermuda’s economy. But who... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

The 594-foot passenger ship Insignia is at berth in St. George’s today [Aug 18]. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop. The ship which arrived yesterday is scheduled to depart this afternoon at approximately 2.00pm. Related... Read more of this article

‘Scuffle’ In Dockyard With Locals & Cruise Crew

‘Scuffle’ In Dockyard With Locals & Cruise Crew

Early this morning [Aug 15] police and first responders attended an incident in Dockyard near King’s Wharf, in which “two cruise ship workers were involved in a scuffle with up to four locals.” A police spokesperson said, “3:20am today, Tuesday August 15th, police and first responders attended an incident in Dockyard near King’s... Read more of this article