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Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

[Updated with Dockyard arrival photos] The much anticipated Disney Magic cruise made her inaugural call to Bermuda this morning [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. Disney Magic arriving in DockyardThe ship took on a Bermuda Branch Pilot at approximately 7.15am off St. David’s and made her way up North Shore... Read more of this article

Special St. George’s Ferry For Disney Visit

Special St. George’s Ferry For Disney Visit

With a Disney cruise set to make an inaugural visit to Bermuda on Saturday [Oct 6], a  ferry will run from Dockyard to St. George’s, organized by the east end Chamber of Commerce. An East End division Chamber of Commerce spokesperson said, “In an effort to boost the Towne’s chances of impressing Disney on her inaugural series of trial... Read more of this article

Disney To Make Inaugural Visit On Saturday

Disney To Make Inaugural Visit On Saturday

The Disney Magic is set to make her inaugural call to Bermuda on Saturday [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. The cruise ship is scheduled to make five calls to Bermuda during this cruise season, and according to the 2018 cruise ship schedule, it will be carrying an estimated 2,376 passengers and 945 crew members... Read more of this article

‘Serenade Of The Seas’ Makes Inaugural Visit

‘Serenade Of The Seas’ Makes Inaugural Visit

The Serenade of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line [RCCL] ship, made its inaugural visit to Bermuda yesterday [Sept 26]. The Serenade of the Seas arrived yesterday morning from Boston for a two-night stay at the Royal Naval Dockyard. This visit is the first of three calls to Bermuda this season scheduled for 26-28 September, 10-12 October, and... Read more of this article

Norwegian Encore & Gem Ships To Visit In 2020

Norwegian Encore & Gem Ships To Visit In 2020

Both the Norwegian Encore and the Norwegian Gem cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, with the Norwegian Encore offering seven-day cruises to Bermuda from New York, while Norwegian Gem will offer seven-day voyages from Boston to Bermuda. This is according to an announcement from Norwegian Cruise Line, which said, “Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator... Read more of this article

Six Cruise Ships Cancel Calls Due To Hurricane

Six Cruise Ships Cancel Calls Due To Hurricane

While Bermuda was fortunately spared a hit from Hurricane Florence, the island was impacted financially, with six cruise ships cancelling their calls in an effort to avoid the storm’s path as it churned through the Atlantic, resulting in an estimated loss of over $1.5 million in visitor spending. This is according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority,... Read more of this article

Cruise Passengers Disappointed With Diversions

Cruise Passengers Disappointed With Diversions

Cruise ship passengers that booked trips to Bermuda are “airing their disappointment” after their cruise destinations were changed as a result of forecasted weather conditions in relation to nearby storm systems, according to a report in “The Star Halifax”.Passenger complaints appear to be centered around paying the higher... Read more of this article

Two Cruise Ships Cancel Due To Weather

Two Cruise Ships Cancel Due To Weather

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed that both the Norwegian Escape and Sirena have cancelled their calls to Bermuda due to the weather forecast.The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre posted, “Norwegian Escape has cancelled call to Bermuda next week [Wed 12th Sept] due to forecasted weather. “M/v Sirena has also cancelled call... Read more of this article

13-Yr-Old Disembarked For Medical Treatment

13-Yr-Old Disembarked For Medical Treatment

The Celebrity Summit cruise ship arrived early in order to disembark a 13-year-old boy suffering from a suspected brain embolism, with the pilot boat St. David transferring the teenager to shore at 1.25am this morning [Aug 22]. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “At 5:26pm, Tuesday 21st August, the Bermuda Maritime Operations... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Returns For Medical Evacuations

Cruise Ship Returns For Medical Evacuations

On Saturday [Aug 11] the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas returned to Bermuda for the medical evacuation of two passengers. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “While departing Bermuda via North Channel, cruise ship Anthem of the Seas contacted Bermuda Radio reporting the need to evacuate an ill passenger at the sea buoy. “Pilot... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court today, a cruise ship passenger from New Jersey pled not guilty to a charge of sexual assault. The 27-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was alleged to have committed the crime against a fellow cruise ship passenger on August 10. His trial is scheduled to begin on August 29. He was granted... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

[Written by Don Burgess] An American tourist who said he had a medical marijuana card admitted to several drug offences, including importation, and was fined $2000. Randolph Knight, 46, from Atlanta, Georgia, who was a passenger on the Norwegian Escape, pled guilty to several drug charges. Those included bringing cannabis, cartridges containing tetrahydrocannabinol,... Read more of this article

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Royal Naval Dockyard has won a prestigious award for the second year running – beating cruise ship destinations from around the Caribbean. It has been named as the Top Cruise Destination in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The awards are based exclusively on consumer ratings and... Read more of this article