MIAMI, Florida–Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its popular “Carnival Journeys” enrichment cruise series with thirteen new twelve- to fourteen-day seagoing adventures departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. St. Maarten is one of the new destinations in the journey’s programme.
The new voyages are in addition to a number of previously announced nine-to 15-day Carnival Journeys cruises departing in 2017-18.
In addition to visiting some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, guests sailing on Carnival Journeys cruises can participate in unique on-board activities where they can sample local cuisine and enjoy entertainment and cultural opportunities within the various ports of call.
Activities focusing on a broad range of topics – everything from photography and cooking to arts and crafts and social media – along with a 1980s-themed “Throwback Sea Day,” are also offered.
“Our Carnival Journeys cruises have proven enormously popular with guests who enjoy both unforgettable landside experiences and one-of-a-kind on-board enrichment activities that this unique programme offers,” said Christine Duffy, Carnival president.
“We’re thrilled to expand Carnival Journeys with these 13 new voyages that showcase some of the world’s most captivating destinations,” she added.
For the journey’s cruise, Carnival Breeze will offer a 14-day Southern Caribbean voyage departing Galveston September 16, and arriving in Port Canaveral September 30, 2018, calling at Grand Cayman, Aruba, Curaçao, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica and St Maarten.
Carnival Breeze will also offer another a 14-day Southern Caribbean voyage operating round-trip from Port Canaveral November 3-17, 2018, with stops at St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados, St. Maarten, Tortola and San Juan.
Carnival Pride’s 14-day Southern Caribbean cruise round-trip will be from Baltimore November 4-18, 2018, calling at Grand Turk, Aruba, Curaçao, Barbados, St. Lucia and St. Maarten.
The second voyage of Carnival Pride is a 14-day Southern Caribbean voyage round-trip from Baltimore January 6-20, 2019, visiting St. Thomas, Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, St. Maarten, San Juan and Grand Turk.
Carnival Ecstasy’s 12-day Southern Caribbean cruise round-trip starts from Charleston November 10-22, 2018, featuring Amber Cove, Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and San Juan.
Carnival Sunshine will offer a 13-day Southern Caribbean cruise round-trip from Port Canaveral, Florida, January 12-25, 2019, calling at Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan and Amber Cove (Dominican Republic).
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/63896-carnival-cruise-journeys-to-include-st-maarten