BASSETERRE (7th December, 2016): Eighteen (18) cruise ships with a total maximum capacity of more than 46,000 passengers will visit St. Kitts this week.
Today and tomorrow (Thursday) four cruise ships will call on the destination each day, with a total maximum capacity of more than 20,000 passengers.
Arriving today are the Celebrity Eclipse, Norwegian Breakaway, Arcadia and the Wind Surf.
On Thursday the Norwegian Gem, Celebrity Summit, MSC Poesia and the Sea Dream One will call on St. Kitts.
It is important to note that the MSC Poesia of MSC Cruises will be visiting the island for the first time tomorrow.
Cruise ships will make a total of 391 calls to St. Kitts in this cruise season, with 16 new ships arriving here for the very first time.
In the last cruise season (2015-’16) cruise ships made 373 calls to St. Kitts, bringing 913,716 passengers, which was the most ever in a cruise season. This cruise season (2016-’17) is expected to be another record breaking season with a projected arrival of 1,125,927 passengers.