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July 19th, 2021
Seabourn Odyssey to call to VI on July 21 & 29, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Although passengers will not be permitted ashore, passenger cruise ship Seabourn Odyssey will make a call to the Virgin Islands on July 21, 2021, and then on July 29, 2021.

July 1st, 2021
Celebrity Millennium is here! Signals return of cruise tourism to VI

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Celebrity Millennium Cruise of the Royal Caribbean family has arrived in the Virgin Islands, signalling the return of cruise tourism for the territory after more than a year of absence due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

June 30th, 2021
Gov’t to meet with taxi operators today, June 30, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands prepares to welcome the first passenger cruise ship in more than year, the Celebrity Millennium, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, taxi and livery operators have been invited to a meeting today, Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

June 15th, 2021
Cruise ship expected in VI this week cancels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands should have a return of cruise ship with passengers this week; however, it will have to wait a little longer as the cruise liner has cancelled its entire cruise due to rising COVID-19 cases in another destination.

January 11th, 2021
First cruise ship in nearly 10 mths Rhapsody of the Seas arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It may not be a cruise ship full of tourists, nevertheless, the sight of a cruise ship in nearly 10 months in the tourist destination of the Virgin Islands is certainly a welcome sight.

March 13th, 2020
VI blocks cruise ship calls for 30 days starting March 14, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the Virgin Islands will be implementing an immediate block where no cruise ships would be allowed to call on the Territory within a 30-day period starting Saturday, March 14, 2020.

February 26th, 2020
Cruise ship blocked from calling on VI over Coronavirus fears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cruise ship M/V Costa Favolosa, scheduled to dock in the Virgin Islands today, February 26, 2020, has been disallowed from doing so over Coronavirus fears.

December 7th, 2017
UPDATE: Big ships will return by end of 1st quarter of 2018 – Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said that the usual bigger cruise ships that frequented the territory prior to the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, are not likely to return before the end of the first quarter of 2018.

December 4th, 2017
Disney Cruise Line skips VI for St Maarten until April 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands being “back on its feet and open for business” brand by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is not being bought by everyone, including a major cruise line that will not be heading to these ports until April of next year.

October 1st, 2017
866 St Croix residents leave for US on 'Mercy Mission' cruise ship


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) residents lined the Frederiksted Pier on Friday morning, September 29, 2017 waiting to board Royal Caribbean’s Adventures of the Seas cruise ship on a “mercy mission” trip to Florida. Over 860 persons were accommodated, according to Governor Kenneth E. Mapp.


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