Bahamas Delays Cruise Passenger Tax Increase

Nassau Cruise Port (NCP), 27 Feb 2023. Six ships in port: Royal Caribbean International's Wonder of The Seas and Harmony of the Seas; Carnival Cruise Lines' Mardi Gras; Celebrity Cruise Line's Reflection and Beyond and MSC Cruises' MeravigliaA Bahamian cruise passenger tax increase has been pushed back to 2024, with the government citing ongoing talks with the cruise industry.

The Bahamas government has announced a delay in implementing a controversial increase in cruise passenger taxes. The new tax rates, originally slated to take effect in July 2023, will now commence in January 2024.

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