Tagged: Puerto Rico

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests

San Juan, Puerto Rico (Photo courtesy FCCA)Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign. “Due to the planned protests scheduled for today in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have cancelled Celebrity Equinox’s call (a charter cruise) to San Juan,” Royal Caribbean spokesman Owen Torres told USA TODAY in a statement. (eu.usatoday.com)

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Puerto Rico Officials Weigh Cruise Plans Amid Protests

San Juan, Puerto Rico (Photo courtesy FCCA)The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is juggling multiple scenarios to manage its cruise traffic in the near future as protests in San Juan have led to a handful of cancelled cruise calls in what is predicted to be a record cruise year for the island. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Riots In Puerto Rico Cause Cruise Ships To Skip San Juan Calls

San Juan, Puerto Rico (Photo courtesy FCCA)Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas was 3 miles outside of San Juan, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, when it turned around. The cruise line made a decision to cancel the planned port stop due to riots in Old San Juan, instead calling on Tortola. Cruise Critic member John&Lala posted a photo of the letter they received in their stateroom regarding the change. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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The Cruise Industry Is Open for Business with Destinations and Stakeholders: Registration Open for FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

San Juan, Puerto Rico (Photo courtesy FCCA)Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 26th annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest and only official cruise tourism conference and trade show in the region. (more…)