Royal Caribbean Begins Season in Panama

With 2.000 passengers on board, the first Royal Caribbean cruise of the season departed from the port of Colón.

Friday, November 19, 2010

For the 2010-2011 season, which ends next June, about 85 thousand passengers are expected, generating revenues of about $ 72 million.

The Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship from Royal Caribbean and the Ocean Dream, from Pullmantur, are scheduled to depart every seven days from Colon.

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Panama Foresees Excellent Cruise Season

September 2010

During the next season that starts in October 15, 180 cruise ships will anchor in the Colon 2000 terminal.

For the current nine-month season (October-10 June-11) two cruise ships will depart from this terminal: the Ocean Dream, by Spanish company Pullmantur, and the Grandeur of the Seas, by Royal Caribbean.

Panama Increases Cruise Ship Offer

November 2010

A new Royal Caribbean cruise will depart on Sundays from the terminal in Colon.

This is the Grandeur of the Seas, which will begin a schedule of 20 departures every day starting Sunday April 24th.

"Eliany Caballero, Panamanian company Grand Tour which represents the cruise line, said they now have 3-years experience in the operation of the Home Port," Pa-Digital.com.pa published.

Cruise Ship Season Starts in Guatemala

October 2009

Guatemala's Cruise Liner season begins today, with the arrival to Port Quetzal of 'Norwegian Pearl', a 2.500 passenger ship.

100 ships are expected to visit the country in the 2009/10 season; 50 are already confirmed at port Santo Tomás de Castilla.

"This cruise ship seasons comes at a key moment for the tourism industry, which is struggling to overcome a 11.5% decrease in revenue", reported Elperiodico.com.gt.

Royal Caribbean Docks in Guatemala

October 2009

Cruise ship "Serene of the Seas" will be the first vessel of the company visiting Guatemala.

It is scheduled to arrive to Puerto Quetzal on October 9.

"It will be the fourth vessel of the current cruise ship season, which started on October 1st", reports Guatemalan paper Prensa Libre.

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