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After landing denials in Jamaica and Grand Cayman, the MSC Meragvilia sailed to Cozumel, Mexico on Wednesday, with the reassurance that local health officials had authorised the ship for landing.
A cruise ship carrying a crew member who had been isolated on board with flu-like symptoms was denied entry to the Cayman Islands on Wednesday.
Luxury cruise ship the Seabourn Sojourn called into Cayman Brac on New Year’s Day, bringing an influx of passengers to celebrate the holiday.
A tugboat helped move a drifting cruise ship back into position in George Town harbour on Saturday.
A record number of tourists arrived in the Cayman Islands in 2017, with just over 2.1 million people arriving on these shores by air and sea.
Rough seas in and around George Town harbor have forced cruise ships with thousands of passengers to drop anchor in the calmer waters of the southern coast of Cayman over the past two days.
MSC Cruises has announced it will bring its new 5,714 passenger mega-ship – the fourth-largest cruise ship in the world – to the Cayman Islands from 2019.
The MS Amadea cruise ship, sailing from Puntarenas, Costa Rica to Nassau, Bahamas through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico called in to Cayman Brac on March 30.
No cruise ships were scheduled to visit Grand Cayman on Tuesday, so some residents were surprised to see the Carnival Dream along the western coastline in the evening.