USVI Unscathed by Tropical Storm Laura
It seems like it’s been forever since we had good news to report in the Caribbean, but thankfully today is the day! The U.S. Virgin Islands are back open and operating after Tropical Storm Laura brought high winds, heavy rains and a dangerous storm surge over the weekend. Laura is continuing i
Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast
Another week, another hurricane bearing down on Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. This storm, named Michael by the National Hurricane Center, is moving its way north through the Caribbean Sea and into the Gulf of Mexico where projected landfall includes Western Florida, Mississippi and Alabama. The 7t
You’ll Never Guess Carnival Vista’s New Home Port
One of the world’s largest cruise ships is now calling Galveston, TX home. Carnival Vista, which arrived in port on Sunday, was greeted by Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and ship Godmother Deshauna Barber. Galveston, which has long been a cruise ship port serving itineraries in the
Hurricanes Causing Headaches for Cruise Lines
For those who get seasick when the ocean is calm, being on board a cruise ship during a hurricane sounds like an absolute nightmare. Though it’s been relatively quiet so far, hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean looks like it’s ramping up with major storms in the forecast for the coming weeks.