The economic impact of just a single cruise visit
generates approximately a half million dollars!
Arnold Donald, chief executive officer of Carnival says the cruise line is "willing to do whatever it takes to provide guests with a great vacation. And there's no better way to support the recovery effort than by returning to the area."
Update on other Caribbean cruise ports
Cruise ports in Antigua, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba and St. Kitts have been open for cruise visitors.
The islands of Anguilla, Guadeloupe, St. Croix, St. John, St. Maarten and St. Thomas USVI all have plans to have ports operational in November.
While no dates have been announced in the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos, work is currently underway. At this time there is no word when Barbuda, Dominica, St. Barts and French St. Martin will be open.