BASSETERRE (14TH August, 2019) SKNIS

St. Kitts maintained its marquee port status with the arrival of the Carnival Fascination today.  For the second consecutive cruise season, the destination welcomed over one million cruise passengers.Carnival Fascination of the Carnival Cruise Line arrived with 2,659 passengers, bringing the total for the current 2018-19 cruise season, as of today, to 1,005,876 passengers.

During the 2017-’18 cruise season, the destination welcomed 1 million cruise passengers for the first time on Monday 16th July 2018. Minister of Tourism The Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant pointed out that reaching the million mark back-to-back is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all of our tourism stakeholders.