MS Marina Makes Inaugural Call To St. Kitts

BASSETERE: (Sunday 27th February, 2022): The cruise sector continues to rebound with the inaugural call of the MS Marina to St. Kitts today, Sunday 27th February, 2022. The cruise vessel, of the luxurious Oceania Cruises, docked at Port Zante.

Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s seven small, luxurious ships carry no more than 1,250 guests and feature the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe.

“We want to thank Oceania Cruises for their valued partnership and for including St. Kitts & Nevis on the itinerary of the Marina’s season,” said Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism, Transport and Ports. “Oceania Cruises is among world’s leading luxurious cruise lines, and so this inaugural call demonstrates the destination’s appeal to the highly discerning and experienced cruise travelers, who are seeking quintessential Caribbean experiences that is one-of-a-kind in the region.”

While in port, passengers will have their choice of distinctive, “Travel-Approved” excursions, including the historic Brimstone Hill Fortress and National Park, Caribelle Batik, where the hot wax method of making batik cloth is still used or the St. Kitts Scenic Railway, the last and only passenger railway in the West Indies. 

Passengers can also enjoy and wander along one of our beautiful beaches, South Friars or Carambola Beach Club, tour a fully restored French Plantation house at Fairview Great House or enjoy the tropical gardens at Palms Court Gardens. 

Visitors can also wander freely in Port Zante and enjoy the local art and crafts from the Amina Craft Market vendors or visit the retail stores, souvenir shops, bars and restaurants offering local, Caribbean and International dishes.

With headquarters in Miami, Oceania Cruises is owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a diversified cruise operator of leading global cruise brands which include Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

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