Cruising to Martinique

The Martinique Tourism Authority is projecting another strong cruise season in 2015-2016, with a
record 22 ships slated to make their first-ever port calls in The Isle of Flowers between October 26, 2015, and August 31, 2016.

The 22 ships represent some of the biggest names in the cruise industry, including Carnival, Celebrity, Disney, MSC, Royal Caribbean and Seabourn.

The full list of ships visiting Martinique for the first time in 2015-2016 is as follows:
· Adventure of the Seas
· Aidamar
· Anthem of the Seas
· Azura
· Carnival Glory
· Carnival Liberty
· Carnival Pride
· Carnival Sunshine
· Costa Favolosa
· Costa Pacifica
· Celebrity Equinox
· Disney Wonder
· Eurodam
· MSC Orchestra
· Oosterdam
· Royal Princess
· Seabourn Odyssey
· Serenade of the Seas
· Seven Seas Mariner
· Seven Seas Navigators
· Silver Wind
· The World

Martinique, an overseas region of France, has experienced a 524% increase in cruise passenger arrivals since 2010.

(Photo courtesy of Martinique Promotion Bureau)



Susan McKee

Susan McKee is an independent scholar and freelance journalist specializing in history, culture and travel.