The Carnival Cruise Lines’ 3,050–passenger capacity Carnival Victory arrived from St. Lucia with 3,432 passengers and a crew of 1,048 before sailing for nearby St. Maarten.
On Monday, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s 2,501-passenger Serenade of the Seas berth at Port Zante with 2,478 passengers and a crew of 846. It arrived from St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands and sailed for Aruba late afternoon.
Both ships brought a total of 6,910 passengers and crews totaling, 1,894.
Most of the passengers came ashore and went sight-seeing via the Scenic Railway, taxis and tour buses; sun and sea bathing, sailing, zip-lining, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking and shopping.
The Serenade of the Seas and the Carnival Victory are visiting St. Kitts during the summer making year-round calls to this destination.
Serenade of the Seas and Carnival’s Victory will make a total of 31 calls during the off-season bringing an estimated 88,000 passengers to St. Kitts.