GRAND TURK, B.W.I. (April 8, 2008) – Grand Turk Cruise Center, one of the Caribbean’s newest cruise destinations, has announced an increase in both the number of ship calls as well as the opening of additional retail stores in 2008. In addition to vendors selling local crafts and souvenirs, the facility also features such recognizable names as Margaritaville, Little Switzerland, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Bruno Fine Art, Goodmark Jewelers and the cruise center’s anchor retail tenant, duty-free giant, Dufry. Officials at the Grand Turk Cruise Center expect more than 200 cruise ship calls accounting for 400,000 passengers in 2008, up from 180 calls and 380,000 passengers last year.
Last week we announced the addition of new onboard programming for tweens. The program, “Circle C”, promises fun activities for youth ages 12-14. With a facility fit for a dancing queen (or king), the new area will feature a dance floor with high-tech sound and lighting system, along with 42-inch plasma-screen TVs displaying movies and music videos, and a touch-screen jukebox stocked with the latest hits. Also featured are gaming pods with the latest video games and consoles, with 20-inch plasma-screens positioned throughout the room and used exclusively for video gaming. The “Circle C” program complements our other youth-oriented programming, including “Camp Carnival” for younger kids and “Club O2” for 15- to 17-year-olds, ensuring there are activities tailored to each of these unique…
Although almost nothing compares to sleeping while sailing on the open ocean, Carnival Cruise Lines guests can bring their on board experience to their everyday lives with quality and comfort bedding. The Carnival Comfort Collection is created exclusively for Carnival Cruise Lines by Harbor Linen and allows guests to purchase quality pillows, duvets, bedding & sheet sets, blankets, robes, mattress sets and more. Why not sleep like you’re on vacation everyday!