“The added sailings and breadth of experiences at the new ports of Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos on the southeast coast give will give your clients even more ways to immerse themselves in the culture and history of the vibrant island,” a Royal Caribbean spokesperson said in an email to travel agents yesterday.
Empress will sail roundtrip from Miami on seven-night Best of Cuba journeys that include stops in Cienfuegos, Havana, and Nassau. The ship will also take five-night sailings with an overnight in Havana and a stop at Key West; and eight-night sailings with stops in Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba, Grand Cayman, and Labadee.
Majesty will continue to embark on four- and five-night sailings, including journeys with overnight stays in Havana. Majesty will homeport in South Florida in the winter and Tampa during the summer months.
All of Royal’s sailings offer shore excursions that the cruise line says will meet new U.S. regulations for travel to Cuba.